Connacht travel to Brive for the Challenge Cup clash on Saturday December 9th


The last trip to Brive was particularly memorable, with a warm welcome show to the Clan by the Brive Supporters's Club, Kop Cabiste, and by Man of the Match Thomas Laranjeira, who bought us plenty of comenpsatory beverages to atone for all those points he scored against us.centre of brive

When: Saturday, December 9th, 21:00
Where: Stade Amédée-Domenech, Brive-la-Gaillarde

Tickets

Tickets are available here. The Clan are in the following approximate location (tickets €39 each)

Tribune Elie Peybere. Travee N. Rang (Row) 7-10. Seat Numbers 29-40.

At this point you should be able to get seats in Row 11, i.e. seats 1129-1140 area.

Some website screenshots to help you find us:

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Getting there

There are direct flights to Bordeaux with Aer Lingus.
The Clan are running a bus from the airport to Brive to meet the flights Friday-Sunday.
It will be priced at €50 return. If we fill the bus we should have enough to fund the pre-match meal as well.

Seats for the bus are available in the Travel section of the Connacht Clan Shop.

Accommodation

Lots of options around town. A good few are in the Ibis Brive Centre. There are others closer to the centre of town, e.g. Le Coq D'Or, Hotel L'Andrea, Citotel Le Chapon Fin

Hospitality

We have been in touch with their supporters' club, Kop Cabiste.

Their bar is Le Relais du Pilou, a few minutes walk from the stadium. They are organising a meal for us before the match.

The menu will be :
Vegetables soupe 
Salade de gésiers
Confit de canard, potatoes
Cheese
Buffet of desserts 
Wine and coffee included 

Match Day Transport

The stadium is withing walking distance of town. You can get a taxi but there only appears to be one of them!

Things to see

 Le Chateau D'Eau. A cathedral. A couple of museums and a nice Old Town.

More information

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