Connacht will play the Southern Kings in Port Elizabeth and the Cheetahs in Bloemfontein on November 25th and December 1st


The Connacht Clan will be represented.

Bloemfontein


When: Sunday November 25th and Saturday December 1st, 2018
Where: Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, Port Elizabeth and Toyota Stadium, Bloemfontein.

Tickets

Tickets will be available on the respective club websites and there should be no problem getting them on the day. Check the forum for updates on where people are sitting.

Getting there

There are a number of options to fly to Johannesburg or Cape Town.

You can fly to both Port Elizabeth and Bloemfontein from Cape Town or Joburg, or go overland. Bloem is 4-5 hours drive from JNB. PE is quite a trek from Cape Town but you go via the Garden Route, which is very scenic.

Keller Travel are running a package tour.

Accommodation

Accommodation is plentiful and very good value.

More information

Keep checking here or follow the conversation on the Clan Forum

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pinky replied to the topic: #64022 1 week 5 days ago

Sol_ie wrote: Have ye found a place that's streaming the toy show?


No need, it was live on Supersport 17.
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Sol_ie replied to the topic: #64011 2 weeks 6 hours ago
Have ye found a place that's streaming the toy show?
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pinky replied to the topic: #64010 2 weeks 6 hours ago
Lashing rain again.
(Just trying to make people at home feel better).
ThisYearWillBeDifferent replied to the topic: #63927 3 weeks 2 days ago
Cool, thanks.
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swift4prez replied to the topic: #63926 3 weeks 2 days ago

ThisYearWillBeDifferent wrote: Anybody know if the Kellers Travel group got away from Heathrow? I was told second hand that they got held up; no answer to my texts though, which I take as hopeful.


They have. Just gone past English Channel and over France now.
ThisYearWillBeDifferent replied to the topic: #63925 3 weeks 2 days ago
Anybody know if the Kellers Travel group got away from Heathrow? I was told second hand that they got held up; no answer to my texts though, which I take as hopeful.
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pinky replied to the topic: #63920 3 weeks 2 days ago
I might be late, traffic is slow ...

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pinky replied to the topic: #63919 3 weeks 2 days ago
Kings Army (supporters' club) invited us over to Old Grey (rugby club) to watch the international games on Saturday evening. I'll get more details.
Safe travels to all those heading out today.
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pinky replied to the topic: #63910 3 weeks 3 days ago
Rain easing ..,



They have skilfully timed the rain to be heaviest at the point when I'm deciding whether to have another pint or not ...
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salmson replied to the topic: #63907 3 weeks 3 days ago

pinky wrote: See below ...


I find it safer to never read below the line. :blush:
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pinky replied to the topic: #63905 3 weeks 3 days ago
See below ...
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salmson replied to the topic: #63904 3 weeks 3 days ago

pinky wrote: It is raining here, heavy like :-(
I share Mr Muldoon's sentiments on this issue.

I am trapped indoors. Luckily it's in Mitchell's Brewery.


The (correct) spelling and (passable) grammar would indicate you haven't been there long. On the other hand though, you seem to be having a conversation with a hallucination of our former captain...
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pinky replied to the topic: #63899 3 weeks 3 days ago
It is raining here, heavy like :-(
I share Mr Muldoon's sentiments on this issue.

I am trapped indoors. Luckily it's in Mitchell's Brewery.
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connachta replied to the topic: #63883 3 weeks 4 days ago
Hope Bealham will join for Cheetahs...
Betty Swallocks replied to the topic: #63867 3 weeks 4 days ago
Has it been published anywhere what squad has travelled down to South Africa?
ThisYearWillBeDifferent replied to the topic: #63839 4 weeks 16 hours ago

ShaneM wrote:

pinky wrote: Can somebody bring me out a tea bag? Forgot to pack any and I am getting withdrawal symptoms. Rooibos is nice to look at amid the Fynbos but it's no Barry's Gold Blend ...


JUST 1?????? ;)


And a clothespeg.
merchantdon replied to the topic: #63838 4 weeks 16 hours ago

pinky wrote: Can somebody bring me out a tea bag? Forgot to pack any and I am getting withdrawal symptoms. Rooibos is nice to look at amid the Fynbos but it's no Barry's Gold Blend ...


Ah Pinky, they've lovely tea there, way better than Barry's... It's called Castle and it even comes in cans!
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ShaneM replied to the topic: #63837 4 weeks 16 hours ago

pinky wrote: Can somebody bring me out a tea bag? Forgot to pack any and I am getting withdrawal symptoms. Rooibos is nice to look at amid the Fynbos but it's no Barry's Gold Blend ...


JUST 1?????? ;)
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pinky replied to the topic: #63835 4 weeks 1 day ago
Can somebody bring me out a tea bag? Forgot to pack any and I am getting withdrawal symptoms. Rooibos is nice to look at amid the Fynbos but it's no Barry's Gold Blend ...
neill_m replied to the topic: #63797 1 month 6 days ago
Our Saffer cousins don't change their clocks, so November - March, they are 2 hours ahead. 1 hour ahead April - October. The Pro 14 site has the KO times for Irish time.
Former Coach replied to the topic: #63792 1 month 1 week ago
Just noticed that SA is GMT+2 so maybe those kick off times are 3pm and 5pm. It's 1pm and 3pm on Connacht website but they may be quoting Irish time.
Former Coach replied to the topic: #63791 1 month 1 week ago

biffo77 wrote: Are those local or Irish times? It’s going to be sweltering hot at kick off so.


I'm assuming that they are local times. There's only an hour in the difference I think so, as you say, it's likely to be seriously hot over there.
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biffo77 replied to the topic: #63790 1 month 1 week ago
Are those local or Irish times? It’s going to be sweltering hot at kick off so.
Former Coach replied to the topic: #63789 1 month 1 week ago
Kings V Connacht at 1pm according to Pro 14 website!
Former Coach replied to the topic: #63788 1 month 1 week ago
Thought the kick off in Bloemfontein was 3pm? You're probably right about staying hydrated-will be the last big tour night for many!