Lam faces tough choices to finalise next season’s squad

GALWAY ADVERTISER, April 24, 2014

Connacht coach Pat Lam says some current players will be moving on as he continues to finalise his squad for next year.

Having already signed two Super 15 players, hooker/prop Tom McCartney, whom he coached at the Blues, and centre Bundee Aki from the Chiefs, Lam says their experience will be vital in helping his side achieve Heineken Cup status - and overcome fellow Irish provinces in the future.

Galwegians youngsters in Six Nations festival

GALWAY ADVERTISER, April 24, 2014

Galwegians u-12s will make their annual pilgrimage to London with a squad of 33 players and 24 adults to take part in the world-renowned London-Irish “Clearing-Out” Six Nations Mini Rugby Festival.

This is the 33rd time London Irish has hosted this event and it will by attended by 29 clubs from six countries, including England, Scotland, Wales, France and Germany. Ireland will be represented by Ballymena, Clontarf, Coleraine, De La Salle Palmerstown, Dolphin, Garryowen and Galwegians.

Corinthians captain Gormley receives nomination

GALWAY ADVERTISER, April 24, 2014

Corinthians completed their Ulster Bank League season with defeat to relegation-threatened Malone at Gibson Park on Saturday.

Corinthians, whose promotion hopes were dashed the previous weekend, had little to play for, while their hosts needed victory to escape the drop to division 2A.

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