Connacht will not be complacent in bid to nail down European home quarter-final

Thu, Jan 18, 2018

Connacht host their final European pool fixture against French visitors Oyonnax on Saturday determined to finish with a flourish and nail down a home quarter-final.

Expected to overcome Oyonnax with a bonus point, having produced a 43-15 win in Geneva in round one, Connacht are still not taking anything for granted in their bid to complete this series of games with a win.

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Connacht must grab chance to seal European quarter-final

Thu, Jan 11, 2018

Connacht can expect a real battle of mind and body when they face an improving Worcester in Saturday's Challenge Cup fixture at Sixways (3pm).

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Connacht's Ahki set to return for Thomond Park clash

Thu, Jan 04, 2018

Connacht is expecting a backlash from a Munster outfit hurting after two festive interprovincial losses when the two sides meet at Thomond Park on Saturday (7.45pm).

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Leinster will be different test says Keane after sizzling festive cracker from Connacht

Thu, Dec 28, 2017

Connacht’s improving confidence and form will face a different test on New Year’s Day when they travel to the RDS and Leo Cullen’s Leinster(3.15pm).

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Connacht ready for Ulster and bumper crowd

Thu, Dec 21, 2017

Seasonal cheer hits the Sportsground this week ahead of the first of the festive interprovincial fixtures with Ulster on Saturday (7.35pm).

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No respite for Wegians

Thu, Dec 14, 2017

t was a case of déjà vu for Galwegians on Saturday when they went down to a second consecutive defeat at the hands of Highfield in their return fixture in Cork in UBL Division 2A.

After a poor start in which they conceded two tries in the opening 10 minutes, Wegians took control of the half. However their inability to execute close to the line proved their undoing, and they settled for a penalty from outhalf Morgan Codyre to open their account on 30 minutes.

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Keane happy to be home as Brive return to Sportsground

Thu, Dec 14, 2017

Connacht can give themselves a real chance of qualifying for European quarter-finals if they repeat their performance and victory over Brive in the Galway Sportsground on Saturday (3pm).

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Connacht Women kick start campaign with first win over Munster

Thu, Dec 07, 2017

Connacht Women head to Dublin on Saturday hoping to repeat their opening day success when they face Dublin at Donnybrook at 2pm.

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Connacht's physicality and fortitude will be tested in Brive

Thu, Dec 07, 2017

A change of scene and competition might be just what Connacht needs when heading to France to face Brive in the third round of the European Challenge Cup on Saturday (8pm).

There is little need for Connacht coach Kieran Keane to demand a huge improvement after his side was outplayed by Zebre in Parma last weekend. The players know it themselves, and this is a perfect test to produce a response worthy of former PRO 14 champions.

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Connacht enter crucial period of games

Thu, Nov 23, 2017

Connacht return to action after a two-week break facing a block of 10 fixtures which will be crucial in achieving their seasonal ambitions.

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Corinthians hold Wegians to a draw

Thu, Nov 16, 2017

At a rainy and windswept Crowley Park on Friday night, Corinthians rode their luck to escape with a draw and remain ahead of their rivals Galwegians in the Ulster Bank League division 2A.

Galwegians started with intent and dominated the opening exchange. Early pressure led to a penalty on eight minutes, but out-half Morgan Codyre was wide of the mark.

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Connacht Rugby on the right road after uphill start

Thu, Nov 09, 2017

'A lot done, more to do' - Connacht, after an opening 10 week series of fixtures, has discovered some late form to move up to fourth in the PRO 14 conference table. But it has been something of a slog for new coach Kieran Keane, who admits this mini break could not have come soon enough.

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Connacht urged to stay focused as Cheetahs visit for the first time

Thu, Nov 02, 2017

Connacht are back in the Sportsground after their superb win over Munster to entertain first-time visitors, the Cheetahs, on Saturday (7.35pm).

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Fri, Oct 20, 2017

TONGA'S road to the World Cup starts at Thomond Park where head coach Toutai Kefu will revive one of the fondest memories of his playing career.

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Connacht growing in confidence as Worcester visit for key Euro fixture

Thu, Oct 19, 2017

Connacht return in better form to the Galway Sportsground for the first time in a month, having broken their spell of near misses to record a deserving victory in Europe.

It was a win coach Kieran Keane believed would happen sooner rather than later, and when it came in the unusual location of Geneva against French side Oyonnax in the Challegne Cup, it was an emphatic one.

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Connacht look to Europe to turn fortunes around

Thu, Oct 12, 2017

A novel trip to Geneva beckons for Kieran Keane's squad on the opening weekend of the European competition.

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Rugby fans mourn loss of Neville Furlong

Thu, Sep 28, 2017

Rugby fans throughout Ireland are mourning the loss of Neville Furlong who sadly died this week, aged 49.

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Galwegians host Blackrock

Thu, Sep 28, 2017

Galwegians RFC have much to work on before taking on a winless Blackrock College at Crowley Park this Saturday (2.30pm).

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No respite for Connacht

Thu, Sep 28, 2017

It does not get any easier for Kieran Keane's Connacht as they head to the home of the Guinness PRO 14 champions Scarlets.

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Connacht look to convert scoring chances against Cardiff

Thu, Sep 21, 2017

Pressure mounts on Connacht Rugby to deliver a winning performance when Cardiff Blues arrive at the Galway Sportsground on Saturday (3.15pm).

Cardiff, without a win this season, will take heart from fellow Welsh outfit Dragons, whose fighting performance saw them romp to victory over Kieran Keane's side last weekend - Connacht's second successive loss at Rodney Parade.

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