Corinthians denied by late Buccs try

Thu, Sep 20, 2018

Buccaneers secured this year's Connacht Senior League title with a clean sweep of victories after Saturday's closely fought 28-25 win over Corinthians at Clonacauneen.

There was some consolation for the home side with a losing bonus point ensuring they qualify for the Connacht Senior Cup semi-final against city rivals Galwegians, who pipped Sligo by virtue of a high-scoring win over Ballina.

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Connacht are moving in the right direction, but need to wise up

Thu, Sep 20, 2018

Connacht Rugby coach Andy Friend is targeting the team's discipline this week after suffering a lop-sided penalty count in their 17-10 defeat to Edinburgh.

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Friend looks to internationals to add 'starch' to Connacht’s performance

Thu, Sep 13, 2018

Connacht face their first away trip of the new Pro14 championship blessed with a healthy squad when they meet Edinburgh in Murrayfield tomorrow evening (7.35pm).

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Late try denies Galwegians

Thu, Sep 13, 2018

A late penalty try by Buccaneers denied Galwegians this year's Connacht Senior League crown after a well-contested encounter at Dubarry Park on Saturday.

The Glenina outfit looked like regaining the title they had not held in three years when seasoned campaigner Brian Murphy grabbed his third try in the 76th minute, and David Clarke's conversion put four points between the sides.

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Connacht wary of improving Italians

Thu, Sep 06, 2018

Game two of the 2018/19 Guinness PRO14 season, and already the pressure is on Connacht to deliver a winning result when former coach Michael Bradley returns with his improving Zebre outfit on Saturday (5.15pm).

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New season, new coach, new players, but no Muldoon

Thu, Aug 30, 2018

Connacht open the 2018/19 Guinness PRO14 Championship campaign with a host of changes, but what remains the overriding goal is to qualify for Champions Cup rugby next season.

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TG4 to cover all Connacht home matches

Thu, Aug 30, 2018

Connacht Rugby fans will be delighted with TG4's coverage this season, which will broadcast 28 live games as well as deferred coverage of another nine interprovincial games.

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Tough Euro draw for Connacht

Thu, Jun 21, 2018

Connacht Rugby face a tough pool in this season's European Challenge Cup.

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Unbeaten Tribesmen now face the champs

Thu, Jun 07, 2018

The Galway Tribesmen Rugby League team face the biggest challenge of the year so far when they host the current All Ireland champions, Longhorns RL at NUIG Dangan on Saturday (2pm).

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Ruane pays tribute to late Sean Calleary

Thu, Jun 07, 2018

The late Sean Calleary, who passed away at the weekend aged 86, left behind an immense legacy, says Connacht Rugby CEO Willie Ruane.

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Fijian flyer Reece joins Connacht

Thu, May 31, 2018

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Tribesmen launch rugby league season with dominant display

Thu, May 17, 2018

The Galway Tribesmen Rugby League Club, having launched their 2018 campaign with a comfortable win over the Athy Sharks, host their first match of the season on Sunday.

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New-look Connacht squad takes shape

Thu, May 17, 2018

Connacht Rugby's squad for next season continues to take shape with the recruitment of two Irish-qualified forwards this week.

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Butler takes top honours at Connacht Rugby awards

Thu, May 10, 2018

Jarrad Butler took top honours in this year's Connacht Rugby awards, winning the coveted Players' Player of the Year Award.

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Keane may well be 'ticking' now after Connacht cut his contract

Thu, May 03, 2018

Kieran Keane, regarded as a "perfect fit" for Connacht at the time of his appointment, is now regarded as an imperfect match just nine months into this stint as head coach.

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Connacht Rugby giant prepares to say goodbye

Thu, Apr 26, 2018

It is the last game of the season for Connacht, but when Leinster roll into town on Saturday, the occasion is all about one Connacht legend, John Muldoon.

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Another home-grown stalwart to leave Connacht

Thu, Apr 19, 2018

Connacht stalwart Andrew Browne will end his playing days with the club at the end of this season.

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Galwegians grab surivival win, but no luck for others

Thu, Apr 19, 2018

Galwegians saved their best performance of the season till last, and in producing a stunning seven-try display they ensured survival in the Ulster Bank League division 2a for next season.

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Pride at stake for Connacht

Thu, Apr 12, 2018

Connacht, having been forced to relinquished any remote hope of attaining a Champions Cup place, now must summon all their pride to face top-of-the-table Glasgow Warriors in Scotland tomorrow evening (7.35pm).

It is hard to imagine anything other than a home win - all the momentum is with Dave Rennie's side as they try to maintain their top spot with Munster close behind. And while coach Kieran Keane will not lack motivation when coming up against his "old boss" from the Chiefs, rallying the players may be a little more difficult after licking their wounds this week.

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Last chance saloon for Connacht

Thu, Apr 05, 2018

Connacht's slim Champions Cup hopes will be in the "last chance saloon" in Liberty Stadium tomorrow evening (Friday).

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