Timely new recruit for Connacht

Thu, Sep 15, 2016

Pat Lam has boosted his injury-hit squad this week with the addition of New Zealander Stacey Lli.

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Connacht need to bounce back

Thu, Sep 08, 2016

Feet firmly on the ground after last week's surprise Glasgow walloping, Connacht must now produce a performance the Sportsground fans have come to expect when they host Ospreys on Saturday (7.35pm).

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Corinthians mini rugby ready to ruck

Thu, Sep 01, 2016

Galway Corinthians Mini Rugby new season starts on Saturday with registration day in the clubhouse from 10am to 12 noon.

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Connacht raring to set the Pro 12 alight again

Thu, Aug 18, 2016

Key Connacht players Bundee Aki, captain John Muldoon, and Tiernan O’Halloran launched the 2016/17 Connacht Rugby home jersey this week, in conjunction with new title sponsor and official retail partner Elverys Intersport, at the Galway Sportsground this week. Connacht will also wear a special gold sleeve patches produced for the first time for the champions. The season opens in the Sportsground on September 3 when Connacht host Glasgow Warriors who Connacht overcame in the last season’s semi-final.

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Six Tribesmen to represent Republic in Galway this Saturday

Thu, Aug 11, 2016

Six of the victorious Galway Tribesmen have been selected by the Republic of Ireland for the first match of the Rugby League Ireland Origin clash at Galwegians' grounds on Saturday at 2pm.

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Tribesmen are double champions

Thu, Aug 11, 2016

2016 marks a remarkable year for the Galway Tribesmen Rugby League Club which in the space of a week has been crowned ROI champion and now All Ireland champion.

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Lam boosts Connacht’s second-row options

Thu, Aug 11, 2016

Connacht Rugby has added experienced lock Lewis Stephenson to this season's line-up as they bid to retain the Pro 12 title won in May for the first time.

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Tribesmen will be triumphant

Thu, Jul 28, 2016

After an enthralling semi-final encounter against the Dublin City Exiles, the Galway Tribesmen have booked their place in the Republic of Ireland Rugby League final this weekend.

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Tribesmen march into rugby league final

Thu, Jul 28, 2016

Galway Tribesmen 30

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Connacht to start season at Sportsground

Thu, Jul 14, 2016

Connacht will kick-off the defence of its Guinness Pro 12 title at the Sportsground against Glasgow Warriors on Saturday September 3 [7.35pm], fixtures for the upcoming 2016/17 season were released yesterday.

It will be the third consecutive home match where Pat Lam’s men have invited the 2015 league champions to Galway after the teams clashed in the final round of the regular season and the Guinness Pro 12 play-offs last term; Connacht winning on both occasions 14-7 and 16-11 respectively.

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Galway Touch Rugby players head to Euros

Thu, Jul 07, 2016

Members of the Irish Women's Touch Rugby team, many of whom play with Galway Touch, are taking part in the European European Touch Championships in Jersey next month.

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Lam brings Elwood into reshuffled coaching team, as Bell departs

Thu, Jun 09, 2016

Connacht's Eric Elwood and former player Conor McPhillips will have new roles in Pat Lam's coaching team next season.

Elwood will take over as kicking coach on an advisory basis, along side his current role as domestic games manager, while McPhillips, moves from an assistant attack coach to backs coach following the departure of Kiwi Andre Bell to his homeland.

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The late Monsignor Horan would have approved

Sat, Jun 04, 2016

Some 14 hours before Galway produced a rapturous reception for Connacht Rugby, the squad landed into Knock Airport by charter to an unexpected welcome by some 2,000 fans.

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Connacht produce the creme de la creme to win Pro 12 final

Thu, Jun 02, 2016

It is a triumph that has produced the biggest shock wave in rugby this season.

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Lam not resting on his laurels

Thu, Jun 02, 2016

Connacht coach Pat Lam is already plotting new goals for his group of champions.

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Connacht are the champions

Thu, Jun 02, 2016

Connacht 20

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Emotions run high as Connacht celebrate

Thu, Jun 02, 2016

Pat Lam - coach: "I knew it was going to be a challenge, a different style. I know people mentioned old dogs don't learn new tricks, that's wrong, I'm old too and I'm learning right through and I am excited about where I might be in five years' time."

John Muldoon - captain: "Irish teams and provinces have been so successful in the last decade or so, I have been jealous. I looked on in envy. I have been through some tough days in the past, but all of those who go onto that pitch, we know what got us here all year."

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Joycey keeps the sunny side up

Thu, Jun 02, 2016

Popular Connacht kit manager Martin Joyce is this week relaxing in the Italian sun with his family, with just a couple of suitcases to supervise.

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What a day to be in Edinburgh, What a day to be a Connacht fan, What a win

Thu, Jun 02, 2016

By planes, trains and automobiles they came. Places like Belfast airport and Larne ferry port have probably never had it so good as thousands availed of the northern transport services as well known travel paths had been booked out earlier in the week. By hook and by crook Connacht's clan made it to Edinburgh and by God, the journey was worth it.

Wondering around the streets of the old town last Saturday, you could have mistaken Scotland's capital for Eyre Square or Grafton Street in Dublin, such was the number of the green and blue shirts basking in the delightful sunshine outside the many pubs and restaurants that Edinburgh has to offer. There was also a sizable sprinkling of red and white added to the mix as disappointed Ulster fans made the trip despite the play-off defeat the week prior; the Irish invasion was in full flow.

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This is the moment for Connacht Rugby

Fri, May 27, 2016

Connacht Rugby face their "ultimate" test on Saturday when they take on Irish aristocrats Leinster in Scotland in a bid to claim this year's Guinness Pro 12 League crown.

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