Connacht's path to historic first Pro 12 final

Fri, May 27, 2016

Fri 4 Sep W Connacht 29 – 23 Newport Gwent Dragons Sportsground 3,624

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Legendary John Muldoon leads Connacht on a mission

Thu, May 26, 2016

ht's legendary captain John Muldoon ahead of Saturday's historic game in the province's history.

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From fan to player, Browne revelling in Pro 12 adventure

Thu, May 26, 2016

From being a Connacht diehard to pulling on the green jersey for his debut against Cardiff Blues in April 2007, Andrew Browne has known more lows than highs in his long association with his native province, and the second row-cum-flanker could be forgiven that this weekend's trip to Edinburgh to face Leinster in the Guinness Pro 12's grand final is all a dream.

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O'Halloran wants that 'special feeling' on Saturday

Thu, May 26, 2016

Connacht fullback Tiernan O'Halloran has been around the Sportsground for some seven years, and never experienced such an exciting time.

Like most of his teammates, he has had to be content with small incremental achievements, including the odd victory over Leinster. But not anymore.

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Loughney relishing life’s big occasions

Thu, May 19, 2016

Long-serving Connacht player Ronan Loughney is relishing taking part in not one, but two, of the most important occasions in his life in the next three weeks.

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Connacht intent on making history

Thu, May 19, 2016

Connacht coach Pat Lam is preparing his players for the fight of their lives when they host Glasgow in the biggest game in the province's history on Saturday (6.30pm).

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Dare to dream as Connacht edge closer to seasonal silverware

Thu, May 12, 2016

It has already been a phenomenal season, but Connacht will certainly have a bigger pep in their step this week after securing a first Pro 12 home semi-final.

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Lam, Aki and Muldoon lead Connacht awards winners

Thu, May 12, 2016

Connacht received deserved recognition for their exceptional season with three major winners at the Guinness Pro 12 awards.

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Connacht and Glasgow in shootout at the Sportsgsround

Thu, May 05, 2016

It is now down to the top two teams, Connacht and Glasgow, to fight it out in this final round for a prized home semi-final in the Guinness Pro 12 League.

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NUIG women's rugby on a high

Thu, Apr 28, 2016

NUIG Women's Rugby is celebrating unprecedented success, having stocked its sports cabinet with four trophies this season.

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Galwegians look to claim first Bateman Cup silverware

Thu, Apr 28, 2016

Galwegians Senior XV have a chance to claim silverware this season when they meet Cork Constitution in the final of the Bateman Cup in an action-packed afternoon at Crowley Park on Saturday (12.45pm).

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Connacht head to Italy with new goals

Thu, Apr 28, 2016

Connacht Rugby head to Italy this week with a new set of goals for this last phase of the season.

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Connacht = Champions Cup

Thu, Apr 21, 2016

Champions Cup rugby was the seasonal goal for Connacht. They can now tick it off.

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Connacht lose epic battle in the Alps

Thu, Apr 14, 2016

Connacht and Grenoble produced an epic European Challenge Cup quarter-final that beguiled and bedazzled the 14,876 fans at Stade des Alpes.

But at the end of a pulsating 80 minutes, Bernard Jackman's side prevailed by a single point, 33-32, and the former Connacht and Leinster hooker apologised for the victory.

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Browne confident Connacht’s style will reap rewards

Thu, Apr 14, 2016

Connacht's exciting brand of rugby may be earning plaudits, but it is not enough, says second-row Andrew Browne.

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Champions Cup beckons for Connacht with one more win

Thu, Apr 14, 2016

Win on Saturday, and Connacht will achieve their seasonal ambition to qualify for next season's Champions Cup.

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Confident Connacht have a "real chance" in France

Thu, Apr 07, 2016

The only province without a trophy, Connacht truly believe this could be their year. As they head to France to face Grenoble in Saturday's European Challenge Cup quarter-finals (8pm), all Irish eyes are focused on Pat Lam's blossoming side.

The Connacht coach says while trophies do not define success, there is a "genuine" chance for this squad, several of whom will be leaving at the end of the season, to win silverware.

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Confident Connacht have a "real chance" in France

Thu, Apr 07, 2016

The only province without a trophy, Connacht truly believe this could be their year. As they head to France to face Grenoble in Saturday's European Challenge Cup quarter-finals (8pm), all Irish eyes are focused on Pat Lam's blossoming side.

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Connacht's victory celebrations cut short as Ulster test looms

Thu, Mar 31, 2016

What a week for Connacht Rugby. Top of the league with four Pro 12 games remaining, Connacht have had precious little time to celebrate a momentous victory over Leinster as they head to Belfast to face Ulster tomorrow evening.

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