Connacht did everything to keep Henshaw

Thu, Feb 18, 2016

Connacht left no stone unturned in their bid to stop Robbie Henshaw from heading to Dublin.

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Connacht not taking Zebre lightly

Thu, Feb 18, 2016

Connacht head to Italy this weekend to face Zebre, looking for their 10th Pro !2 victory to maintain their push for Champions Cup rugby.

There are no fresh injuries following their bonus-point win away to Newport, but both Bundee Aki and Aly Muldowney are suffering from chest infections. Lock Ben Marshall, who has been out of action for several months with a fractured arm, is fit and available, while Jack Carty has returned to Ireland after surgery to remove his spleen in Dubai following a waterside accident and will continue his recovery.

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Galwegians need to make home advantge count over Garryowen

Thu, Feb 18, 2016

Galwegians return to Crowley Park this weekend needing a win to help them avoid relegation from the Ulster Bank League division 1A. The task does not get any easier with top four side Garryowen visiting on Saturday (2.30pm), and Galwegians are only too aware that points are desperately needed in their bid to steer clear of the relegation zone.

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Connacht wary of Dragon's lair

Thu, Feb 11, 2016

After a brief respite, Connacht Rugby return to action with an unusual Thursday (this evening) Pro 12 fixture against Newport Gwent Dragons in Newport (7.30pm).

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Carty suffers serious blow after holiday accident

Thu, Feb 11, 2016

A much-needed rest from rugby turned into a nightmare for Connacht's Jack Carty who underwent surgery in Dubai this week to remove his spleen.

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Corinthians chance to climb

Thu, Feb 11, 2016

Corinthians have a great chance to move up the Ulster Bank League division 2A when they face Thomond on Saturday.

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Connacht sign off 16-week run with Pro 12 and European targets ticked

Thu, Feb 04, 2016

Connacht players are taking a well deserved holiday this week after a perfect finish to an exhaustive run of 16 games on the trot.

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Top four at stake for Connacht when leading Scarlets visit on Saturday

Thu, Jan 28, 2016

Connacht wrap up a tough run of 16 games on the trot this weekend with high hopes of remaining in the Guinness Pro 12 top four.

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Skerries next up for Corinthians

Thu, Jan 28, 2016

Corinthians suffered another defeat on Saturday at home to Cashel RFC, losing by 19-0.

It has been a tough season for the Cloonacauneen players who, with just three wins from 12 outings, continue to play with pride in the Ulster Bank League division 2A.

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Henshaw expected to return for Connacht in 'do or die' Euro match

Thu, Jan 21, 2016

Ireland centre Robbie Henshaw is set for a return to action in Connacht's final European pool fixture at the Galway Sportsground on Saturday (3pm).

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Lam predicts big things for Bealham

Thu, Jan 21, 2016

Rodney Ah You's decision to move to Ulster is a pat on the back for Connacht having made him a better player.

Connacht coach Pat Lam says while disappointed with Ah You's decision to leave, the offer from Ulster was on the back of the work Connacht had done.

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Galwegians advance to first All Ireland Cup final

Thu, Jan 21, 2016

Galwegians have advanced to their first All Ireland Bateman Cup final after a 35-31 win over Ulster Cup winners Ballynahinch at Crowley Park on Saturday.

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Connacht must deliver the knock-out blow to Brive

Thu, Jan 14, 2016

Connacht's European qualifications face a huge test on Saturday when they travel to France for a crunch Challenge Cup fixture against Brive.

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Corinthians entertain Naas

Thu, Jan 14, 2016

Corinthians return to Cloonacauneen where they entertain Naas on Saturday (2.30pm) in the Ulster Bank League division 2A.

The city side will be hoping to arrest a desperate run of results that continued into the New Year when they were outgunned by UCC in Cork last weekend.

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Injury crisis lifts as Connacht face league leaders

Thu, Jan 07, 2016

Finally some good news on the injury front for Connacht as they head into crunch Pro 12 and European fixtures this month.

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Bright future for Connacht youngsters

Thu, Jan 07, 2016

While Connacht await Robbie Henshaw's contract decision for next season, which had been expected before Christmas, Lam is continuing to add to his squad - the latest being the promotion of centre Peter Robb and Galwegian flanker Sean O'Brien this week from the Academy.

"We now have five boys out of the Academy, year three, signed up - boys who have been with us right through pre-season. Robb has made massive progress and we are really pleased where he is at, and O'Brien has shown in his performances, like everyone knows, he has a big future - again a good local boy.

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Galwegians pick up vital win to kick-start New Year

Thu, Jan 07, 2016

Galwegians enjoyed a perfect start to the New Year with a valuable 15-12 win over Young Munster in the Ulster Bank League division one.

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Connacht hit the RDS just as Cullen’s Leinster finds scoring form

Wed, Dec 30, 2015

Connacht open their New Year with another derby fixture, this time against a Leinster outfit that found its scoring form last weekend.

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Returning players to boost Connacht ahead of Stephen's night inter pro

Wed, Dec 23, 2015

It is a big week for Connacht Rugby as they host the first of the festive interprovincials at the Galway Sportsground with the visit of Ulster on St Stephen's night (6pm).

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Connacht prepare for Newcastle backlash

Thu, Dec 17, 2015

Connacht's injury woes may continue, but so do the victories in the European Challenge Cup, and coach Pat Lam will be hoping his injury-hit squad can lift themselves one more time to see off Newcastle before the break.

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