Galwegians' late revival continues

Thu, Feb 22, 2018

Galwegians' revival continued on Saturday when they produced their third win in a row with a superb second-half fightback against Queens in Belfast.

Down 21-3 at half-time, the Blues took control to win an absorbing Ulster Bank League division 2A contest by 32-28, which has given them a real lifeline from relegation heading into the last four remaining rounds.

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Connacht have their backs to the wall after disappointing defeat

Thu, Feb 22, 2018

Stung by defeat to Zebre, Connacht now look to improve the "mindset" when they head away for a 10 day tour that includes another Italian challenge and a first visit to South Africa.

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Galwegians win

Thu, Feb 15, 2018

Galwegians will hope they have turned the corner after grabbing a second win on the trot in the Ulster Bank League division 2A when edging high-flyers Nenagh Ormond at Crowley Park by 16-14.

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Bealham set for hundredth Connacht cap against Zebre tomorrow

Thu, Feb 15, 2018

Connacht cannot afford to let slip an opportunity to maintain momentum and widen the gap between themelves and Zebre when the sides meet at the Sportsground tomorrow evening (7.35pm).

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Galwegians can take heart from gutsy comeback

Thu, Feb 08, 2018

Galwegians need to take recent momentum into Friday evening's Ulster Bank League fixture when high-flying Nenagh Ormond visit Crowley Park in a re-scheduled match (8pm).

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Tickets for Connacht’s European clash on sale tomorrow

Thu, Feb 01, 2018

Connacht Rugby is gearing up for the biggest game of the season to date with English premiership side Gloucester making the visit to the Galway Sportsground on March 31.

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Europe helps Keane's Connacht finds its winning form

Thu, Jan 25, 2018

Connacht is looking to continue its love affair with Europe, having qualified for a home quarter-final with a demolition of visitors Oyonnax by 50-14 on Saturday.

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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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