Lam's one departing hope is Connacht’s qualification for Champions Cup

Thu, Mar 09, 2017

Connacht celebrated a fourth win in a row with a 33-3 trouncing of Zebre - their longest sequence of wins this season - to continue their momentum towards their seasonal goal of Champions Cup rugby.

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Galwegians forced to settle for a draw

Thu, Mar 09, 2017

Galwegians and play-off hopefuls Old Wesley played out a low-scoring but entertaining 7-7 draw in Glenina on Saturday.

Although Aidan Moynihan and Adam Griggs swapped second-half tries, Galwegians had opportunities in a dominant second half to take full points and ease their relegation woes.

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Bundee gives Connacht a boost

Thu, Feb 23, 2017

Player of the year Bundee Aki is one of several players hoping to make a return to action for Connacht this weekend.

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Kieran Keane gets the thumbs up from all at Connacht

Thu, Feb 23, 2017

Timing is everything, and it looks like the right time for new Connacht head coach Kieran Keane.

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Connacht must quench Dragons' fire in Champions Cup quest

Thu, Feb 16, 2017

Connacht's chase for Champions Cup rugby continues at the Galway Sportsground with the Newport Gwent Dragons' visit on Saturday (7.35pm).

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Connacht Rugby determined to keep Champions Cup qualification alive

Thu, Feb 09, 2017

European disappointment behind them, Connacht return to Guinness Pro 12 action with a singleminded ambition to win, win, and win, in order to qualify for Champions Cup rugby again next season.

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Wegians drop in danger zone

Thu, Feb 09, 2017

alwegians suffered another defeat in the Ulster Bank League division 1B, losing to Connacht rivals Buccaneers by 25-14.

While Brett Wilkinson's squad could celebrate extending their lead at the top of the table, Galwegians plummeted deeper into the relegation zone.

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Concussion forces Marshall to retire

Thu, Feb 02, 2017

Connacht Rugby have lost another player to concussion with news this week that Ben Marshall is retiring immediately.

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Corinthians move up

Thu, Feb 02, 2017

Corinthians secured a fine 22-14 win against high-flying Banbridge in Cloonacauneen Park on Saturday afternoon.

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Connacht must overcome Champions Cup frustration to focus on Pro 12

Thu, Jan 26, 2017

One seasonal ambition missed; another big one remaining. Connacht's exit from the European Champions Cup is tough to take, but it will be even harder if Connacht fail to be back in the competition next season.

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Connacht prepare to stage another European coup

Thu, Jan 19, 2017

Captain John Muldoon has announced another year in his tenure at Galway Sportsground on the week Connacht fight for a first Champions Cup quarter-final.

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Returning Ronaldson and new recruits will boost Connacht

Thu, Jan 12, 2017

Connacht, a little more positive on the injury front, face familiar Italian foes Zebre in the Galway Sportsground's final Champions Cup pool fixture this season.

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Buccs overcome Corinthians to complete Connacht double

Thu, Jan 12, 2017

Buccaneers completed this year's Connacht Senior Cup trophy and league double with a 17-10 win over Corinthians in Friday evening's cup decider at Cloonacauneen,

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Lam sees light at end of Connacht’s injury tunnel

Thu, Jan 05, 2017

Connacht's hopes of retaining their Guinness Pro 12 title took a nosedive after poor festive results, and it does not look any rosier with a deepening injury crisis ahead of Saturday's visit to the Ospreys in Wales.

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Galwegians host Ireland's only Mixed Ability Rugby team

Thu, Jan 05, 2017

The Sunday's Well Rebels, Ireland's only Mixed Ability Rugby team, will travel from Cork to play an exhibition game with Galwegians on Saturday (2pm).

Mixed Ability Rugby is regular contact rugby played by people both with and without disabilities and played under World Rugby Rules.

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Connacht continue to be hit by injury crisis for New Year interpro with Munster

Fri, Dec 30, 2016

Connacht, in need of some much-needed New Year cheer when they host Munster at the Galway Sportsground on Saturday, have a record number of players sidelined through injury.

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Battle bruised Connacht will improve as Wasps arrive, says Lam

Thu, Dec 15, 2016

Connacht may not be in the best physical shape ahead of Saturday's battle with Wasps, but coach Pat Lam is hoping mental strength and the home venue will help his side win this vital Champions Cup fixture.

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Connacht women host Ulster

Thu, Dec 15, 2016

The final Women's Interprovincial between Connacht and Ulster takes place this Saturday at Corinthian Park (10am).

Connacht are still in contention to win the series, but need a victory, having lost away to defending champions Munster last weekend by 12-8.

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Connacht ready for Wasps, but not Lam's departure

Thu, Dec 08, 2016

It has been a dramatic week for Connacht. Amid the shock news that coach Pat Lam is departing at the end of the season for pastures new, Connacht must also try to concentrate their minds on the more immediate task of a significant European Champions Cup fixture in England.

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