KEFU: TONGA’S ROAD TO WORLD CUP STARTS AT THOMOND PARK

Fri, Oct 20, 2017

TONGA'S road to the World Cup starts at Thomond Park where head coach Toutai Kefu will revive one of the fondest memories of his playing career.

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Connacht growing in confidence as Worcester visit for key Euro fixture

Thu, Oct 19, 2017

Connacht return in better form to the Galway Sportsground for the first time in a month, having broken their spell of near misses to record a deserving victory in Europe.

It was a win coach Kieran Keane believed would happen sooner rather than later, and when it came in the unusual location of Geneva against French side Oyonnax in the Challegne Cup, it was an emphatic one.

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Connacht look to Europe to turn fortunes around

Thu, Oct 12, 2017

A novel trip to Geneva beckons for Kieran Keane's squad on the opening weekend of the European competition.

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Rugby fans mourn loss of Neville Furlong

Thu, Sep 28, 2017

Rugby fans throughout Ireland are mourning the loss of Neville Furlong who sadly died this week, aged 49.

Neville, who represented Connacht and Ireland in the 1990s, learned the game in his native Wexford before joining UCG, Connacht, Ireland Universities, Ireland B, and Ireland. Known for both his speed on the wing and his defensive prowess, Furlong will always be remembered for scoring Ireland's last four-point try against the All Blacks.

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Galwegians host Blackrock

Thu, Sep 28, 2017

Galwegians RFC have much to work on before taking on a winless Blackrock College at Crowley Park this Saturday (2.30pm).

With an opportunity to post a second win, Galwegians need to utilise home advantage after newly promoted City of Armagh got the better of them, winning 26-10 last Saturday.

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No respite for Connacht

Thu, Sep 28, 2017

It does not get any easier for Kieran Keane's Connacht as they head to the home of the Guinness PRO 14 champions Scarlets.

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Connacht look to convert scoring chances against Cardiff

Thu, Sep 21, 2017

Pressure mounts on Connacht Rugby to deliver a winning performance when Cardiff Blues arrive at the Galway Sportsground on Saturday (3.15pm).

Cardiff, without a win this season, will take heart from fellow Welsh outfit Dragons, whose fighting performance saw them romp to victory over Kieran Keane's side last weekend - Connacht's second successive loss at Rodney Parade.

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Connacht will be wary of Jackman's fired-up Dragons

Thu, Sep 14, 2017

Connacht are preparing for a real backlash from Bernard Jackman's Dragons when the two sides meet in Rodney Parade on Friday night.

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Connacht ready to sample South African rugby 'braai'

Thu, Sep 07, 2017

Connacht will get their first taste of southern hemisphere club rugby on Saturday when they host the Southern Kings at the Sportsground.

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Demand for new Connacht Rugby stadium continues to grow

Thu, Sep 07, 2017

Off the pitch CEO Willie Ruane says plans on a new stadium are progressing, but there is frustration at the speed of developments.

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Grant Thornton becomes official partner of Connacht Rugby

Thu, Sep 07, 2017

Professional services firm Grant Thornton has become an official partner of Connacht Rugby for the next two years.

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Family-run Murray Timber continues partnership with Connacht Rugby

Thu, Sep 07, 2017

County Galway's Murray Timber Group has extended is partnership with Connacht Rugby for another four years.

Official partners for the past three years, Murray Timber Group will continue to be displayed on the Connacht Rugby home, away and European playing jerseys.

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Connacht unveil striking new jerseys for the season

Thu, Sep 07, 2017

Unveiled at the Sportsground in Connacht's win against Bristol, the new away and European kits are bold and bright for this 2017/18 season.

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Keane seeks more structured attack as South Africans make first visit to the Sportsground

Thu, Sep 07, 2017

A mouth-watering and historic first Guinness PRO 14 fixture between Connacht and South African side Southern Kings takes place at the Sportsground on Saturday (7.35pm).

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A new chapter in Connacht's history begins in revamped championship

Thu, Aug 31, 2017

Exciting times for rugby in Connacht. A new coach, new season, and a revamped PRO 14 Championship.

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New coach Keane brings his dreams and innovation to Connacht

Thu, Aug 17, 2017

New Connacht Rugby coach Kieran Keane, relishing a return to head coaching, is confident his new club "can do anything" in pursuit of their ambitions.

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BARBARIANS RETURN TO THOMOND PARK FOR TONGA MATCH

Wed, Aug 09, 2017

The Barbarians return to Limerick to complete this year's world tour by taking on Tonga at Thomond Park on Friday, November 10 (19.30).

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Galway's Molloy named as Ireland captain for the Women's Rugby World Cup

Wed, Aug 02, 2017

Claire Molloy has been named as Ireland's captain for the upcoming Women's Rugby World Cup.

The 29-year-old doctor who plays for Bristol RFC takes over the captaincy from Niamh Briggs, who was ruled out of the tournament earlier this week with injury.

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Tribesmen through to final again

Thu, Jul 27, 2017

The Galway Tribesmen met the Dublin City Exiles at the Claddagh last Saturday in the Rugby League Republic of Ireland semi-final.

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Historic victory for Galway over world champions Australia

Wed, Jul 19, 2017

On Monday evening Galway Tag Rugby hosted World Cup champions Australia in a series of matches in St Mary’s school grounds.

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