Connacht hope to nail play-off with win over Edinburgh

Thu, Apr 06, 2017

It has been a poor couple of weeks for Connacht. Losses to Glasgow and Zebre have been compounded by the nature of the defeats - games which could have been won by the chances created. Now, however, Connacht need to show their true colours, and secure a play-off for next season's Champions Cup.

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Corinthians keep hopes alive

Thu, Mar 30, 2017

An explosive 15 minute period in the second half ensured Corinthians grabbed a valuable AIB League victory by 24-13 to keep their hopes alive of avoiding relegation from division 2A. Ahead now are three massive games, starting with Queens in Corinthian Park next Saturday.

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Connacht head to Italy to play catch-up

Thu, Mar 30, 2017

This time last year Connacht were working their way to a first Guinness Pro 12 trophy and Champions Cup rugby. Twelve months later they are facing a possible play-off against the French or English to qualify again. It is hardly the position they expected to be in - certainly not returning to Parma to play Zebre in the refixed Pro 12 game this Saturday - when Irish eyes are in Thomond Park.

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Crunch time for Lam's Connacht

Thu, Mar 23, 2017

e on the line in this next block of four Guinness Pro 12 fixtures, starting on Saturday with an away fixture to Glasgow Warriors. And to make the task that more challenging for the title holders, it involves three away fixtures on the bounce, starting with the 2015 champions, and finishing with a home game against Leinster.

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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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