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Five named on Irelaland squad

Pat Lam says it’s “fantastic” to have five of our Connacht men named in the Ireland squad for November. “Their inclusion is thoroughly deserved and we’re all very proud of them. When you consider this time last year we only had one player in the camp with Robbie [Henshaw] and now we have five, it is a huge testament to the playersm, their teammates, the backroom staff, and what we’re all trying to do here at Connacht Rugby.

Popular Connacht prop forced to retire

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Connacht Rugby has been shocked by the sudden retirement of long-serving Connacht prop Brett Wilkinson who has been forced to retire from the sport immediately as a result of a recent neck injury.

Henshaw happy to stay with Connacht

Talented Connacht Rugby player Robbie Henshaw has agreed to stay at the province for another two years.

Fond farewells as Elwood leaves Connacht in a better place

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Eric Elwood's era of 24 years continuous service for the province came to an end against Glasgow in the final round of this season’s RaboDirect Pro 12.

Emotions on hold as Elwood bids farewell after twenty-four years

Connacht close their 2012/13 season this evening in what is expected to an emotional farewell to the province’s most significant personality of the last 24 years, coach Eric Elwood.

Elwood puts emotions on hold for Connacht’s final fixture

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Connacht close their 2012/13 season tomorrow evening in what is expected to an emotional farewell to the province’s most significant personality of the last 24 years, coach Eric Elwood.

Connacht aim for Italian success

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With European rugby taking centre stage this weekend, Connacht and Treviso are locked into a battle of their own in their refixed RaboDirect Pro 12 clash in Italy this evening. Both sides are still looking for their best league finish and, on this occasion, Treviso have the upper hand. They are currently in seventh place with 43 points, while Connacht are in ninth with 36 points. A win for Connacht would ensure they cannot be caught by Edinburgh, who, just four points behind, host the Dragons next week, while Eric Elwood’s side host a Glasgow outfit looking for a home-semi. “This is a huge game for both sides,” says Elwood. “ Treviso are going for their best finish and we can still improve on our league standing for a third year in a row, so there is a lot riding on this game. A win for either side would ensure we go into the last match with a huge incentive.”

Centres Griffin and Murphy doubtful for refixed Treviso clash

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With European rugby taking centre stage this weekend, Connacht and Treviso are locked into a battle of their own in their refixed RaboDirect Pro 12 clash in Italy tomorrow evening.

Best finish still the target for Elwood’s men

After an unexpected three week break from action, Connacht head to Edinburgh for a crucial clash in their bid to finish this season’s campaign on a high.

Lam arrives early to cast an eye on Connnacht

Galway turned on its best weather for incoming Connacht coach Pat Lam who arrived in the city on Monday evening.

 

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