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Connacht Rugby has revealed plans for a €30-million redevelopment of the Sportsground, which will transform its home into a top-class 12,000-capacity stadium and high-performance training centre.
A novel trip to Geneva beckons for Kieran Keane's squad on the opening weekend of the European competition.
This month next year a decision will be made on who will host the 2023 Rugby World Cup. The bookies were saying yesterday that Ireland is the 2/5 favourite to be awarded the honour, but there is many a slip twixt world cup and the lip and there cannot be any element of complacency regarding a potential bid.
Galway is in with a chance of hosting international rugby if Ireland's bid for the 2023 Rugby World Cup is successful.
Connacht pulled off a worthy pre-season scalp when they overcame Munster at Thomond Park by 28-12 in their final pre-season warm-up fixture.
Connacht Women’s Rugby hosts a rare representative doubleheader this weekend when Munster's senior and u-18 teams visit the Sportsground on Saturday.
The rugby club in UCG was founded in 1874, which makes it the oldest such club in Connacht. They played in the Bateman Cup competition many times and won their first Connacht Senior Cup in 1897. They have held this trophy aloft 34 times in all, more than any other club in the west, and they have won the senior league 16 times. They won the Dudley Cup for the first time in 1905. Many of their players have played for Irish universities international teams, and 10 have been capped for Ireland, several while playing for UCG. One of those, Ciaran Fitzgerald, captained the British and Irish Lions. The UCG colours are maroon and white.
A new board is set to take over the running of Connacht Rugby following a year-long review undertaken by the IRFU and the Connacht Branch.