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Demand for new Connacht Rugby stadium continues to grow

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

Connacht ready to sample South African rugby 'braai'

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

Connacht signs Jarrad Butler

Connacht Rugby has announced the signing of ACT Brumbies' back-row forward Jarrad Butler on a three-year deal.

Kieran Keane gets the thumbs up from all at Connacht

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

Bristol move for family says Connacht coach Pat Lam

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Connacht head coach Pat Lam, in his first interview since announcing his shock departure from Connacht Rugby, says the offer from Bristol rugby was too good to turn down because it secures his family's future.

Connacht to crown a good week with repeat win over Leinster

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Connacht look to finish off a good week for the province when they face their Pro 12 interprovincial rivals Leinster at the RDS on Saturday (5.15pm).

Connacht's Nathan White forced to retire

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Connacht have lost influential prop Nathan White, who has been forced to retire following a concussion injury in March.

Why we all win if Connacht Rugby wins the long game

Momentum is a great thing. It has this kind of momentumishy factor that sort of drags you along and makes you achieve more than you would it you didn’t have that amount of momentumishness. It makes you stand up tall and take a deep breath and with your lungs full of air, it makes you more than you are and helps you stay there.

Connacht Rugby’s new vision is 10,000 seater stadium

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Galway city is turning green this weekend in growing support of Connacht Rugby’s biggest fixture in its professional era on Saturday. And with the Galway Sportsground sold out for another week, Connacht CEO Willie Ruane has revealed the province’s hopes to either renovate and extend the College Road facility or build a new stadium elsewhere in the city.

Connacht did everything to keep Henshaw

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Connacht left no stone unturned in their bid to stop Robbie Henshaw from heading to Dublin. The 22-years-old Connacht and Ireland centre confirmed his departure from his home province on Sunday, before signing with Leinster on Monday evening for the next three seasons. Connacht coach Pat Lam says Connacht, with the help of the IRFU, did everything possible to keep Henshaw at the Sportsground, but in the end it was the Athlone native's decision to leave.


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