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City council to honour Connacht Rugby heroes

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The Galway city council has voted in favour of holding a civic reception for the Connacht Rugby team.

Galway flyers seek World Cup glory

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Two Galway girls are 'flying high' having been chosen to represent Ireland at a competitive international tournament later this summer.

Emotions run high as Connacht celebrate

Pat Lam - coach: "I knew it was going to be a challenge, a different style. I know people mentioned old dogs don't learn new tricks, that's wrong, I'm old too and I'm learning right through and I am excited about where I might be in five years' time."

Ballyhaunis ready for Operation Transformation to paint the town

Over the past number of weeks the business people, voluntary groups, and clubs of Ballyhaunis have gathered together to form Ballyhaunis/GoBallyhaunis. Like every other rural town which has been affected by the economic downturn and the scars that it has left behind, the organising committee is eager to promote all that is good about Ballyhaunis. The first step was to create an umbrella brand under which they could organise themselves. They have done this with a very simple variation of the name Ballyhaunis incorporating the town colours red and black and a heart.

GAA drama Face the Short Kick Out at the Town Hall

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THERE ARE few, if any, families in Ireland, who do not have some connection with the GAA, either on, or off, the field. Even those with no involvement whatsoever are fascinated by what makes it tick.

Harlequins up next for Buccs after narrow defeat to St Mary’s College

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Buccaneers host Belfast Harlequins in the Ulster Bank League Division 1B at Dubarry Park on Saturday afternoon, kicking off at 2.30pm.

Bright future for Connacht youngsters

While Connacht await Robbie Henshaw's contract decision for next season, which had been expected before Christmas, Lam is continuing to add to his squad - the latest being the promotion of centre Peter Robb and Galwegian flanker Sean O'Brien this week from the Academy.

Good humour makes all things tolerable as Connacht finally escape Siberia 

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It was a rugby trip like no other for Connacht last week, logistically, mentally and physically challenging. However came through their testing week in Siberia with flying colours, led by coach Pat Lam.

Chilly Siberian task awaits but Connacht are focussed ahead of historic Russian match

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Connacht Rugby arrived in Siberia yesterday afternoon to be greeted by a blanket of snow for the first European fixture ever to be held in Russia.

 

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