Head coach Andy Friend gets ready to put Covid behind Connacht and deliver new vision.


Friend to deliver Connacht's new vision post-Covid

Thu, Jul 15, 2021

As a new-look Connacht takes shape for the coming season, head coach And Friend has had plenty of time to think about how to achieve on-field success. Day 11 of a 14 day quarantine in a hotel in Australia, Connacht Rugby coach Andy Friend is counting down the hours before being released. It is the first time he has been 'home' in three years - Covid having stymied any plans to visit family and friends. So when he signed a new contract to stay on at the Galway Sportsground for another two seasons, it was a stipulation that he be able to head home this summer.

Monaghan's Karl O'Connell surrounded by Galway's Eamonn Brannigan and Seán Ó Maolchiaráin during a recent Allianz Football League clash at St Tiernach's Park, Clones.


Ó Maolchiaráin looking forward to Roscommon challenge

Thu, Jul 01, 2021

During the past couple of decades CLG Oileáin Árainn’s rise has been one of the great success stories in Galway football. It is a tale of perseverance and hope, crushing losses experienced, great days sampled.

Shamrock Rovers' Graham Burke and Galway United's Alex Murphy in action at Tallaght Stadium.


Understrength United defeated by the Hoops

Fri, Jul 23, 2021

Without a win against Shamrock Rovers in the capital since 1994 this was always likely to prove a demanding evening at Tallaght Stadium for an understrength Galway United.


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