Injuries mount as Connacht delivers a second bonus-point win

Thu, Oct 17, 2019

Two out of three ain't bad for starters. Bonus-point wins over Benetton Treviso and Dragons have taken some of the sting out of Connacht's opening defeat to Scarlets in Wales as the new season's PRO14 shuts down for a week.

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Connacht create season blueprint in win over Benetton

Thu, Oct 10, 2019

Connacht Rugby set an early season standard with a six-try haul last weekend, and the challenge now is to maintain that, even away from home, when they return to Wales to face Dragons in Rodney Parade on Saturday (7.35pm).

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City rugby rivals ready for head to head

Thu, Oct 10, 2019

City rivals Corinthians and Corinthians go head to head in an early season league fixture that takes place under lights in Cloonacauneen at 8pm.

Both sides enjoyed winning starts to their Energia AIL division 2B campaigns, Corinthians bagging a bonus point in their 25-0 win away to Ballina, while Galwegians enjoyed an 18-10 win at home to Sligo.

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Connacht hope history can repeat itself in World Cup year

Thu, Sep 26, 2019

World Cup year again, and everyone remembers Connacht's march to a first major trophy four season ago.

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Strategy to promote women’s game

Thu, Sep 26, 2019

Connacht Rugby has launched its strategy for the development of the women’s game in the province.

“Women of the West” sets out targets to increase participation throughout the province and develop the pathway for players from underage to senior rugby.

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Marmion to feature for Connacht against Munster

Thu, Sep 19, 2019

Connacht Rugby's head coach Andy Friend says he was "gutted" scrumhalf Kieran Marmion missed out on making the final 31 of Joe Schmidt's World Cup squad.

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Craughwell athletes to make debut on European stage

Thu, Sep 19, 2019

Craughwell AC make the journey to Portugal this weekend to compete at the forthcoming European Athletics U20 Club Track and Field Championships in Leiria, Portugal, on Saturday.

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United's youngsters to sign off season against Athone on Saturday

Thu, Sep 19, 2019

Following a remarkable weekend at Eamonn Deacy Park, packed with goals and encouragement, Galway United conclude their SSE Airtricity League first division campaign with an away fixture against Athlone Town at Lissywoolen on Saturday (7.45pm).

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Connacht's Jack Carty set to celebrate birthday with first Ireland start

Thu, Aug 29, 2019

All Connacht eyes will be on Jack Carty who is set to make his first Test start for Ireland in Saturday’s World Cup warm-up against Wales at the Principality Stadium (2.30pm).

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Connacht Women’s squad face Leinster in interpro opener

Thu, Aug 15, 2019

Connacht Women open their new season with a tough task in Leinster at Energia Park on Saturday (5.30pm) in the 2019 Women's Interprovincial Championship.

New head coach Brian McClearn has named a 34-player squad for this year's championship, with Nichola Fryday named as captain, and fellow Irish international Mary Healy selected as vice-captain.

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Familiar foes for Connacht in Champions Cup draw

Thu, Jun 20, 2019

Connacht will face two trips to the south of France and a jaunt over to the West Country in England as the province returns to European club rugby's top table after a two year absence.

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Tribesmen win again in tough encounter

Thu, Jun 13, 2019

The Galway Tribesmen Rugby League team earned a hard fought victory against the Dublin City Exiles last Saturday at South Park, The Claddagh. The match was billed as a tough, thrilling, encounter and it did not disappoint.

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Tribesmen back to winning ways

Thu, Jun 06, 2019

The Tribesmen returned to winning ways with a comprehensive victory over new outfit Barracudas from Carlow.

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Connacht players rewarded

Thu, May 30, 2019

A successful season for Connacht Rugby continued with the selection of a number of players on Ireland teams.

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Tribesmen open new rugby league season with high hopes

Thu, May 23, 2019

Galway Tribesmen Rugby League team to take to the field this weekend for their first competitive match of the new season.

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Connacht sign off a season of success

Thu, May 09, 2019

"Disappointed men and some tears" was the natural response in the immediate aftermath of Connacht's 21-13 loss to Ulster in this season's Guinness PRO14 quarter-final, but the club can reflect on more positives, none more so than achieving its primary aim of qualifying for Champions Cup rugby for only the second time on merit.

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Ladies fall just short in football final

Thu, May 09, 2019

Having answered everything asked of them this season, Galway Ladies went into Sunday's Lidl NFL division one final against Cork full of confidence.

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O'Reilly takes opening honours in 5k series

Thu, May 09, 2019

A huge field of some 700 runners completed the opening race of the 2019 Galway 5km Series in Caltra.

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Connacht Rugby prepare for arm-wrestle against Ulster

Thu, May 02, 2019

Unashamedly and deservedly, the ‘Fields of Athenry’ was ringing loud and clear in Kingspan Stadium seven months ago. The hurt and frustration of failing to record a single win against Ulster in Belfast in 59 years ended - a ghost laid to rest at last.

When Connacht return to the venue for Saturday's PRO14 quarter-final, they have the opportunity to add to that occasion's heroics, to endorse that victory, and signal another significant turning-point since Connacht's trophy-winning day in 2016.

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