URC focus for Connacht as top eight race intensifies

Thu, Apr 18, 2024

Connacht’s focus switches this week to securing a top eight spot in the United Rugby Championship. Last weekend, Pete Wilkins' side failed to qualify for a European Challenge Cup semi-final.

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Do or die for Corinthians as play-off looms

Thu, Apr 18, 2024

Last year's date of Saturday, April 22 may not hold weight for most people. But for the players and coaching staff of Galway Corinthians RFC, it is a day which evokes painful memories.

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Learnings aplenty for Connacht as season comes to a head

Thu, Apr 18, 2024

Connacht crashed out of Europe in disappointing fashion on Sunday, succumbing to Benetton for the second time in three weeks on a score-line of 39 - 24.

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Connacht make Challenge Cup last eight after thriller in France

Mon, Apr 08, 2024

Section Paloise (Pau) 30
Connacht 40

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Galwegians afforded unlikely shot at title

Thu, Apr 04, 2024

Galwegians took their twelfth victory of the season against Midleton, beating the Cork side 43-17. This keeps their slim chances of an AIL Division 2C title alive.

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Corinthians chase home playoff after big scalp

Thu, Apr 04, 2024

An incredible late penalty from Irish U20 Sean Naughton gave Corinthians a vital win on Saturday afternoon in the Energia League. A win next Saturday against Wanderers will ensure a home playoff spot against the same opposition.

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Connacht undone after lacklustre Italian job

Thu, Apr 04, 2024

Alessandro Izekor's last-gasp winner in the final minute of Treviso's win against Connacht added a touch of class to a strangely flat affair.

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Connacht seek redemption in Italy after Lions' bite

Thu, Apr 04, 2024

Pressure is mounting on Connacht as they fly to Italy to face Benetton this Saturday after an unexpected mauling by Emirates Lions last weekend.

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Bundee and Bealham return for European Challenge

Thu, Apr 04, 2024

Connacht Rugby has enjoyed some memorable days on the European stage, and this week they are preparing to make a statement in the Challenge Cup.

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Benetton deliver late blow to Connacht in Italy

Sat, Mar 30, 2024

Benetton 18
Connacht: 14

Connacht: 14

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Lions bring the edge in Dexcom dismembering

Thu, Mar 28, 2024

There were audible boos at full-time last Saturday evening in Dexcom Stadium. Those who chose to remain watched on in disbelief, as Richard Kriel cut through the Connacht cover, only to charitably knock on with the try-line at his mercy.

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Connacht suffer mauling by Lions

Sat, Mar 23, 2024

Connacht 14
Lions 38

Lions 38

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Galway-based Connacht players set for U20 Six Nations clincher

Thu, Mar 07, 2024

Three Irish U20s plying their trade for Galway clubs are set for a pivotal Six Nations game against England this Friday.

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Fresh Connacht contract for Cathal Forde

Thu, Mar 07, 2024

Galway’s home-grown rugby star Cathal Forde has signed a new, two-year deal with Connacht Rugby.

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Dreams of automatic promotion all but over for Galwegians

Thu, Mar 07, 2024

Galwegians suffered a severe case of déjà vu against Bruff RFC, losing 32-30 in the dying moments after being 25-0 up before half-time. The loss is a massive blow that almost certainly ends their automatic promotion push.

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Dominant Connacht close out bonus-point win

Sat, Mar 02, 2024

Linley MacKenzie at Dexcom Stadium
Connacht 26

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Full house expected for Scarlets clash

Fri, Mar 01, 2024

Connacht Rugby is expecting a full house at Dexcom Stadium for Saturday’s URC fixture against the Scarlets (7.05pm).

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Connacht deliver hard-earned win in Cardiff

Sat, Feb 17, 2024

Linley MacKenzie
Cardiff 12

Cardiff 12

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Connacht secure Champions Cup win over Lam's Bears

Fri, Jan 19, 2024

Connacht 27
Bristol Bears 10

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Connacht lose to Lyon in Champions Cup

Sat, Jan 13, 2024

Lyon 34
Connacht 20

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