Side pitch send-off to test heartstrings and hamstrings

Thu, Nov 24, 2022

Our Lady’s Boys’ Club RFC farewells perhaps its most-enduring stalwart at the end of November when Connacht Rugby’s side pitch makes way for stadium developments and futureproofing.

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Connacht prepare for Munster backlash in Thomond Park

Thu, Nov 24, 2022

Connacht resume their URC campaign after a lengthy November break when they travel to Thomond Park for another crunch interprovincial (Saturday 7.35pm).

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Connacht may look to promote within after Friend’s departure

Thu, Nov 17, 2022

Connacht Rugby are on the recruitment path again, having officially confirmed Andy Friend's departure this week.

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Agonising defeat for Wegians

Thu, Nov 17, 2022

Galwegians suffered another agonising defeat when a late penalty saw visitors Malahide snatch victory by 13-11 in the Energia League division 2B encounter at Crowley Park on Saturday.

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Oughterard rugby scores sponsorship deal

Thu, Nov 17, 2022

Fast-growing Oughterard Rugby Football Club has secured a sponsorship deal with online, cloud and datacentre services company Sleepless.

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Connacht claim merited win in Wales after poor start

Thu, Nov 03, 2022

Connacht continue to claw their way up the URC table having completed the first series of URC fixtures with a merited 22-19 win over Ospreys.

In this second successive win over Welsh opposition, it was a positive response to a poor start in a season that currently sees 11 teams vying for one of the top eight spots.

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Connacht must main momentum despite absence of internationals

Thu, Oct 27, 2022

Linley MacKenzie
Connacht's continuing improvement will be tested when they face Ospreys in Swansea on Saturday night (7.35pm) in a bid to claim their first URC away win of the season.

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Pitch perfect as Connacht defeat Munster in full-house thriller

Thu, Oct 13, 2022

Connacht got out of the blocks with a hard fought 20-11 victory over Munster in front of a boisterous home crowd in the Sportsground on Friday night.

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Corinthians secure bonus-point win on opening day

Thu, Oct 06, 2022

Corinthians pulled off a stunning opening day win at home to Rainey Old Boys, winning 34-33 in the Energia AIL Division 2B.

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Connacht hope for new beginnings in first home fixture

Thu, Oct 06, 2022

Connacht make their first home appearance of the season, and they do not come much bigger than Irish rivals Munster.

The two meet tomorrow evening (7.35pm) in the Sportsground for this round four fixture with neither side having enjoyed the best start to the 2022/23 URC season.

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Not the best start for Connacht in South Africa

Thu, Sep 29, 2022

It was always going to be a tough start to the season - an interpro in Belfast and two away fixtures in South Africa - one against the current URC champions.

But just when it looked like Connacht were finding their mo-jo in the second half, a red card for Bundee Aki put paid to all hopes of a victory against the Stormers at Stellenbosch Stadium.

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Connacht's new look squad adds steel to season's ambitions

Thu, Sep 15, 2022

A new season starts for Connacht on Saturday with a redeveloped pitch and new player additions, but the ambition remains the same, to qualify for the knock-out stages of all competitions.

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Buccaneers to host Connacht decider

Thu, Sep 15, 2022

Buccaneers and Sligo will contest this season's Connacht Senior League final on Saturday in Dubarry Park (2.30pm).

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Young guns shine a light on Connacht's new season squad

Thu, Sep 01, 2022

Connacht delivered a winning performance against English premiership side Sale last weekend, providing a positive portent of the season to come.

Changes in playing personnel and the coaching structure were two new influences in this 15-5 win in Dubarry Park, but just as critical has been the delivery of an Academy system within the Connacht structure that provided many of the highlights in this pre-season build up.

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Jack Carty named Connacht captain this season Dubarry Park hosts pre-season challenge

Thu, Aug 25, 2022

Connacht kick off the home season tomorrow with a highly attractive fixture against top English club Sale Sharks at Dubarry Park (7pm).

With the new synthetic pitch being installed, tomorrow's pre-season challenge moves to Athlone against the English Premiership side which boasts a string of England internationals Manu Tuilagi, Tom and Ben Curry, Joe Simpson, and Josh Beaumont (son of Bill), as well as Scotland’s Ewan Ashman.

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Galwegians make it two wins on the trot in Connacht Senior League

Thu, Aug 25, 2022

Galwegians made it two wins from two when they backed up their opening win away to Buccaneers last weekend by seeing off city rivals Corinthians at Crowley Park by 12-7 on Saturday.

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Former IRFU president and Galwegian great - Don Crowley RIP

Thu, Aug 18, 2022

Well-known Galwegian and former Irish Rugby Union president, Don Crowley, passed away this week.

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Connacht adds Scots hooker as cover

Thu, Aug 04, 2022

Connacht Rugby has signed Scottish hooker Grant Stewart on a short term, six-month contract.

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Joyce to join Connacht

Thu, Jun 23, 2022

Connacht Rugby has announced an agreement to sign Bristol Bears second row Joe Joyce for the start of the 2023/24 season.

Joyce, 28, will make the move to Connacht after he completes his 11th season at the Gallagher Premiership club, where he has already made more than 150 appearances, including helping his side to win the EPCR Challenge Cup title in 2020.

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Connacht claim final day win, but Friend ready to push players to new level

Thu, May 26, 2022

In a game of little consequence for both sides, Connacht signed off a disappointing URC season with an expected victory over Italian visitors Zebre.

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