Connacht boost backrow with speed and power

Thu, Jul 09, 2020

Connacht have boosted their squad for the season ahead with the long awaited news of two additional signings.

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Galway mourns loss of a true sporting gentleman

Thu, Jul 02, 2020

The twin sporting communities of Corofin and Corinthians are among the many mourning the loss of a special gentleman, Jimmy Glynn, who passed away last week.

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Sporting memories : Wallabies win, but Connacht steal the show with 15-man move

Thu, Jul 02, 2020

On a week when Connacht Rugby and Galway GAA lost one of its former players, the well-respected gentleman Jimmy Glynn, our memory is of the visit to Galway of the Australian Rugby team in 1996. Few sports people have the opportunity to test themselves against the best in the world, but Jimmy Glynn did against the All Blacks in 1974. Some 22 years later when the Wallabies came to visit, Jimmy remained an avid follower of the game through his involvement with Corinthians RFC.

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Connacht Rugby to resume training on Monday

Thu, Jun 25, 2020

Connacht Rugby players were back in the Galway Sportsground this week in preparation for a return to training. But it was only briefly as the squad of 40 plus management underwent the necessary Covid tests ahead of Monday's resumption.

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Galwegians hit with another blow

Thu, Jun 25, 2020

The sale of Crowley Park, home to Galwegians RFC for 57 years, has fallen through.

England-based property developer Neil Armstrong has withdrawn from the sale nearly two years after an agreement was reached, during which time the club had sought permission to develop a new facility in Oranswell.

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Tribesmen become All-Ireland champions

Thu, Jun 18, 2020

In a nail-biting final at the Carlisle Sports grounds in Bray on Saturday, the Tribesmen prevailed 36-34 against the champions of Northern Ireland, The Ballynahinch Rabbitohs to win their first All-Ireland rugby league title after securing their first Republic of Ireland success the previous week.

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Coaching the coaches is key for Connacht

Thu, Jun 11, 2020

In this part two, Connacht Rugby legend and former captain John Muldoon chats about the new challenge of coaching.

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Magic memories will never fade for John Muldoon

Thu, Jun 04, 2020

In the first of a two-part series, former captain and Connacht legend John Muldoon chats about success, ambition, and life since winning the Pro12 title.

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Connacht Rugby launches new jersey to support frontline workers

Thu, May 14, 2020

Connacht Rugby has collaborated to create a limited-edition ‘Heroes’ jersey in aid of ALONE and the Galway and Mayo/Roscommon hospices

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Pro14 rugby postponed indefinitely

Thu, Mar 19, 2020

Rugby for the 2019/20 season of the Guinness PRO14 has now been suspended on an indefinite basis due to the COVID-19 outbreak, and this year's final due to take place at Cardiff City Stadium on June 20 has been cancelled.

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Connacht 'backs against the wall' as they head to SA in fight for the top

Thu, Feb 27, 2020

Connacht Rugby arrived in South Africa this morning intent on keeping their PRO14 alive when they face the Southern Kings in Port Elizabeth on Sunday.

With nine games remaining, coach Andy Friend says the mathematics is simple. Connacht need to win seven to maintain their seasonal ambitions of a home semi-final - the alternatives are quarter-final fixtures, home or away, or a possible play-off as a last hope to qualify for Champions Cup again.

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Connacht return to the Sportsground for the first of three key fixtures

Thu, Feb 13, 2020

After a much needed three-week break Connacht Rugby return to the Galway Sportsground on Saturday (7.35pm) for the first of three crunch PRO14 fixtures.

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Poor handling costs Galwegians

Thu, Jan 30, 2020

In a frustrating afternoon, Galwegians suffered a third successive defeat in the Energia AIL Division 2B League when they were well beaten by hosts Belfast Harlequins on Saturday.

Although the margin of defeat was decisive, it was more a case of missed opportunities and errors, while Harlequins showed more ruthlessness in taking their chances.

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Connacht return to France with nothing to lose, but much to gain

Thu, Jan 16, 2020

The disappointment was palpable and understandable. Connacht and supporters had high hopes of qualifying for the quarter-final of the Champions Cup this season, particularly on the back of a solid PRO14 start.

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Aki and Carty back to lead Connacht against French aristocrats

Thu, Jan 09, 2020

They do not come bigger than the current French champions Toulouse, and when Connacht run out on the Sportsground on Saturday, there is much at stake - not least the need to get back to winning ways.

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Connacht prepare for Christmas cracker in battle for top spot

Thu, Dec 19, 2019

Munster are Connacht's first opponents in the trio of festive interprovincials which kick off in the Galway Sportsground on Saturday (5.15pm).

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Connacht's Champions Cup hopes on the line

Thu, Dec 12, 2019

Connacht are facing the stark reality of their Champions Cup quarter-final hopes coming to an abrupt end unless they can pull off a victory over Gloucester at the Sportsground on Saturday (12.45pm).

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Four rugby finals today

Thu, Dec 12, 2019

A historic quadruple header of Schools League finals will take place tomorrow at Creggs RFC.

Following recent weather conditions the decision has been taken to play four league finals together on the same day at the new 4G pitch on the Galway/Roscommon border.

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