Castlebar break losing run with derby day win

Fri, Nov 08, 2019

Castlebar picked up their first win of the J1A league season last weekend with a 27-7 win over local rivals Westport in Cloondeash. The county town side had gone into the game having lost their previous four encounters this season, but they put that to right with an impressive showing at home.

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Local derby tops billing in junior league

Fri, Nov 01, 2019

The first league meeting of local rivals Castlebar and Westport this season will make top billing for Mayo fans in this weekend's action in the Connacht Junior League, which resumes after a two week break. Castlebar were in action last weekend in the All Ireland Junior Cup, where they exited at the hands of Ulster side Ballyclare, going down 36-3.

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Confident Connacht will be wary of Ospreys this time round

Fri, Nov 01, 2019

Connacht head to Wales for the third time this season intent on continuing their winning momentum when they face the Ospreys in Swansea.

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Castlebar look to get season moving in All Ireland Junior Cup

Fri, Oct 25, 2019

Castlebar will be looking to shake off their poor start to the domestic season when they welcome Ulster outfit - Ballyclare - to Cloondeash tomorrow afternoon in the All Ireland Junior Cup.

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Cheetahs will test Connacht's growing confidence

Thu, Oct 24, 2019

Opportunity knocks for Connacht to secure a valuable home victory over Conference A leaders Toyota Cheetahs when they visit the Sportsground on Saturday.

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Ballina welcome Blackrock as they look for first league win

Fri, Oct 18, 2019

Tomorrow afternoon Ballina go looking for their first win in Division 2B of the All Ireland League when they welcome Blackrock to Heffernan Park.

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Injuries mount as Connacht delivers a second bonus-point win

Fri, Oct 18, 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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Mayo sides face tough encounters in top flight

Fri, Oct 04, 2019

The two Mayo sides in the top flight of junior rugby in Connacht face into tough road games this weekend in round three of the competition.

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Winning at home is essential for Connacht

Fri, Oct 04, 2019

Connacht are back in the Sportsground on Saturday looking to open their home account in this season's PRO14 campaign against an ever-improving Benetton Treviso.

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New season kicks off this weekend

Fri, Sep 13, 2019

The new Connacht Rugby Junior League season kicks off in earnest this Sunday with Mayo sides in action in both of the top two divisions.

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Mayo players included in Connacht under-age squads ahead of inter-provincial series

Thu, Aug 15, 2019

A large number of up and coming Mayo rugby players have been included in Connacht squads for upcoming inter-provincial fixtures.

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Connacht must play for pride and momentum

Fri, Apr 26, 2019

Something of a strange game for Connacht at this time of the season. For the first time, they head into the last PRO14 Conference fixture, having achieved their primary seasonal ambition of playing Champions Cup, and face a Munster side in a similar position - bar their stated aim to finish top of Conference A.

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