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Seven new players have been recruited to the NUIG Connacht Rugby Academy for the next season.
Galwegians continued their winning form at the top of division 1B with their sixth try bonus-point of the season.
Galwegians remain in a command of the Ulster Bank League division 1b after a 34-25 victory over Malone in Crowley Park.
Galwegians’ top-of-the-table position is at stake when they head to Athlone to face Buccaneers in their first local derby of this season’s Ulster Bank League division one contest.
Galway rugby clubs return to Ulster Bank League action on Saturday with both Galwegians and Corinthians competing in division 1B, alongside fellow Connacht rivals Buccaneers.
Ireland's Junior World Championship winger, Galwegians Ciaran Gaffney, outhalf Conor McKeon, and centre Peter Robb are among the new quintet, along with hooker Jack Dineen and backrow Marc Kelly.
After three seasons of Heineken Cup rugby, Connacht return to the Challenge Cup next season where they will face new opposition in two French and an English outfit.
One of Connacht's biggest signings, the double-winning Super 15 captain Craig Clarke, has been forced to quit the game.
Connacht’s promising rugby player Sean O’Brien has been forced to withdraw from the upcoming Ireland u-20 tour to New Zealand for the IRB Junior World Championship.
Connacht coach Pat Lam is calling on a new system to regulate referees in the RaboDirect Pro 12. In the wake of Connacht’s 32-30 loss to the Scarlets last weekend in Parc Y Scarlets, Lam says all the referees from the four countries should be controlled by a single entity, similar to SANZAR in the Southern Hemisphere.