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The first team to represent Connacht in rugby played against Leinster on December 8 1885. At that time, the game in the west was played by just a few schools. In the city, it was really only UCG and the Grammar School who played with any regularity. By the beginning of the last century the Jes, the Bish, and St Mary’s were competing. The growth of the game was interrupted by World War I and by the War of Independence, but it improved a lot after the truce.
The Connacht College of Design is now offering a part-time evening diploma course in professional interior design. The course begins next week in the Maldron Hotel, Oranmore, and bookings are being taken now.
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.
Connacht have given themselves real incentive for finishing out the season with purpose.
Good news and some not so good for Connacht Rugby this week.
Connacht Rugby are on the road again tomorrow evening, heading to Scotland to face an Edinburgh side that has lost only once at Murrayfield this season.
Connacht Rugby are back in action after a three week break with high hopes of turning narrow defeats into much-needed victories.
NUI Galway has joined the growing list of sponsors of Connacht Rugby to help promote both sporting and academic excellence.
By Linley MacKenzie
New Connacht Rugby coach Pat Lam has added a strong Kiwi flavour in completing his squad for next season.