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Connacht's biggest signing of former All Black Mils Muliaina is a huge step in Connacht's growing development, insists coach Pat Lam.
The life of a Co Galway university graduate will be transformed within the next few months when she receives Bebionic prosthetic arms.
The much-anticipated 2013/14 Heineken Cup commences tomorrow and once again Connacht Rugby will face some of Europe’s elite clubs, starting with Saracens at the Galway Sporstground (8pm).
An exciting sporting weekend is in store for Athlone, with the return of Elite triathlon to the town and the arrival of 1,500 athletes to participate in the weekend’s events.
There was a blustery breeze around the 8k course as more than 100 runners lined up at the start outside Caulfield's shop in Ballyhaunis on Saturday afternoon for the fifth annual 8k run west race. It was also the seventh race in 2012 Mayo AC C&C Cellular Road League. The road was dry as they raced down main street and turned out Clare road. The pace dropped for many as they came on a tough hill section as they approached Gorteen after the 4k mark . By then Con Doherty (Westport) who led out from the start had a few seconds lead over Matt Bidwell (GCH).
When the Aston Villa Legends face West United - the club at which the late Eamonn Chick Deacy began and ended his soccer career, they can expect “hard tackling” and “tough and fearless” opposition, warns its manager William Grant.
Eamon Deacy was without question Galway’s greatest soccer player, who played the game at the highest levels both in England with Aston Villa and internationally with the Republic of Ireland.
“Chick was a couple of years older than me, but in our teenage years we both played football. I played for Bohs and Chick played for West United. My memories are that we always ended up on the losing side and that was because Chick was on the opposite team.
Connacht need to turn Christmas disappointment into New Year cheer this weekend when they host European Cup champions Leinster on New Year's Day.