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A home win has become a major priority for Connacht when they host Harlequins in tomorrow’s return European match at the Galway Sportsground (7pm).
Connacht take a welcome break from competitive action to host international side Manu Samoa at the Galway Sportsground on Tuesday (7.05pm). It is the second time Samoa has visited Galway ( in 1988 as Western Samoa) and two years since Connacht played an international XV when they overcame Portugal 27 - 11.
Connacht take a welcome break from competitive action to host international side Manu Samoa at the Galway Sportsground on Tuesday (7.05pm).
Connacht captain John Muldoon and hooker Sean Cronin have been selected on Declan Kidney’s Irish squad for their summer tour to New Zealand.
Connacht’s much anticipated European semi-final has finally arrived. This evening Connacht take on a red-hot Toulon in the Amlin Challenge Cup semi-final at the Sportsground. Three weeks since they nailed down their third European semi-final with a nail-biting 23 - 20 win over another French side Bourgoin, Connacht have been gearing up for what is billed as their most important challenge of the season. It is once again David versus Goliath; joint top in the French league against the bottom Magners League outfit; an expensively assembled squad up against Ireland’s Cinderella province with one-seventh of the French side’s budget. But with the fixture already a sell-out, some 8,000 supporters will be baying for French blood come 7.45pm. Connacht are well used to being underdogs, but they will need to be on top of their game against Toulon whose extravagant budget and star-studded line-up has been well documented.
Connacht are facing an injury crisis ahead of tomorrow evening’s Magners League clash against title-chasing Edinburgh at the Galway Sportsground (6pm).
Connacht’s resurgent home form will be tested on Saturday (4.30pm) when they enter Leinster’s den for their first Magners League clash this season.
Connacht will need to be the team on fire when they host their first fixture on a St Patrick’s Day (6.30pm) against the in-form Newport Gwent Dragons.
The waiting game continues on the appointment of Connacht’s new rugby coach to replace incumbent Michael Bradley.
John Muldoon will lead Connacht out on Saturday evening for the first time as captain when the province opens its new season against English outfit Leeds at the Galway Sportsground (6.30pm).