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In what was his second start for Ireland, former Buccaneers and current Connacht out half, Jack Carty, akin to his international teammates, experienced the Brave Blossoms second half brunt as they succumbed to the host nation challenge on Saturday morning.
World Cup year again, and everyone remembers Connacht's march to a first major trophy four season ago.
Connacht Rugby's head coach Andy Friend says he was "gutted" scrumhalf Kieran Marmion missed out on making the final 31 of Joe Schmidt's World Cup squad.
There is so much to talk about that I would need five columns to fit it all in, and sometimes I feel like that when I am facing a lot of writing to do. But I must compress it and try to do the best with the space I have.
Athlone’s sporting prowess will be to the fore on the world stage following the landmark inclusion of former Buccaneers players, Robbie Henshaw and Jack Carty in the Ireland rugby squad prior to the start of the World Cup in Japan on Friday, September 20.
All Connacht eyes will be on Jack Carty who is set to make his first Test start for Ireland in Saturday’s World Cup warm-up against Wales at the Principality Stadium (2.30pm).
Well, what a packed week we have had, and more to come.
Connacht Rugby has been given a reasonable chance of seizing silverware in the Pro14 next season after bookmakers released odds for the 2019/20 campaign. Defending champions Leinster are understandably the favourites to win the trophy, but only four teams have shorter odds than Andy Friend’s men. Munster, Glasgow and Ulster are all tipped to challenge for glory, but Connacht are next in line at 20/1 along with Scarlets and Ospreys.
Outgoing President, Gordon Ballantyne, welcomed a good attendance to the recent Buccaneers Rugby Football Club AGM in The Bounty. The club had mixed success on the playing fields, winning another Connacht Senior League and Cup double but being relegated in the All-Ireland League. Off the playing fields he was pleased to report that the club had “got control of its financial shortfall”, which was one of his key priorities in office.
A successful season for Connacht Rugby continued with the selection of a number of players on Ireland teams.