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New challenge for Connacht in European rugby

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.

Best finish still the target for Elwood’s men

After an unexpected three week break from action, Connacht head to Edinburgh for a crucial clash in their bid to finish this season’s campaign on a high.

Connacht to start work at Sportsground in readiness of European aristocrats

Connacht Rugby is already swinging into gear to cope with an expected increase in supporters after the province drew European blue-bloods Toulouse in Tuesday’s Heineken Cup draw.

Late winter thaw sees courses back in action

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McCarthy suspended for three weeks as Connacht head to France

Connacht departed Galway yesterday for their first European foray of the season with a spring in their step.

McCarthy suspended for three weeks

Connacht departed Galway yesterday for their first European foray of the season with a spring in their step.

Connacht’s cup credentials will be tested by in-form London Irish

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Billed as the glamour home match of their European season, Connacht host pool favourites London Irish in a crunch Challenge Cup fixture tomorrow evening (7pm).

Connacht’s form will be tested by in-form London Irish

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Billed as the glamour home match of their European season, Connacht host pool favourites London Irish in a crunch Challenge Cup fixture tomorrow evening (7pm).London Irish, last year’s Heineken Cup semi-finalists and currently sitting in sixth place in the English premiership, are favourites to top Pool 1, but Michael Bradley is banking on Connacht’s recent fine form and a strong home support to upset the odds and make it two out of two.The task will be immense. This is a side that hammered Sale Sharks (Munster’s opposition this weekend) 28 - 6 in their last premiership outing. Last weekend they ran in 12 tries against Rovigo - London Irish's highest points score in any competition in the professional era.

London Irish defeat Connacht in Challenge Cup

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Connacht's hopes of topping their European pool to gain automatic qualification into the quarter-finals lost momentum on Friday night when a stronger London Irish proved their credentials of regaining Heineken Cup status.

London Irish prove their cup credentials at Connacht’s expense

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Connacht hopes of putting London Irish to the sword in a winner-takes-all meeting next January floundered in the Galway Sportsground on Friday evening.

 

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