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WILLIAM MCCARTHY was songwriter and vocalist of the American indie rock band Augustines, but since that band's split, he has embarked on a solo journey as a singer-songwriter, storyteller, visual artist, and troubadour.
By Linley MacKenzie
Connacht close their 2012/13 season this evening in what is expected to an emotional farewell to the province’s most significant personality of the last 24 years, coach Eric Elwood.
Connacht close their 2012/13 season tomorrow evening in what is expected to an emotional farewell to the province’s most significant personality of the last 24 years, coach Eric Elwood.
Super Rugby winning co-captain Craig Clarke is Connacht’s latest and most significant signing for next season.
Connacht Rugby announced their team to face Scarlets in tonight’s Round 14 of the RaboDirect PRO12 league. Eric Elwood's side travel to Parc y Scarlets for tonight’s fixture (kick off 7:30pm) and there are a number of changes to the team that played Zebre three weeks ago in the Heineken Cup. Brett Wilkinson, Jason Harris Wright and skipper Nathan White make up the front row trio. Replacing Ireland international Mike McCarthy will be Mick Kearney who starts in the second row alongside Connacht's highest capped player Michael Swift (234 caps).
Johnny O’Connor will team up with Andrew Browne and Eoin McKeon in Connacht’s back row in the only change to the starting 15 for this evening’s encounter with Biarritz from the side who defeated the same opponents on a historic night in the Sportsground seven days ago. O’Connor will replace the injured Willie Fallon, who was ruled out with a fractured eye socket he picked up in that win.
Mike McCarthy’s departure to Dublin has come after repeated and concerted efforts by Leinster Rugby over a number of years.
Connacht Rugby will have a final run-out this morning at the Galway Sportsground ahead of this season’s big French test in the Heineken Cup.
Connacht have a great opportunity to continue their momentum in the RaboDirect Pro 12 when they take on Newport Gwent Dragons in Wales this evening (7pm). Having moved up the table following their merited 18-3 victory over Treviso before the autumn international break, Connacht coach Eric Elwood will be keen to ensure they keep ahead of their opponents. Traditionally fixtures between the two clubs have been tight affairs with the home side edging the result, but last season’s 27 - 19 victory in Rodney Parade ensured Connacht achieved a season double over the Dragons.