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Seven new players have been recruited to the NUIG Connacht Rugby Academy for the next season.
Four Connacht women have been named in the Ireland rugby squad that will face Italy tomorrow night in the RBS Six Nations opener.
Four Buccaneers players have been named in Ireland squads for the forthcoming RBS Six Nations championships. Robbie Henshaw is, of course, already a key component of Joe Schimdt’s senior squad, while a trio of even younger Buccs - Rory Moloney, Stephen McVeigh, and Cian Romaine - have been included in the Ireland u20 squad by coach Nigel Carolan. Their first outing is an away game against Italy on February 6, and they tackle champions France in an Electric Ireland fixture at Dubarry Park, Athlone on Friday February 13.
Three Connacht players have been selected on the Irish women’s squad for the upcoming Six Nations.
Kiwi nectar: Brancott Estate, creator of the original Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc, will continue as the official wine sponsor of Connacht Rugby for the third year running. Pictured with two of Connacht’s New Zealand players Jake Heenan and Mils Muliaina is Niall Beatty of Irish Distillers Pernod Ricard.
Connacht's internationals have been made available for Saturday's Pro 12 fixture against Scarlets at the Galway Sportsground.
New Connacht CEO Willie Ruane’s career might be steeped in making tough financial decisions necessary for his new role, but he is distinctly nostalgic when recalling his playing time with the province.
Ireland's Junior World Championship winger, Galwegians Ciaran Gaffney, outhalf Conor McKeon, and centre Peter Robb are among the new quintet, along with hooker Jack Dineen and backrow Marc Kelly.
Connacht return to the Galway Sportsground for the first time in six weeks to face Ireland’s last remaining Heineken Cup team, Munster, on Saturday.
Connacht's Super-15 winning captain, Craig Clarke, is expected to make his debut for the province this weekend against Newcastle Falcons.