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After 25 years of “living and breathing” Connacht Rugby, coach Eric Elwood has said it is time for a change. In officially announcing on Wednesday evening that he would step down at the end of the season, Elwood said his decision had nothing to do with any “issues” at Connacht Rugby, but for personal reasons. “I have come to this decision after thinking long and hard about what is best for me and also what is best for Connacht. I have given a big part of my life to Connacht Rugby and I feel that it is time for me to have a change and time for the province to have a change as well.”
Ravenhill has rarely been a happy hunting ground for Connacht Rugby - their last victory was in 1960 - and Connacht head to Belfast for tomorrow evening’s fixture on the back of Eric Elwood’s decision to step down at the end of the season.
Connacht Rugby’s away form will be tested this evening when an injury-hit squad faces the Warriors in Glasgow.
Connacht Rugby’s away form will be tested tomorrow evening when an injury-hit squad faces the Warriors in Glasgow.
Having grabbed a valuable away victory last weekend, Connacht Rugby return to the Galway Sportsgound on Saturday (3pm) intent on taking the scalp of high-flying Welsh outfit Scarlets.
Aug 31-Sept 2 Connacht v Blues
Connacht will open the new RaboDirect Pro 12 season with a home fixture against the Cardiff Blues in the first of two clashes with Welsh opposition in the opening month.
Connacht Rugby has bolstered its squad for next season by signing exciting centre Danie Poolman from the Stormers. With the Heineken Cup returning to the Sportsground next season Eric Elwood continues to build and develop the team and has signed the 23-year-old on a three year deal.
Good news for Connacht Rugby this week.
Connacht signed off a most extraordinary season with a best place finish in the RaboDirect Pro 12 League.