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Sporting feats a source of national pride as students return en masse to school

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Carolan in search for pastures not so green

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Nigel Carolan, always steeped in green, takes flight after some 26 years with Connacht to become a better coach.

Connacht's European challenge gets tougher with loss of three key men

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Connacht, their PRO14 season concluded, now prepare for the return of European Rugby and a date with former maestros Leicester on Saturday April 3.

Revelling in a week of sporting feats as ease of Covid-19 restrictions now look improbable

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SIDELINE CHAT

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Rugby player with the Bish, Galwegians and Connacht, Browne is a home-town boy who became a legend in the club. After making his senior debut aged 19, he played more than 150 games for Connacht and was a central player in Connacht’s PRO12 title success.

Sideline Chat with Noel Mannion

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Noel Mannion is one of Galway's most celebrated rugby players of the amateur era, playing for club, province and country - Ballinalsoe, Buccaneers, Corinthians, Lansdowne, Connacht and Ireland.

Listen to Paul Wallace on life touring with Ireland and the Lions

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The Irish and Lions rugby legend Paul Wallace chats this week on The Travel Tales with Fergal podcast about the mystique of Lions rugby tours, whether this year’s tour to South Africa should go ahead, and his favourite countries to tour including Japan, Australia, New Zealand, and that famous 1997 Lions tour to South Africa. Listen to the podcast below or continue reading.

Carty's chance to shine again as Cardiff hit the Sportsground

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Pressure is mounting on Connacht this weekend, and it is all about a PRO14 win to arrest their current slump at home this season.

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Danno, the quintessential Galwegian

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He was one of those people who was known to all by just the one name, Danno, and that was not even his actual name. He was born Francis Brendan Heaslip in Knocknacarra in 1938. Because he looked very like a boxing champion of the times, Danno O’Mahoney, he was given the nickname and it stuck. He was one of six siblings born to Joe Heaslip from Cork and Maureen O’Donoghue from Tuam; Minnie, Jimmy, Michael, Danno, Helen, and Phil. They lived in Lenaboy Gardens in Salthill,.

 

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