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Connacht Rugby added the 41st member to its 2020/21 squad with Munster's Alex Wootton joining on loan for the season. The versatile backline player can expected to play an important part in Connacht's backline, particularly with the loss of several key players at the end of the last season. The 26-years-old, a former Irish U20 squad member, made a name for himself in Munster as a lethal finisher, and that is what Connacht coach Andy Friend will want as they prepare for the restart on Augut 22. Friend says Wootton’s arrival will strengthen Connacht’s back field options. "Alex is a very exciting back three player who has all the talent to take his game to the next level. His versatility across the back line will also help us as we look to compete on both fronts next season."
In this part two, Connacht Rugby legend and former captain John Muldoon chats about the new challenge of coaching.
A host of players are set to leave Connacht Rugby, following Robin Copeland's announced departure to France this week.
Connacht Rugby has collaborated to create a limited-edition ‘Heroes’ jersey in aid of ALONE and the Galway and Mayo/Roscommon hospices
The number of confirmed cases of Covid-19 continued to increase in Mayo over the past week, marking the county out as the black spot for cases in Connacht.
An east Galway hurling club and camogie club have raised more than €5,000 to help fund the purchase of PPE, food, and medical supplies for frontline health and care workers.
A forgotten Galway legend’s medals and memorabilia will go under the hammer next Monday in Kilkenny.
Connacht Rugby arrived in South Africa this morning intent on keeping their PRO14 alive when they face the Southern Kings in Port Elizabeth on Sunday.
Connacht's recent winning form will be tested to the hilt when they face PRO14 in-conference leaders Edinburgh tomorrow evening in Murrayfield (7.35pm).
After a much needed three-week break Connacht Rugby return to the Galway Sportsground on Saturday (7.35pm) for the first of three crunch PRO14 fixtures.