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A sporting life to cherish

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Galway sporting communities are mourning the loss of Micheal (Mick) Grealish, a much-loved and respected sports personality who passed away last week.

Coaching departures cannot affect Connacht's Challenge Cup ambition

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Connacht have been rocked by a second key management departure this week, with forwards coach Jimmy Duffy also announcing his decision to move on.

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 seek to clip Ospreys' wings in rescheduled PRO14 fixture

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Connacht, after a week's break, are back in action on Sunday for a rescheduled PRO14 fixture against Ospreys in the Sportsground (3pm).

First female president in Connacht makes history in Irish rugby

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Connacht Rugby made history this week when it became the first in Irish Rugby to elect a female president to lead the branch.

Connacht Rugby has a chance to win silverware this year

Connacht Rugby has been given a reasonable chance of seizing silverware in the Pro14 next season after bookmakers released odds for the 2019/20 campaign. Defending champions Leinster are understandably the favourites to win the trophy, but only four teams have shorter odds than Andy Friend’s men. Munster, Glasgow and Ulster are all tipped to challenge for glory, but Connacht are next in line at 20/1 along with Scarlets and Ospreys.

Connacht Rugby boosts capacity for Christmas crackers

Additional temporary terracing is to be installed in the Sportsground to meet the high level of ticket demand for the traditional festive interprovincial clashes against Ulster and Munster.

Connacht’s new stadium to be a ‘shining light’ for the region

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Often maligned, rather unfairly, as a dog track overlooking a cemetery, the Galway Sportsground can now be the province’s “shining light”. Hardened fans love it just as it is, and former captain John Muldoon refused to contemplate moving big games elsewhere, but in many ways it is past its sell-by date, particularly since the game went professional.

Connacht Rugby reveals plans for €30-million redevelopment of the Sportsground

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Connacht Rugby has revealed plans for a €30-million redevelopment of the Sportsground, which will transform its home into a top-class 12,000-capacity stadium and high-performance training centre.

Tough Euro draw for Connacht

Connacht Rugby face a tough pool in this season's European Challenge Cup.

 

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