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Rugby roadshow in Galway tonight

Supporters of Connacht Rugby will have a final opportunity this evening (Thursday) to discuss the province’s hopes and plans for the future.

New Galwegian president

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Colm O'Donnellan has been elected as president of Galwegians RFC for 2012-13 at the club's AGM at Crowley Park.

Connacht find out Heineken Cup opponents

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There will be new challenges and old rivalries renewed as Connacht embark on their second Heineken Cup campaign in October. The draw for the 2012/13 tournament was made this morning in the Aviva stadium under the tutelage of ERC president Jean Pierre Lux and chief executive Derek McGrath. Connacht have been drawn in Pool 3 along with Amlin Challenge Cup winners Biarritz, Aviva Premiership Champions Harlequins and new Italian franchise Zebre.

New coaching set-up for Galwegians

Former Connacht player Colm Rigney has been appointed head coach of Galwegians next season, and he will be assisted by Connacht fullback Gavin Duffy.

Superb Wall gets Normans off to a winning start

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Normans 29, Tallaght 26

SPORTS SHORTS

•A novel scrappage scheme for hurling helmets, supported by Galway star Joe Canning, is due to start nationwide in the near future. The scheme, which will run until February 21, will enable players to scrap any make or model of helmet, with or without a faceguard, and receive a discount on a new MARC IS355 certified helmet. In addition, MARC Sports’ chosen children’s charity, Make-A-Wish®, Ireland; will receive a donation for every helmet that is scrapped.Speaking about the first scrappage scheme run for hurling helmets, director general of the GAA, Paraic Duffy commented “MARC Sports is to be commended for launching this innovative scheme, which will ultimately increase the safety of our playing members. The IS355 approved hurling helmet is an important standard for the use of helmets and we wish MARC Sports every success with this campaign.”

SPORTS SHORTS

•A novel scrappage scheme for hurling helmets, supported by Galway star Joe Canning, is due to start nationwide in the near future. The scheme, which will run until February 21, will enable players to scrap any make or model of helmet, with or without a faceguard, and receive a discount on a new MARC IS355 certified helmet. In addition, MARC Sports’ chosen children’s charity, Make-A-Wish®, Ireland; will receive a donation for every helmet that is scrapped.Speaking about the first scrappage scheme run for hurling helmets, director general of the GAA, Paraic Duffy commented “MARC Sports is to be commended for launching this innovative scheme, which will ultimately increase the safety of our playing members. The IS355 approved hurling helmet is an important standard for the use of helmets and we wish MARC Sports every success with this campaign.”

 

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