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Connacht Rugby elects Ann Heneghan as first ever female President

Connacht Rugby has selected its first ever female President with the promotion of vice-president Ann Heneghan to the top job this week. Ann is not...

Two players debuting for Connacht Rugby in line up to face Munster

The Connacht Rugby management team have made big changes to the line up that will face off against Munster on Sunday, with two players...

Connacht Rugby enters three year partnership with Genesys

Connacht Rugby has entered into a new partnership with the US based software company Genesys, who will be their principal sponsor for the next...

Fixtures confirmed for Guinness PRO14 restart

Fixtures and kick-off times have now been confirmed for the return to the Guinness PRO14 rugby season, with Connacht to face two Irish opponents. An...

Connacht Rugby signs Alex Wootton in one year loan from Munster

Connacht Rugby has this week confirmed that they've closed a deal to sign Alex Wootton over from Munster in a one year loan deal. Wootton...

Six new players sign with Connacht for the coming season

Connacht Rugby have confirmed that six new players have signed professional contracts to play for the province in the coming season. Niall Murray, Colm Reilly,...

Tuam RFC finds creative way to hold Player of the Year Awards

With the measures taken to halt the spread of COVID-19 across Europe, most events and gatherings have been cancelled or postponed. However, the lockdown hasn't...

Dillane and Heffernan return from Irish squad to boost Connacht

Ultan Dillane and Dave Heffernan have both returned to give Connacht a welcome boost in South Africa this weekend for the...

Five Connacht stars returning for 2020/21 season

Connacht Rugby have announced that five players have extended their contracts as the squad for the coming season is finalised.

Tickets on sale for final five Guinness Pro14 crunch games

Tickets have gone on sale for Connacht Rugby's final five home games at the Sportsground this Guinness Pro14 season. The coming months will see Connacht...

Marmion returns to Connacht for Montpellier match

Kieran Marmion will be taking his place on the starting side for Connacht v Montpellier this weekend after recovering from a back injury. Connacht and...

Sportsground redevelopment awarded €20 million in government funding

The redevelopment of the Sportsground for Connacht Rugby has been awarded €20 million in government funding through the Large Scale Sports Infrastructure Fund and...

Connacht get boost from returning players for Toulouse match

Connacht has received a welcome boost ahead of their clash with Toulouse this weekend, with a number of players back up for selection. Bundee Aki...

Quinn Roux making his 100th appearance for Connacht this evening

Quinn Roux will be captaining Connacht this evening as they clash with Munster in what will be his 100th appearance for the province. Connacht and...

Funding awarded to 50 city sports clubs

Galway City Council has awarded grants to 50 different sports clubs in this year’s allocation of funding under the Sports Club Grants Scheme. In total...

Kieran Mannion signs with Connacht for three more years

Irish International scrum half Kieran Marmion has signed a three year contract extension with Connacht Rugby to play until the end of the 2022/23...

Jarrad Butler commits to another two seasons with Connacht

Connacht Captain Jarrad Butler has become the latest player to sign a contract extension with the province, committing to the end of the 2022...

Connacht gearing up to face the Cheetahs this month

Connacht are gearing up for a showdown with the Conference A leaders The Cheetahs from South Africa in the Sportsground towards the end of...

Connacht Rugby and the Connacht Hotel – a partnership made in rugby heaven

As the Connacht Hotel has been celebrating its 50th anniversary throughout this year, the storied Galway hotel is also renewing its partnership with Connacht...

Connacht make three changes for opening home game against Benetton

Connacht Head Coach Andy Friend has made three changes to the starting lineup for their first home game against Benetton this weekend. The Italian team...
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