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Connacht v Benetton and Christmas interpro fixtures confirmed

PRO14 Rugby have confirmed the dates and kick-off times for the rescheduled Connacht v Benetton clash, as well as the Christmas interpros here in...

Connacht look to face-off with “agile” Welsh Dragons

Connacht are looking ahead to the next GuinnessPRO14 match against the Dragons this weekend, and anticipating a tough match up.They will be headed over...

Connacht to face Bristol at the Sportsground in Champions Cup

Connacht will meet Heineken Champions Cup finalists Racing 92 and Challenge Cup winners Bristol Bears at home in this season’s Champions Cup.The draws for...

Guinness PRO14 preview: Edinburgh v Connacht

 Connacht head coach Andy Friend says his team will need to improve on their exits and stick more diligently to their game plan in...

Galway’s Cliodhna Moloney shortlisted for Women’s Rugby Player of the Year

Galway native Cliodhna Moloney has been shortlisted for Women's Rugby Player of the Year 2020 at the Zurich Irish Rugby Players Awards.The Kilconly woman...

Six Connacht players make Irish squad for Six Nations return

The Irish International Rugby side features six players from Connacht as a squad has been named for a return to the Six Nations later...

Connacht squad named to face Glasgow in season opener

Andy Friend has named the Connacht Rugby squad that will face off against Glasgow in the 2020/21 Guinness PRO14 season opener this weekend.Jared Butler...

Creggs RFC submits plans for new sports complex

Creggs RFC is seeking planning permission to expand its facilities with the construction of a new sports complex next to the existing pitch.Plans have...

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...
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Gary Boylan signs for Galway United

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