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# connacht-rugby - Wednesday 11 July, 2018

New Connacht coach Friend signs Australian flanker from the Rebels

Colby Fainga’a previously worked with Friend at the Brumbies.

# connacht-rugby - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

Connacht bolster pack with addition of Irish-qualified Leicester lock and Ulster product Murphy

Connacht have added lock Joe Maksymiw and hooker Jonny Murphy to Jimmy Murphy’s pack for next season.

# connacht-rugby - Friday 11 May, 2018

Connacht finally confirm departure of Kieran Keane after just one season

The Kiwi has left his post with immediate effect.

# connacht-rugby - Tuesday 1 May, 2018

Keane's Connacht fate sealed some time ago as Kiwi leaves after just one season

The western province had a disappointing season under Keane’s tutelage and have now begun the search for a new head coach.

# connacht-rugby - Monday 30 April, 2018

Muldoon's perfect send-off, Ulster's near miss and all of the weekend's Pro14 highlights Catch Up This post contains videos

Muldoon's perfect send-off, Ulster's near miss and all of the weekend's Pro14 highlights

Here’s all the action you may have missed, or just want to watch again.

# connacht-rugby - Saturday 28 April, 2018

'I can't wait to pull on the Leinster jersey. It feels good to be a rugby player again'

Today marks exactly one year since Tom Daly last made a senior appearance for Leinster. He makes his long-awaited comeback in this afternoon’s Pro14 inter-pro in Galway.

Winning momentum key for Leinster as Cullen's charges bid for home semi-final

As John Muldoon brings the curtain down on a remarkable career, the eastern province are focused on their job in hand.

# connacht-rugby - Friday 27 April, 2018

'Loyalty, leadership, heart and passion': Connacht produce fitting Muldoon tribute video Legend This post contains videos

'Loyalty, leadership, heart and passion': Connacht produce fitting Muldoon tribute video

The people of Connacht say thanks to their captain.

# connacht-rugby - Thursday 26 April, 2018

Keane confident Connacht can produce a fitting performance for Muldoon's send off

The western province round off a disappointing season against Leinster on Saturday.

# connacht-rugby - Saturday 14 April, 2018

'That saved us from embarrassment' - Keane pleased to see Connacht spirit despite defeat in Glasgow

The westerners will take the positives after another tough night on the road.

# connacht-rugby - Thursday 12 April, 2018

O'Halloran in the clear after citing complaint dismissed

The Connacht fullback appeared before a disciplinary panel this afternoon.

No O'Halloran in the matchday squad but Aki back for Connacht

Kieran Keane’s side take on Glasgow Warriors on Friday evening.

# connacht-rugby - Saturday 7 April, 2018

Connacht's Champions Cup hopes hanging by a thread after 'horrendous night'

Western province fall six points behind Ospreys in play-off race having played a game more.

# connacht-rugby - Friday 6 April, 2018

Connacht's season goes up in smoke as Keane's men slip to five-try defeat in Wales

That’s now four straight defeats for the western province.

# connacht-rugby - Thursday 5 April, 2018

Pro14 confirm kick-off times for end-of-season inter-pros

The provincial derbies will be shown back-to-back on TG4.

Connacht make 7 changes for crucial game for their Champions Cup prospects

Kieran Keane’s team travel to Wales to take on an Ospreys side they trail by just a single point.

# connacht-rugby - Saturday 31 March, 2018

As it happened: Connacht v Gloucester, Challenge Cup quarter-final

We were live from the Sportsground as Kieran Keane’s side looked to reach the last four.

Connacht hope European home form helps them past quarter-final stumbling block

Today’s Challenge Cup shoot-out with Gloucester has taken on added significance for Kieran Keane’s men.

# connacht-rugby - Friday 30 March, 2018

Connacht announce new contracts for two more players as 7 head for the exit

Kieran Keane is getting his business done early ahead of next season.

Aki and Marmion back to boost Connacht for Challenge Cup quarter-final

The western province host Gloucester tomorrow afternoon.

# connacht-rugby - Monday 26 March, 2018

Blade among Connacht quartet to secure new deals

Four players were giving a contract extension by the western province today.

# connacht-rugby - Saturday 24 March, 2018

'We capitulated in a couple of areas': Connacht suffer another damaging late defeat Video Highlights This post contains videos

'We capitulated in a couple of areas': Connacht suffer another damaging late defeat

Watch the highlights as Kieran Keane’s men lost to Edinburgh in Galway last night.

# connacht-rugby - Friday 23 March, 2018

Connacht suffer disappointing home defeat as Weir strikes late for Edinburgh

It’s now back-to-back defeats for Kieran Keane’s side in the Pro14.

# connacht-rugby - Wednesday 21 March, 2018

Keane continues to shape squad for next season with new contracts for four backs

Cian Kelleher, Craig Ronaldson, Eoin Griffin and Darragh Leader have all signed new deals out west.

More 'exciting signings' to follow promising Aussie to Connacht

“We hope he will make a similar impact as Bundee [Aki] did,” Nigel Carolan said of Kyle Godwin.

# connacht-rugby - Tuesday 20 March, 2018

Connacht announce signing of one-Test Wallaby centre from Brumbies

Kyle Godwin is on his way to Galway.

# connacht-rugby - Tuesday 13 March, 2018

Connacht receive another back-row boost as Masterson extends contract

Having already played 22 times this season, the Laois native has become an important player for the province.

# connacht-rugby - Sunday 4 March, 2018

'Like a morgue in there': Keane laments Connacht's missed opportunities in SA

The province went down to a last-minute defeat in South Africa yesterday evening.

# connacht-rugby - Friday 2 March, 2018

Kiwi centre Ahki leaving Connacht after one season to join Toulouse

The 25-year-old has made seven appearances for the province this season.

Dillane starts for Connacht against Cheetahs in Bloemfontein

The Ireland second row has travelled to South Africa for this weekend’s Pro14 game.

'As your stereotypical ginger Irish man, walking out into 30 degree heat is dangerous stuff'

Connacht’s Sean O’Brien says the squad are acclimatising well to conditions ahead of Saturday’s game in South Africa.

# connacht-rugby - Tuesday 27 February, 2018

Dillane part of Connacht's travelling squad as Keane's men get to work in South Africa

The western province face the Cheetahs on Saturday.

# connacht-rugby - Saturday 24 February, 2018

Griffin's blistering try completes strong second half showing from Connacht

Kieran Keane’s side ended Treviso’s five-match winning run.

# connacht-rugby - Friday 23 February, 2018

Dillane named on the bench as Connacht steel themselves for tricky Treviso

Kieran Keane has named his 23 for tomorrow’s Pro14 clash.

# connacht-rugby - Wednesday 21 February, 2018

Dillane return boosts Connacht for tricky trip to in-form Treviso

The second row will be part of an extended 25-man travelling party.

# connacht-rugby - Thursday 15 February, 2018

Sean O'Brien returns for Connacht as Bealham gets set to bring up his century

O’Brien has been out of action since September.

# connacht-rugby - Wednesday 14 February, 2018

Connacht's O'Halloran in race to be fit for Challenge Cup quarter-final

Tiernan O’Halloran’s hopes of a Six Nations call-up looks over.

# connacht-rugby - Thursday 8 February, 2018

Connacht trio return from injuries for tomorrow night's visit of Ospreys

Andrew Browne, James Cannon and Craig Ronaldson are all set to start for Kieran Keane’s side.

# connacht-rugby - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

Bealham set for Connacht return after missing out on Schmidt's Six Nations squad

There’s also good news for Connacht fans with TG4 announcing it will show Friday’s clash with Ospreys live on YouTube.

# connacht-rugby - Sunday 21 January, 2018

Connacht to host Gloucester in Challenge Cup quarter, but face potential away semi-final

Kieran Keane’s side advanced through to the knockout stages as third seeds.

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