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#Connacht

# connacht-rugby - Saturday 4 November, 2017

Connacht are too quick for the Cheetahs but miss out on bonus point in Galway

Despite a late rally from the guests, Kieran Keane’s side held out.

# connacht-rugby - Friday 3 November, 2017

Adeolokun back to boost Connacht as Keane's men bid for four-in-a-row against Cheetahs

The winger is set for his first start of the season after making his injury comeback last week.

# connacht-rugby - Thursday 2 November, 2017

Former Man United psychologist inspired Connacht try-scoring hero

Bill Beswick spent time with the Irish side in Galway last week

# connacht-rugby - Saturday 28 October, 2017

'I saw the big yellow fella come out and I was smiling': Keane thrilled with first derby win

The Connacht head coach enjoyed last night’s victory over Munster.

# connacht-rugby - Thursday 26 October, 2017

Rassie makes three changes for Connacht as Zebo starts for Munster at fullback

John Ryan, Mark Flanagan and Andrew Conway come in.

8 changes for Connacht ahead of Munster clash

John Muldoon returns to captain the side.

# connacht-rugby - Saturday 21 October, 2017

Matt Healy-inspired Connacht maintain winning start to Challenge Cup

The Irish side were too good for a Worcester Warriors team, for whom Donncha O’Callaghan featured from the bench.

# connacht-rugby - Thursday 19 October, 2017

Connacht sign former New Zealand sevens centre Pita Ahki

The 25-year-old arrives from Waikato.

# connacht-rugby - Wednesday 18 October, 2017

Ex-Connacht scrum-half among seven referees awarded IRFU contracts

Frank Murphy and Joy Neville are among those rewarded by the union.

Eroni Vasiteri's move to Connacht is off after eye-gouging ban

The Fijian centre picked up a nine-week suspension and won’t now join the province.

# connacht-rugby - Monday 16 October, 2017

'That’s been a long time coming, hasn’t it?': Bonus-point win lifts Connacht dressing room

43-15 win against Oyonnax was Connacht’s biggest win on French soil.

# connacht-rugby - Saturday 14 October, 2017

Connacht get Challenge Cup campaign off to winning start in Geneva

Kieran Keane’s team earned a bonus point victory against Oyonnax.

# connacht-rugby - Thursday 12 October, 2017

'This competition is a clean slate for us': Connacht desperate for spark to ignite their season

The western province are on the road in the Challenge Cup this weekend.

# connacht-rugby - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

Connacht bound Fijian centre receives nine-week ban for eye-gouging

Eroni Vasiteri will be out of action for the next two months.

# connacht-rugby - Thursday 5 October, 2017

Matt Healy among the Connacht big guns to return for Ulster battle

Kieran Marmion is set to make his 100th Championship appearance for the province while captain John Muldoon is also named to start.

# connacht-rugby - Tuesday 3 October, 2017

'We found a niche in the market for a year but that won't win you a competition now'

Connacht must remain patient under new management, but results need to come to build confidence says John Muldoon.

Anxious wait for Connacht as Irish-qualified Heenan goes for knee scan

The flanker will definitely miss Friday’s clash with Ulster.

# connacht-rugby - Wednesday 20 September, 2017

O'Leary heads for the Championship after three seasons with Connacht

The Irish-born Canadian international out-half joined Connacht from Grenoble in 2014.

# connacht-rugby - Tuesday 19 September, 2017

Young flanker O'Brien faces lengthy absence as Connacht's injury list grows

Kieran Keane will be without a number of players for this weekend’s clash with Cardiff Blues.

# connacht-rugby - Friday 15 September, 2017

Connacht fall flat as Bernard Jackman picks up first win in charge of Dragons

Kieran Keane’s side were well beaten in Wales, and failed to leave Rodney Parade with even a losing bonus point.

# connacht-rugby - Thursday 14 September, 2017

Connacht coach Keane makes seven changes for Pro14 trip to Dragons

There are first starts of the season for Quinn Roux and Jake Heenan, while Rory Scholes and Denis Coulson are set for debuts.

# connacht-rugby - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

Connacht bulk up midfield options with signing of Fijian international centre

Eroni Vasiteri Narumasa arrives on a one-year deal.

Carolan looking forward to battle of wits with former Connacht team-mate Jackman

The western province meet the Dragons at Rodney Parade on Friday evening.

# connacht-rugby - Sunday 10 September, 2017

'I was really nervous before this game': Keane relieved to get first Connacht win

The new head coach says his side are making ‘small steps’ in the right direction.

# connacht-rugby - Friday 8 September, 2017

Young Munster and Connacht centres facing lengthy period on the sideline

Dan Goggin and Peter Robb have both been ruled out for the first half of the season.

O'Halloran makes Connacht comeback as the Southern Kings visit Galway

After undergoing a knee operation, the fullback comes in for tomorrow’s Pro14 clash.

# connacht-rugby - Saturday 2 September, 2017

Keane's reign gets off to a miserable start as Connacht beaten by Glasgow

Ali Price and Lee Jones scored second-half tries for the visitors as they inflicted a first defeat on Connacht’s new coach.

# connacht-rugby - Friday 1 September, 2017

Keane includes Aussie debutant in his first starting XV as Connacht boss

Connacht welcome Glasgow Warriors to the Sportsground for their Guinness Pro14 opener tomorrow evening.

# connacht-rugby - Monday 28 August, 2017

'I fell into a bit of a comfort zone, we were going through the motions'

Tiernan O’Halloran says there is a new energy around Connacht as they prepare to begin life under Kieran Keane.

# connacht-rugby - Sunday 27 August, 2017

Keane's tenure up and running as Connacht see off Pat Lam's Bristol

McCabe, Marmion and Scholes crossed in front of a big crowd at the Sportsground.

# connacht-rugby - Saturday 26 August, 2017

What do you think of Connacht's new away and European kits? New Clobber This post contains a poll

What do you think of Connacht's new away and European kits?

They’re different anyway.

# connacht-rugby - Tuesday 22 August, 2017

Home comforts for Leinster and Ulster while Munster head to France for European opener

EPCR have announced the 2017-18 fixture details.

# connacht-rugby - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

'He's a very impressive man': New Connacht coach blown away by Bundee Aki

Kieran Keane held his first press conference in Galway on Tuesday.

# connacht-rugby - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

Leinster face early tour of South Africa as Pro14 fixtures released

Ulster’s opening fixture versus the Cheetahs will be broadcast on South African tv.

Connacht snap up former Ulster winger from Edinburgh

After a year in Scotland, Rory Scholes is returning to Ireland to spend the 2017-18 season at the Sportsground.

# connacht-rugby - Thursday 3 August, 2017

Connacht sign Australian underage international fly-half from the Waratahs

He follows in the footsteps of a two-cap Ireland international who arrived from OZ 20 years ago.

# connacht-rugby - Wednesday 2 August, 2017

Connacht release Marnitz Boshoff on compassionate leave following the death of his father

Boshoff requested to return home in order to be closer to his family after the sudden passing of his father.

# connacht-rugby - Tuesday 1 August, 2017

Former Connacht star leaves Harlequins to become player coach of Wicklow RFC

He’ll be joined by a fellow Kiwi as his backs coach, as Wicklow recruit big names following promotion to Leinster Division 1A.

# connacht-rugby - Thursday 27 July, 2017

IRFU's Fox hunt pays dividends as Australian youngster set to sign with Connacht academy

The IRFU are keen to complete the move before the eligibility rules change.

# connacht-rugby - Friday 21 July, 2017

'I feel privileged and grateful': Connacht legend Naoupu calls time on 15-year career

The powerful back-row forward played 102 times for the western province.

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