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#Connacht

# connacht-rugby - Yesterday’s News

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.

'We need a few big performances under the new coach to hit the ground running'

Connacht scrum-half Kieran Marmion on a new era out west.

# connacht-rugby - Thursday 20 July, 2017

'The same teams have been in the league for a good few years': Marmion welcomes Pro12 expansion

South African franchises the Cheetahs and Southern Kings are expected to be added to the league for this season.

# connacht-rugby - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

# connacht-rugby - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

Connacht announce Jarrad Butler signing

The former Brumbies player has 70 Super Rugby appearances to his name.

# connacht-rugby - Sunday 25 June, 2017

Shane O'Leary lands late equalising kick for Canada as they're held by US in World Cup qualifier

The Cork native and former Connacht player qualifies for the Canucks through his mother.

# connacht-rugby - Thursday 22 June, 2017

Irishman Shane O'Leary to play for Canada in crunch Rugby World Cup qualifier against the US

The Cork native recently left Connacht after three years with the province.

# connacht-rugby - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

'He's going to be a great coach for Connacht' - Chiefs laud departing Keane

The Kiwi is taking over from Pat Lam in the west of Ireland.

# connacht-rugby - Monday 12 June, 2017

Connacht continue summer recruitment with signing of Munster prop

Peter McCabe will join Kieran Keane’s squad ahead of next season.

# connacht-rugby - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

Connacht announce signing of Irish-qualified scrum-half from Sale

James Mitchell arrives in Galway on a two-year deal.

# connacht-rugby - Thursday 25 May, 2017

Success of Connacht Rugby has set an example for the League of Ireland

“Once we set our standards for the top, this league will take off.”

# connacht-rugby - Monday 22 May, 2017

Quinn Roux drafted in for Ireland's summer tour

The South African-born lock has been added to Joe Schmidt’s squad for the games against USA and Japan.

# connacht-rugby - Sunday 21 May, 2017

Pat Lam predicts a bright future for Connacht as his four-year tenure comes to an end

The Kiwi coach took charge of his final game of the province yesterday.

# connacht-rugby - Saturday 20 May, 2017

Disappointment for brave Connacht after tight tussle in Northampton

It finished two tries each at Franklin’s Gardens but Harry Mallinder kicked the points that made the difference.

'If you want to play for Ireland you have to play in Ireland, and that was a big factor'

Denis Buckley has been a star for Connacht but still hasn’t been capped by Ireland.

# connacht-rugby - Friday 19 May, 2017

Connacht left frustrated by EPCR registration issue before play-off

The western province had planned to start Eoin Griffin at outside centre.

'Now he needs to use that and when he gets his chance to play, to nail it'

Tiernan O’Halloran has been saving up lots of lessons with Ireland in recent times.

# connacht-rugby - Thursday 18 May, 2017

Connacht plotting to save season by bringing play-off final to Galway

The western province need to beat Northampton away this weekend to do so.

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