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# connacht-rugby - Today’s News

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.

# connacht-rugby - Yesterday’s News

Adeolokun hat-trick helps Connacht secure home quarter-final in style

The hosts ran in eight tries as they steamrolled past hapless Oyonnax in Galway.

# connacht-rugby - Friday 19 January, 2018

Connacht prop Carey determined to catch up with former Ireland U20 team-mates

The 26-year-old came through the underage levels alongside Tadhg Furlong, Marty Moore and Finlay Bealham.

Healy to make 100th Connacht appearance as Keane's men go in search of home quarter

Kieran Keane makes two changes from last week’s draw with Worcester for tomorrow’s game in Galway.

# connacht-rugby - Thursday 18 January, 2018

Here's what your province needs to happen in the decisive Champions Cup pool matches

Leinster are already through, and both Munster and Ulster know what they need to do this weekend to qualify for the knock-out stages.

# connacht-rugby - Saturday 13 January, 2018

O'Halloran wonder try seals draw at Sixways and a quarter-final slot for Connacht

Connacht battled the Warriors to a draw and sealed their place in the Challenge Cup last eight.

# connacht-rugby - Friday 12 January, 2018

Aki's back as Connacht close in on Challenge Cup quarter-finals

He’s one of three Irish internationals returning for Kieran Keane’s men.

# connacht-rugby - Tuesday 9 January, 2018

Injury rules Connacht lock out of European showdown with Worcester

James Cannon won’t be involved at Sixways on Saturday after being injured against Munster.

# connacht-rugby - Saturday 6 January, 2018

As it happened: Munster v Connacht, Pro14

Join us for live coverage from Thomond Park as the southern and western provinces aim to return to winning ways.

# connacht-rugby - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

Ever-present Holland ruled out as injury-ravaged Munster lick wounds from Belfast

Holland and Chris Cloete both face Return to Play Protocols and won’t take part on Saturday.

# connacht-rugby - Monday 1 January, 2018

As It Happened: Leinster v Connacht, Pro14

Leinster welcomed Connacht to the RDS for a New Year’s Day Interpro in the Guinness Pro14.

Flashback: The last time Connacht came to Dublin and beat Leinster

Mark McHugh was the hero when Connacht snatched victory at Donnybrook back in 2002.

Resurgent Connacht out to end RDS hoodoo and halt the Leinster juggernaut

The western province have not beaten Leinster in Dublin since 2002, but are on an upward curve under Kieran Keane.

# connacht-rugby - Saturday 30 December, 2017

Sexton returns to captain Leinster as Connacht make 3 changes

With his side in the middle of a hectic schedule, Leo Cullen has retained just two players from the starting XV that overcame Munster.

# connacht-rugby - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

Ulster win brought 'massive confidence' but Leinster a 'completely different' test for Connacht

Eoghan Masterson expects a tough battle on New Year’s Day.

# connacht-rugby - Saturday 23 December, 2017

Six-try Connacht blow Ulster away to end year with record win

Kieran Keane’s men were rampant in the first of the festive inter-pros in Galway this evening.

As it happened: Connacht v Ulster, Guinness Pro14

We were in Galway for the first of the year’s festive inter-pros as Connacht hosted Ulster.

# connacht-rugby - Friday 22 December, 2017

O’Halloran and Adeolokun return as Connacht prepare to get Christmas inter-pros underway

Niyi Adeolokun, Matt Healy and Tiernan O’Halloran all return for the visit of Ulster to Galway.

Christmas comes early for Connacht as O'Halloran signs two-year extension

Fullback signs on to end speculation on Munster move.

# connacht-rugby - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

Connacht prop Cooney suffers fresh setback as injury nightmare continues

Meanwhile, centre Tom Farrell has signed a new contract with the province.

# connacht-rugby - Saturday 16 December, 2017

Healy bags four tries as Connacht make light work of Brive

Kieran Keane’s men now lead their Challenge Cup pool after four wins from four.

# connacht-rugby - Friday 15 December, 2017

Connacht make 3 changes for home clash with Brive

Darragh Leader, James Connolly and James Mitchell all come into the side for Saturday’s Pool 5 encounter.

# connacht-rugby - Thursday 14 December, 2017

Contract boost for Connacht as Ireland international Marmion signs new two-year deal

The 25-year-old will remain in Galway until the 2019 World Cup.

# connacht-rugby - Wednesday 13 December, 2017

Connacht prop signs new contract to extend his stay in the west

Conor Carey originally joined the province from Nottingham in the summer of 2016.

# connacht-rugby - Saturday 9 December, 2017

Connacht come from 19 points down to score brilliant comeback win in Brive

Kieran Keane’s side remain firmly on course for a home quarter-final in the Challenge Cup.

# connacht-rugby - Friday 8 December, 2017

Academy flanker handed first start for Connacht's trip to France

Cillian Gallagher has been given the nod by Kieran Keane for tomorrow’s Challenge Cup outing.

# connacht-rugby - Saturday 2 December, 2017

Connacht fall to damaging defeat to Zebre for the second season in a row

To compound matters, Kieran Keane’s side couldn’t even manage a losing bonus point in Parma.

# connacht-rugby - Friday 1 December, 2017

A first Connacht start for Ahki as two Ireland internationals return for Zebre clash

Kieran Keane’s side are looking to get back to winning ways this weekend.

# connacht-rugby - Tuesday 28 November, 2017

Injury setbacks for back-row duo as Connacht's list of absentees grows

Eoin McKeon and Jake Heenan are both facing time out of action for Kieran Keane’s side.

# connacht-rugby - Friday 24 November, 2017

Error-strewn but absorbing as Connacht go down to bonus-points defeat in Cardiff

The Westerners were beaten by six points but racked up four tries in the process.

# connacht-rugby - Thursday 23 November, 2017

Connacht name strong starting XV in their bid for a fifth consecutive win

Kieran Keane’s side take on Cardiff Blues tomorrow night in the Guinness Pro14.

Big blow for Connacht as the province announce the departure of Jake Heenan

The former New Zealand U20 captain has made over 50 appearances since joining Connacht in 2013.

# connacht-rugby - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

New Zealand sevens star in line for earlier-than-expected Connacht debut

Pita Ahki has impressed in training and could feature against Cardiff Blues on Friday.

# connacht-rugby - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

Connacht winger joins province's lengthy injury list after appendix surgery

Rory Scholes faces a number of weeks out.

# 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.

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