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#Connacht

# connacht - Saturday 25 March, 2017

Last year's All-Ireland U21 champions Mayo knocked out of Connacht by Galway

Eoin Finnerty scored a goal from the bench and sealed the win.

# connacht - Friday 24 March, 2017

Marmion returns as Connacht make 10 changes for Glasgow clash

The scrum-half is among the returning frontliners for the trip to Scotland.

# connacht - Thursday 23 March, 2017

Pat Lam thrilled to see Marmion stop being 'stunt double' to slip into starting role for Ireland

‘When Conor has had niggles, Kieran has done all the training. But that gives him confidence.’

# connacht - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

Dillane's season over as Connacht suffer Healy and Fox-Matamua blows

Pat Lam can at least welcome back Ireland international Kieran Marmion this week.

# connacht - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

Collins the hero as Garbally College lift Connacht junior cup for first time in 11 years

Garbally lost last year’s final but are back celebrating now.

# connacht - Saturday 4 March, 2017

'Hopefully we haven’t left our run too late': Lam ready for three crucial trips in Connacht's season

After four wins on the bounce, the champions travel to Glasgow, Zebre and Edinburgh.

Ospreys reclaim top spot as their Welsh rivals face Leinster and Munster

Wales out-half Sam Davies did his hopes of earning more international action no harm last night.

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Sleet, snow and heavy rain: Status yellow weather warning for ten counties

Conditions will ease as the day goes on but drivers are being warned that surface water may be an issue on the roads.

# connacht - Friday 3 March, 2017

Connacht edge towards Champions Cup places with bonus-point win

It’s a fourth win in a row for Pat Lam’s side.

# connacht - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

Connacht rule wing Cian Kelleher out until 'latter part of the season'

Meanwhile, Nepia Fox Matamua will discover the extent of his knee injury this week.

Slow progress for Connacht in search for new home

“Sometimes the timelines that we would like to move on aren’t matching timelines of others,” says CEO Willie Ruane.

# connacht - Sunday 26 February, 2017

O'Halloran celebrates birthday with bonus point try in Treviso

Craig Ronaldson was at the heart of everything for Pat Lam’s men in Italy.

# connacht - Thursday 23 February, 2017

Lam claims Kieran Keane is the 'perfect guy' to succeed him as Connacht boss

But the Chiefs attack coach won’t be able to link up with the province until the end of July.

# connacht - Monday 20 February, 2017

Kiwi Keane gives Connacht welcome continuity

The 63-year-old will be familiar with the Westerners’ philosophy when he arrived to fill Pat Lam’s sizable shoes.

Marmion ready to slot in for Murray and make first Six Nations start should he be called on

He was rested in Connacht’s win, with Pat Lam doing ‘what’s best for Ireland, what’s best for Connacht and what’s best for Kieran Marmion.’

# connacht - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

'You're an ex-New Zealander, you should be mindful about players' careers' - Hansen has pop at Lam

The All Blacks boss is disappointed with his compatriot’s role in Steven Luatua’s move to Bristol.

Blow for Connacht as Aki suffers setback in return from ankle injury

The 26-year-old may not be available for another two weeks.

# connacht - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

Ireland quartet made available to Connacht but centre emerges as injury doubt

Stacey Ili picked up an ankle issue against Cardiff last weekend and may miss the visit of the Dragons.

# connacht - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

'I'm going to raise the tricolour high': Galway man to make history after 7 weeks rowing the Atlantic alone

Gavan Hennigan is approaching Antigua with a world record in his sights.

# connacht - Sunday 22 January, 2017

'We've only got ourselves to blame' - Lam frustrated by Connacht's near miss

The western province’s head coach hopes young players will learn from this defeat.

Connacht agonisingly miss out on quarter-finals with defeat in Toulouse

Pat Lam’s men needed only three points, but couldn’t find them.

As it happened: Toulouse v Connacht, Champions Cup pool finale

Pat Lam’s went looking for their first ever Champions Cup knock-out spot.

Connacht close to quarter-final but huge evening awaits in Toulouse

Pat Lam’s men can still clinch a place in the knockout stages.

# connacht - Friday 20 January, 2017

Boost for Connacht's European hopes as Carty fit to start at out-half

Pat Lam makes five changes for “the biggest game in Connacht’s history.”

Fiji head coach enters the fray to succeed Pat Lam in Connacht

John McKee is in contention to return to the province where he once served as assistant coach.

# connacht - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

Injury boosts (including at 10) as Lam welcomes host of players back to Connacht training

Jack Carty and Shane O’Leary are at least fit enough to take part in training this week.

# connacht - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

Ex-Connacht captain Clarke forced at gunpoint to aid getaway

“I’ve got a couple of kids at home,” the 33-year-old pleaded with the armed robbers.

# connacht - Monday 16 January, 2017

Lam demands defensive solidity as Connacht go in search of more history in Toulouse

Unfortunately it looks like Denis Buckley will join the list of injured Connacht men.

# connacht - Saturday 14 January, 2017

Confidence rekindled as Lam prepares for 'biggest game of Connacht's history'

For the first time in five weeks Pat Lam was able to set out a full training schedule, the attack benefited.

Connacht philosophy on full display as they carve up Zebre for 10-try win

Despite some early frustration, Pat Lam’s side secured a bonus point inside 27 minutes.

As it happened: Connacht v Zebre, Champions Cup

We followed all the action from Galway as Pat Lam’s side hosted the Italians.

# connacht - Thursday 12 January, 2017

Connacht look to Leinster's template as they target a big win over Zebre

Kieran Marmion hopes some quickfire tries will force Zebre’s heads to drop on Saturday.

# connacht - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

Connacht add Farrell and Andress to European squad

Ulster have also added a front row to their Champions Cup squad and a confirmed date to their fixture list.

# connacht - Saturday 7 January, 2017

Connacht hopeful Carty injury not as serious as first feared

The champions have had no luck this season.

Connacht injury problems grow as Ospreys profit from bright start

Out-half Jack Carty and openside Jake Heenan were forced off during the first-half against the high-flying Ospreys.

# connacht - Thursday 5 January, 2017

Aki remains coy on international future despite Connacht commitment

The brilliant centre will be eligible to play for Ireland next year, but he is also available to New Zealand and Samoa.

# connacht - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

Ultan Dillane to miss start of Six Nations with ankle injury

The Kerry powerhouse is set to miss at least five weeks with an ankle injury.

Bealham still confident Connacht can go 'all the way' and retain title

The western province will have to come from a long way back to challenge in May.

# connacht - Saturday 31 December, 2016

'I think we have a lot of potential' - Erasmus keeps Munster feet on ground

Openside flanker Tommy O’Donnell sustained a concerning ankle injury in Galway.

Erasmus' Munster battle to away win against Connacht in the Galway rain

Hooker Rhys Marshall scored an important maul try, while Ian Keatley was sharp with the boot.

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