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#Connacht

# connacht - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

Another title-winner departs Connacht as homegrown stalwart Browne bids farewell

The lock has been injury-hit in recent seasons, but is “looking forward to the next challenge.’

# connacht - Monday 16 April, 2018

Munster flex their muscles in Bloem', Italians do the job in Dublin and all your Pro14 highlights Murray Magic This post contains videos

Munster flex their muscles in Bloem', Italians do the job in Dublin and all your Pro14 highlights

Meanwhile, Jacob Stockdale added to his extensive collection of intercepts and Connacht struggled to keep pace with Glasgow.

# connacht - Friday 13 April, 2018

Connacht battle back, but no match for title-chasing Warriors

Dave Rennie’s side look in rude health as they booked a home semi-final place.

# connacht - Thursday 12 April, 2018

Team taking shape, but individual errors to blame for Connacht struggles, says McKeon

‘I think a lot of lads have to look at themselves.’

# connacht - Wednesday 11 April, 2018

O'Halloran and O'Brien doubts as Connacht bid to halt losing run

The western province have a single win in the last six games and will end their season against Glasgow and Leinster.

# connacht - 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 - Wednesday 4 April, 2018

Connacht take aim at Ospreys determined to keep the season alive

The slim hopes of making next season’s Champions Cup hang on this Friday’s trip to Wales.

# connacht - Sunday 1 April, 2018

KK focuses on the positives as 'naive' Connacht take aim at another crucial clash

‘It just put a smile on my face that we kept coming back and coming back. That’s pleasing for me.’

# connacht - Saturday 31 March, 2018

Connacht out-gunned by Gloucester in crazy Challenge Cup quarter-final

The western province refused to lie down as they shared eight tries with the Premiership side.

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 - Thursday 29 March, 2018

'There's no grey there' - It's Europe or bust for Kieran Keane's Connacht

He feels his side are on the cusp of a major breakthrough.

# connacht - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

'It’s good to run around that dirty pitch': Aki more than happy to ground himself after Slam success

‘At the moment it feels like I’m the new player in the squad,’ says the centre ahead of Saturday’s European quarter-final clash with Gloucester.

# connacht - Friday 23 March, 2018

Another Aussie on board for Connacht with signing of Rebels out-half Horwitz

The former Waratah looks set to play in tandem with Kyle Godwin at the Sportsground next season.

# connacht - Thursday 22 March, 2018

Sean O'Brien to 8 as McKeon returns for Connacht's clash with in-form Edinburgh

Richard Cockerill’s men come to Galway looking to extend their five-match winning run in the Pro14.

Butler backs 'smart' playmaker Godwin to thrive in Connacht midfield

‘He could always carry strongly, early on that was his strength, but now he is a very good ball player.’

# connacht - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

Connacht record try-scorer Matt Healy signs contract extension

The winger’s new deal will run up to the end of the 2019/20 season.

# connacht - Monday 12 March, 2018

Connacht confirm the signing of Robin Copeland from Munster

The Wexford man has signed a two-year deal with the western province.

# connacht - Friday 9 March, 2018

Three promising homegrown players sign pro contracts with Connacht

Conan O’Donnell, Cillian Gallagher and Peter Claffey have all penned new deals.

# connacht - Saturday 3 March, 2018

Killer blow as Cheetahs edge Connacht at the death with last minute kick

A Niel Marais penalty in the last minute denied Connacht what looked set to be a historic victory in South Africa on Saturday.

'These are moments you can never get back': Muldoon determined to make final matches count

While the rest of the Pro14 schedule has been snowed under, Connacht will face a formidable task at altitude in Bloemfontein.

# connacht - Thursday 1 March, 2018

Connacht try to settle in heat and altitude while Ireland faces blizzard

‘We don’t have three weeks to acclimatise but we are confident.’

# connacht - Wednesday 28 February, 2018

'Unprecedented sales' leads Connacht to put extra capacity on Sportsground for Challenge Cup quarter

The temporary stands will be back on College Road and Bohermore ends come 31 March.

# connacht - Thursday 22 February, 2018

'I get a call every Monday from the old man and mum, trying to tweak my game'

Bundee Aki has more than Joe Schmidt to answer to when the odd pass goes astray.

# connacht - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

Zebre's Ciaran Gaffney recuperating in native Galway after neck surgery

The 22-year-old came through the Connacht academy, but suffered a horrible return to the Sportsground on Friday.

# connacht - Sunday 18 February, 2018

Big loss for Roscommon as key defender steps away from senior football panel

Seán Mullooly will spend 2018 completing college exams and travelling in the United States.

# connacht - Friday 16 February, 2018

Disappointment for hosts Connacht as they fall to second defeat of season to Zebre

The game finished 11-19 at the Sportsground.

After 64 days at sea ex-Connacht and Leinster lock Browne completes epic row across Atlantic

‘Without a doubt this is the toughest challenge I have ever taken on,’ said Browne after embracing his parents, brother and sister in Antigua.

# connacht - Thursday 15 February, 2018

'If I do get the call I'll be ready': Bealham working hard to get back in the picture for Ireland

A game away from being a Connacht centurion, Bealham’s last appearance in green was on the summer tour of Japan.

# connacht - Friday 9 February, 2018

Farrell try fuels Connacht win over conference rivals Ospreys

Craig Ronaldson’s boot ensured the Welsh region left Galway without a losing bonus point.

# connacht - Monday 5 February, 2018

Powerhouse centre Aki cherishes special Six Nations debut for Ireland

The Connacht man is keen to keep adding to his caps under Joe Schmidt.

# connacht - Thursday 25 January, 2018

Connacht, Leinster and Munster quarter-final dates and times confirmed

Munster and Connacht play on the Saturday, with Leinster on the Sunday.

# connacht - Wednesday 24 January, 2018

Best in the West: John Muldoon will retire at the end of the season

The pride of Portumna will ride off into the sunset in May.

# connacht - Monday 22 January, 2018

'We'd love to get one over them': Connacht can't wait to welcome old foes Gloucester to Galway

The western province had to tackle Gloucester in Kingsholm twice at the end of the 2014/15 season. Can they change their fortunes at the Sportsground?

# connacht - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

Aki fit for Connacht as training ground injuries rule out Bealham and Robb

Openside Jarrad Butler will also miss the Challenge Cup clash with Oyonnax after fracturing his hand in Worcester.

# connacht - Sunday 14 January, 2018

Irishman Leader's path leads him into USA's Major League Rugby

The former Connacht back has signed a two-year contract with the San Diego Legion.

# connacht - Friday 12 January, 2018

'It’s like a car racing game. No one ever picks the view when you're in the car'

Ian Keatley talks about how Munster’s mindset has helped their attacking kicking game.

# connacht - Thursday 11 January, 2018

Back from injury, brilliant Butler doesn't want to miss a beat for Connacht

‘The way they work rotation you never know when you are going to be in the 15 or the 23 so you just take the opportunities as you get them.’

# connacht - Monday 8 January, 2018

Analysis: Conor Murray's lineout and Munster's clever set-piece attack

We’ve broken down some of the province’s best efforts from scrum and lineout in recent weeks.

All the Pro14 highlights as Leinster and Munster scorch into the high 30s Provincial This post contains videos

All the Pro14 highlights as Leinster and Munster scorch into the high 30s

Elsewhere, there was a terrific performance from Dan Biggar to give Ospreys another much needed win.

'We got a bang on the nose': Connacht's second 40 frustrates Keane

Munster’s bonus point win left a sour taste for Connacht after their excellent performances in the seasonal derby series.

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