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Dublin: -1 °C Thursday 11 February, 2016


# connacht - Friday 29 January, 2016

Ireland release Henshaw, Bealham and Dillane for Connacht’s vital clash with Scarlets

Liam Williams is back for the league-leading Scarlets’ trip to Galway.

# connacht - Friday 22 January, 2016

Connacht’s Russian rugby opponents have been trying out hurling in Galway Dual Stars This post contains videos

Connacht’s Russian rugby opponents have been trying out hurling in Galway

What’s the Russian for clash of the ash?

Connacht welcome Robbie Henshaw back to their starting XV

All four players named in the Ireland squad midweek are set to start.

# connacht - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

Just who is Ultan Dillane, Ireland’s newest Six Nations squad member?

Joe Schmidt has obviously been impressed by the 22-year old since breaking through for Connacht.

Boost for Connacht’s European hopes as Henshaw primed for comeback

Centre expected to get the green light for return when he meets doctors on Friday.

# connacht - Monday 18 January, 2016

Brive match-winner buys drinks for Connacht fans before starring in singsong French Toast This post contains videos

Brive match-winner buys drinks for Connacht fans before starring in singsong

Thomas Laranjeira kicked the winning score in the French side’s 21-18 Challenge Cup win on Saturday.

# connacht - Sunday 17 January, 2016

‘We should have been ruthless’ – Connacht only have themselves to blame, admits Pat Lam

The westerners were denied in Brive yesterday.

# connacht - Monday 11 January, 2016

Here’s what Ulster and Connacht need to happen to reach their European quarter-finals

A few wins could make everything quite straightforward.

# connacht - Sunday 10 January, 2016

Heartbreak for Connacht as late penalty sees them slide to another defeat

Pat Lam’s side have now lost four Pro12 games on the trot.

# connacht - Friday 8 January, 2016

Connacht keep changes to a minimum as they take aim at Pro12 leaders Scarlets

It’s first v third in Parc y Scarlets on Sunday afternoon.

# connacht - Thursday 7 January, 2016

Which Irish province has the biggest game in the weekend ahead? On The Road This post contains a poll

Which Irish province has the biggest game in the weekend ahead?

There is a lot at stake in two competitions for our four provinces. Which one will you refuse to miss?

# connacht - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

Connacht prop Buckley recovering quickly after ankle surgery, Henshaw set for scan

Sitting third in the table, Pat Lam says his side are ‘in a good place’ to achieve their season’s goals.

# connacht - Sunday 3 January, 2016

Fergus McFadden cited for alleged stamp on former team-mate Nathan White

The winger could miss out on Leinster’s trip to face Ospreys next weekend if found guilty.

In case you had a heavy New Year’s, here’s how Munster and Leinster recorded inter-pro victories this weekend Winter-pros This post contains videos

# connacht - Friday 1 January, 2016

As it happened: Leinster v Connacht, Guinness Pro12

We followed the New Year’s Day inter-provincial clash live from the RDS.

# connacht - Friday 25 December, 2015

Something has to give as Connacht patch themselves up for Ulster clash

Connacht have won seven straight on home turf, but have managed just one win in 18 against the northern province.

# connacht - Thursday 24 December, 2015

Connacht ring the changes with only three survivors from last weekend’s defeat

Pat Lam has cracked the whip ahead of the visit of Ulster on St Stephen’s Day.

Best earns a rest as Ulster make four changes for trip to Connacht

Herring, Warwick, Williams and Scholes will start in Galway.

# connacht - Wednesday 23 December, 2015

Collisions, kids and Connacht are class: A dozen great images from the Pro12 year

Irish provinces said goodbye to some great servants in 2015.

# connacht - Monday 21 December, 2015

Lam counts cost of injuries ahead of festive interpro

St Stephen’s Day PRO12 clash with in-form Ulster next on the agenda for Connacht.

# connacht - Friday 18 December, 2015

Here’s when your province’s rescheduled fixtures have been set for

Four out of five Six Nations weekends will now have a Pro12 sideshow.

# connacht - Tuesday 15 December, 2015

Connacht’s injury crisis shows no signs of abating as Buckley goes under the knife

Saba Meniugara has been added to the Challenge Cup squad.

# connacht - Monday 14 December, 2015

Two talented backs from Galway get two-year deals at Connacht

The western province continue to underline the importance of homegrown talent.

# connacht - Saturday 12 December, 2015

‘I am so proud of these guys, the injuries have been horrendous’

Pat Lam heaps praise on players after depleted squad grind out another impressive win.

# connacht - Thursday 10 December, 2015

Lam pieces together squad for visit of Newcastle

Connacht boss forced to shuffle the deck and includes plenty of youngsters for Challenge Cup clash.

# connacht - Monday 7 December, 2015

Connacht lose Quinn Roux for three months, Darragh Leader for two and the list goes on and on…

The physical toll is mounting for the deposed league leaders as nine new names line up for the treatment room.

# connacht - Friday 4 December, 2015

Connacht’s winning run ends at eight as Cardiff limit Westerners in second half

John Muldoon’s 200th cap ended with just a losing bonus point for the league leaders.

# connacht - Monday 30 November, 2015

Robbie Henshaw out for up to six weeks with broken hand

Pat Lam revealed the bad news today.

# connacht - Sunday 29 November, 2015

Munster coach Foley not surprised by Connacht display

The home side were made to pay for 22 missed tackles in the first half in Thomond.

# connacht - Saturday 28 November, 2015

‘This means nothing until we get to May’ – Lam underplays historic Thomond victory

Connacht secured just their second ever win at Thomond tonight.

Green giants! Connacht save their best for last in a historic win over Munster

It’s the first time in 29 years that Connacht have beaten Munster in Thomond Park.

Here’s the sensational finish that gave Connacht their first Thomond victory since 1986

Connacht beat Munster 18-12 thanks to this late, late winner.

As it happened: Munster v Connacht, Guinness PRO12

Superb Aki try the icing on the cake for Connacht after incredible performance. The western province claim their first win in Thomond Park since 1986 and consolidate their lead at the top of the Pro12.

# connacht - Friday 27 November, 2015

Earls and Saili in midfield as Munster change 6 for Connacht derby

It’s first v second at Thomond Park tomorrow evening.

Henshaw named at full-back again as Connacht make 9 changes for Munster

Pat Lam has shuffled his pack yet again for the top-of-the-table clash.

# connacht - Wednesday 25 November, 2015

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

Kieran Marmion has extended his stay.

# connacht - Monday 23 November, 2015

‘I’ll have to see what’s best for my career’ – Henshaw addresses talk of Connacht exit

The Ireland centre is ‘not ruling out’ a move to Leinster.

# connacht - Saturday 21 November, 2015

Pat Lam’s Connacht notch another win in Galway as Brive are banished

Rory Parata, Ben Marshall and Kieran Marmion all scored tries but there was no bonus point.

# connacht - Friday 20 November, 2015

Just the 13 changes for Connacht ahead of home Challenge Cup opener

Pat Lam’s men are still thawing out after their prolonged trip to Siberia.

# connacht - Thursday 19 November, 2015

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We’ve spent €1.7 billion more building houses this year than 2014

Building has gotten underway on 11,955 residential housing units.

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