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#Connacht

# connacht - Today’s News

New Connacht 10 eager for a taste of a packed Sportsground

Australian Andrew Deegan has found his feet already on Irish soil, as Connacht clash with Cardiff Blues tomorrow

# connacht - Yesterday’s News

Openside Butler excited at challenge facing him and Connacht

‘The emphasis is on guys taking ownership.’

# connacht - Sunday 10 September, 2017

All the highlights from the second round of the new Pro14 season

There were bonus point wins for Leinster and Munster, while Kieran Keane recorded his first victory as Connacht manager.

# connacht - Saturday 9 September, 2017

Connacht run four tries past the Kings in front of All-Ireland winning hurlers

It was a great sporting occasion at the Sportsground.

# connacht - Tuesday 29 August, 2017

Trio of key Connacht forwards return to full training in time for new season

Jake Heenan, Denis Buckley and Quinn Roux have shaken off knocks in time for Saturday’s home clash with Glasgow.

# connacht - Tuesday 22 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Motorists warned to take care as widespread thunderstorm warning issued Status Orange

Motorists warned to take care as widespread thunderstorm warning issued

Met Éireann has also issued a status yellow rainfall warning for Connacht, Cavan, Monaghan and Donegal.

# connacht - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

Tommy O'Donnell back in full training as Munster prepare for hit-out against Connacht

JJ Hanrahan has stepped up his recovery from a shoulder injury and Peter O’Mahony has begun his pre-season prep.

# connacht - Tuesday 25 July, 2017

Connacht set to sign promising Australian out-half Deegan

The Randwick product will battle Jack Carty and Steve Crosbie for the number 10 shirt.

# connacht - Friday 7 July, 2017

'I'm not here as a retirement project, I'm here to sharpen the tools': Keane on the ambition that took him to Connacht New Digs This post contains videos

'I'm not here as a retirement project, I'm here to sharpen the tools': Keane on the ambition that took him to Connacht

The outgoing Chiefs attack coach used the Super Rugby down weeks to fly north and help Connacht prepare for the new season.

# connacht - Thursday 8 June, 2017

Aussie coach joins Connacht backroom team after three years with leading NBA side

David Howard will be the province’s head of athletic performance.

Connacht handed tough draw in next season's Challenge Cup

The western province will be in a pool with Brive, Worcester Warriors and Oyonnax.

# connacht - Friday 2 June, 2017

New Connacht boss Keane to fly in after Chiefs tackle Lions

The province are keen to avoid a repeat of the inactive pre-season that scuppered their campaign as defending champs.

# connacht - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

Out-half Boshoff could cut ties with Connacht early

The Springbok lost his father to a stroke this year and is keen to return to his family.

# connacht - Saturday 27 May, 2017

Ireland U20 hooker McElroy dropped for JWC as he closes in on Saracens move

The 19-year-old had been set to travel to Georgia with Peter Malone’s squad.

# connacht - Monday 22 May, 2017

Bundee Aki to miss Barbarians games as he prepares for surgery

The 27-year-old will miss the Barbarians’ upcoming games against England and Ulster this summer.

# connacht - Saturday 20 May, 2017

As it happened: Northampton Saints v Connacht, Champions Cup play-off semi-final

We went minute-by-minute as Connacht tried to extend their season and hope of playing in the Champions Cup next season.

# connacht - Friday 19 May, 2017

Stade Francais await Connacht (or Saints) in play-off decider after crushing Cardiff Blues

The French side ran in seven tries to end Cardiff Blues’ season.

Adeolokun, Healy and Dillane back in Connacht 23 for Saints play-off

Adeolokun, Healy and Dillane back in Connacht 23 for Saints play-off

Pat Lam’s side have been boosted by the return of the Ireland internationals.

# connacht - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

Leinster lock's France move is off as Mike McCarthy is forced to retire due to injury

The 35-year-old has ended his rugby career on medical advice.

# connacht - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

Irish provinces well represented in Champions Cup Try of the Season contenders Try Time This post contains videos

Irish provinces well represented in Champions Cup Try of the Season contenders

Niyi Adeolokun, Tyler Bleyendaal, Jamison Gibson-Park, Francis Saili and Garry Ringrose are included on the shortlist.

# connacht - Friday 12 May, 2017

Connacht to face Northampton in Champions Cup play-off after Stade Francais triumph

The Paris club had previously lost four European finals — two in the premier European Cup.

# connacht - Thursday 11 May, 2017

Here's the Gloucester team out to earn a play-off against Connacht (and a trophy) Champions Cup This post contains videos

Here's the Gloucester team out to earn a play-off against Connacht (and a trophy)

David Humphreys’ side are taking on Stade Francais in the Challenge Cup final.

# connacht - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

Blow for Connacht as Bundee Aki will definitely miss Champions Cup play-off semi-final

The powerful midfielder’s appeal fails to reduce his punishment.

# connacht - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

Connacht appoint former Queensland Reds and Edinburgh defence coach

Peter Wilkins will join Kieran Keane, Jimmy Duffy and Nigel Carolan at the province next season.

# connacht - Sunday 7 May, 2017

'I'll always be true to my county but this will be different, I'll wear the New York jersey with pride'

Vinny Cadden is hoping to inflict an embarrassing defeat on his former side tonight.

'It's all on the line': Lam rues calamitous Connacht defence, but emphasis firmly on European play-off

“We have numbers, but we’re not connecting.”

# connacht - Saturday 6 May, 2017

Connacht end with a whimper as 7-try Munster roar to Pro12 summit

Connacht’s defence could not hold up to a hungry Munster onslaught.

Little on the line in inter-pros but plenty of Pro12 talking points today

There’s a huge game in Italy, where former Ireland U20 out-half Ian McKinley starts.

# connacht - Friday 5 May, 2017

Conor Murray back on the bench as Connacht end Pro12 reign in Munster

It’s the last round of the regular season tomorrow, but both teams have big matches to look forward to on 20 May.

# connacht - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

'I think it's unfair London get in and we can't': New York boss calls for qualifier route

Justin O’Halloran’s charges are hoping to claim a maiden championship victory at Gaelic Park against Sligo on Sunday.

# connacht - Sunday 30 April, 2017

Connacht efforts leave Lam disappointed in Sportsground farewell

The province’s focus now turns to a clash against Munster and then a Champions Cup play-off.

# connacht - Friday 28 April, 2017

Lam rings changes as he bids farewell to Sportsground

There are welcome returns to action for Marnitz Boshoff, Darragh Leader and Cian Kelleher.

# connacht - Thursday 27 April, 2017

Homegrown stalwart Loughney and Fox-Matamua among 11 bound for Connacht exit this summer

Kieran Keane will take over a squad after some considerable personnel turnover.

O'Halloran out to make Sportsground farewell a fond one for Lam and McPhillips

The duo will turn their attention to the English second tier after one last European play-off push.

# connacht - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

Big blow for Connacht's Champions Cup qualification hopes as injury sidelines Adeolokun

The Ireland international’s season may be over.

# connacht - Monday 17 April, 2017

'I'll be happy once I get my place, if Meehan is there beside me I'll be even happier again'

A rejuvenated Sean Armstrong discusses his return to inter-county football, winning a league medal, and the possibility of lining out alongside his former partner in crime once again.

# connacht - Saturday 15 April, 2017

As it happened: Connacht v Leinster, Pro12

We went minute-by-minute as Leinster looked to re-take the summit of the Pro12 against a Connacht side celebrating John Muldoon’s 300th cap.

More than Champions Cup warm-ups: There's a hell of a lot to play for in the Pro12

More than Champions Cup warm-ups: There's a hell of a lot to play for in the Pro12

Today’s inter-pros aren’t going to be the most heated clashes ever, but they will have a big bearing on the season.

# connacht - Wednesday 12 April, 2017

'I didn’t think I'd make it': John Muldoon proud to take 300th Connacht cap 300

'I didn’t think I'd make it': John Muldoon proud to take 300th Connacht cap

“From two or three years ago I thought it was attainable to reach 300 caps. But at the end of last season I didn’t really care about it after I had that trophy.”

# connacht - Tuesday 11 April, 2017

Connacht rule out Loughney, McCartney and Ili until next season

Surgery on arm and ankle injuries will keep the trio out of Pat Lam’s final games in charge.

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