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#Kieran Marmion

# kieran-marmion - 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.

# kieran-marmion - Thursday 16 November, 2017

Marmion ready to bring energy and more from the start for Ireland

The Connacht man has started just four times at international level, but has impressed Schmidt throughout this year.

# kieran-marmion - Thursday 5 October, 2017

Matt Healy among the Connacht big guns to return for Ulster battle

Kieran Marmion is set to make his 100th Championship appearance for the province while captain John Muldoon is also named to start.

# kieran-marmion - Friday 21 July, 2017

'We need a few big performances under the new coach to hit the ground running'

Connacht scrum-half Kieran Marmion on a new era out west.

# kieran-marmion - Thursday 20 July, 2017

'The same teams have been in the league for a good few years': Marmion welcomes Pro12 expansion

South African franchises the Cheetahs and Southern Kings are expected to be added to the league for this season.

# kieran-marmion - Tuesday 6 June, 2017

Four years on from passenger's role in North America, Marmion intent on putting his stamp on tour

The Connacht scrum-half jokes that meeting JJ Watt was one the highlights of the last tour to the US as he was left out of both matchday squads.

# kieran-marmion - Friday 28 April, 2017

Kieran Marmion explains how his Ireland and Connacht roles are different

Passing, sniping, kicking, defending and organising are all key parts of playing at nine.

# kieran-marmion - Thursday 6 April, 2017

Marmion and O'Halloran return as Lam makes seven changes for Connacht

The western province are looking to bounce back from defeat to Zebre against Edinburgh.

# kieran-marmion - 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.’

# kieran-marmion - 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.

# kieran-marmion - Monday 20 March, 2017

Ireland's Marmion comfortable under 'verbal pressure' from England

The 25-year-old was composed on his second Test start for Joe Schmidt’s side.

# kieran-marmion - Saturday 18 March, 2017

'It's his day, it's something he deserves': Best backs Connacht's Marmion to fill Murray's boots

The 25-year-old makes his first Six Nations start later.

# kieran-marmion - Wednesday 22 February, 2017

Marmion willing to work and wait to match 'best in the world' Murray 999

Marmion willing to work and wait to match 'best in the world' Murray

The Connacht star is firmly in the role of impact player for Ireland.

# kieran-marmion - Monday 20 February, 2017

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.’

# kieran-marmion - Friday 17 February, 2017

Farrell set for debut and Irish stars return as Connacht change 5 for Dragons clash

Meanwhile, another recent signing, Steve Crosbie could make his debut from the bench.

# kieran-marmion - 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.

# kieran-marmion - Monday 12 December, 2016

'That's what makes these guys stronger, that's what Connacht's about'

Pat Lam was pleased his players delivered work rate after a difficult week out west.

# kieran-marmion - Sunday 11 December, 2016

Lam's Connacht left empty handed in frustrating defeat to Wasps

Pat Lam’s men were dire at the lineout and missed crucial chances from the tee.

# kieran-marmion - Monday 28 November, 2016

'I just got off the line and got a bit of a stinger on my shoulder' - Marmion

The Connacht scrum-half played 40 minutes on the wing for Ireland in the win over the Wallabies.

# kieran-marmion - Thursday 10 November, 2016

Conservatism well and truly cast aside with host of new combinations to face Canada

Joe Schmidt has put 17 of All Black-beaters on ice with the world champions coming for a return leg next week.

# kieran-marmion - Friday 21 October, 2016

Seven changes for Connacht as new signing Ili gets first start

Kieran Marmion is back in the number nine shirt for Pat Lam’s side.

# kieran-marmion - Friday 26 August, 2016

'My 1st year in the academy we finished bottom': Buckley eager after missing Connacht's finest hour

The westerners were in Sale yesterday for training session with added intensity.

# kieran-marmion - Tuesday 5 April, 2016

Marmion and Heenan boost Connacht for European quarter in Grenoble

Pat Lam says Jack Carty and Rory Parata are close to returning.

# kieran-marmion - Saturday 26 March, 2016

Connacht weather the late storm to claim dramatic victory over Leinster

Pat Lam’s side go clear at the top of the Pro12 table after tonight’s result at the Sportsground.

Huge Nacewa hit on MacGinty couldn't stop Connacht scoring the opening try

Scrum-half Kieran Marmion opened the scoring for Pat Lam’s side.

# kieran-marmion - Tuesday 15 March, 2016

Schmidt ponders switches but Ireland XV may be unchanged for Scotland

The temptation is there to experiment, but Ireland require victory on Saturday.

# kieran-marmion - Monday 14 March, 2016

'It's credit to how Connacht have played' - Ireland benefit from the Lam effect

Five Connacht men were on the pitch for Ireland at the same time on Saturday.

# kieran-marmion - Wednesday 25 November, 2015

We'll Leave It There So: Pendred retires, Grealish sent to the bold corner and today's sport

Elsewhere, Thomas Barr has been named Irish Athlete of the Year there was a key contract deal for Connacht rugby.

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

Kieran Marmion has extended his stay.

# kieran-marmion - Saturday 3 October, 2015

Connacht continue impressive start with thrilling victory over Cardiff

Pat Lam’s men picked up five points in an entertaining game at the Sportsground.

# kieran-marmion - Thursday 24 September, 2015

'The Galway Sportsground is a place teams don't like coming to'

Connacht scrum-half Kieran Marmion was speaking at the launch of the province’s new European jersey.

# kieran-marmion - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

Connacht could be without some key men for trip to face Pro12 champs

Connacht’s quick men are hoping to shrug off some heavy bruising in time to visit Glasgow.

# kieran-marmion - Friday 21 August, 2015

Mike Sherry makes try-scoring return but Connacht maul too much for Munster

Marmion puts forward a World Cup case with two tries.

# kieran-marmion - Friday 14 August, 2015

'Joe always says you've got to make the guy outside you look better'

Isaac Boss gets a chance to impress at scrum-half against Scotland tomorrow.

# kieran-marmion - Sunday 9 August, 2015

'What they're doing is consciously controlling brain activity, which is incredible!'

Dr. Michael Keane of Actualise explains how neurofeedback training can benefit rugby players.

# kieran-marmion - Thursday 16 April, 2015

Pick your favourite Try of the Year from IRUPA's shortlist Beautiful Game This post contains a poll

Pick your favourite Try of the Year from IRUPA's shortlist

Two Connacht stars and an Ulster wing have been shortlisted by the players union. Who would get your vote?

# kieran-marmion - Monday 23 March, 2015

One of Connacht's most potent attacking threats is available for their big derby on Saturday

Pat Lam’s men travel to Thomond Park to face Munster this weekend.

# kieran-marmion - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

Blow for Pat Lam's Connacht as Marmion ruled out of crucial Pro12 trip

The 23-year-old Ireland international will be missing for the trip to face the Dragons.

# kieran-marmion - Sunday 8 February, 2015

Want to know how Kieran Marmion represented Ireland? He came from the fifth province

The Exiles remain an alternative way for Irish-eligible players to play for the national team.

# kieran-marmion - Friday 9 January, 2015

Connnacht's fortress breached as Edinburgh grind out win in Galway

Pat Lam’s men suffered their first home defeat of the season against the Scots.

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