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# connacht - Wednesday 25 November, 2020

Connacht's 21-year-old scrum-half Colm Reilly impresses in Italy

Head coach Andy Friend is pleased to see some young players coming through.

# connacht - Tuesday 24 November, 2020

'In a collision sport, accidents happen' - Connacht to appeal Papali'i red card

Meanwhile, Tom Farrell has been ruled out for at least six weeks due to a knee injury.

# connacht - Sunday 22 November, 2020

Connacht, Tom Farrell intent on getting back into a rhythm against Zebre

The centre suffered an untimely shoulder injury that sidelined him before sport’s shutdown in March. But he is fit and ready to fire on all cylinders.

# connacht - Saturday 21 November, 2020

Sean O'Brien makes return to Connacht as Dillane gets set for 100th cap

Andy Friend has made six changes from the team that lost to Scarlets at The Sportsground last weekend.

# connacht - Friday 20 November, 2020

'He’s probably my bodyguard! Have you seen the size of that lad?'

Connacht lock Quinn Roux is aiming to help Ireland win the set-piece battle against England.

# connacht - Thursday 19 November, 2020

Connacht eye the positives from tight schedule and stretched squad

Forwards coach Jimmy Duffy bemoaned missed chances, but hailed the chances created in the home loss to Scarlets.

# connacht - Sunday 15 November, 2020

Mayo capture first Connacht crown since 2015 after holding off late Galway rally

James Horan’s men march on after lifting the Nestor Cup.

# connacht - Saturday 14 November, 2020

Connacht miss chance to put Scarlets away on miserable night in Galway

The Welsh side prevailed in dreadful conditions at the Sportsground to eke out a narrow win.

# connacht - Friday 13 November, 2020

Leinster start Champions Cup with trip to France as Munster welcome Quins

Connacht will visit Racing 92 in their first game, while Ulster welcome Toulouse to Belfast.

# connacht - Wednesday 11 November, 2020

Connacht enjoying fresh perspective with new performance skills coach

‘Athletes can either talk themselves into something or talk themselves out of something.

# connacht - Tuesday 10 November, 2020

Ex-Connacht men Adeolokun and McCabe secure new contracts with Bristol

The Irish pair have signed new one-year deals ahead of the 2020/21 campaign.

# connacht - Sunday 8 November, 2020

Mayo progress to Connacht final with convincing Roscommon win

Cillian O’Connor kicked nine points as James Horan’s side set up a Connacht final meeting with Galway.C

# connacht - Saturday 7 November, 2020

'If you’re playing well enough for Connacht, you’re going to get picked for Ireland'

23-year-old back row Paul Boyle has been in strong form for the westerners in recent seasons.

# connacht - Friday 6 November, 2020

Connacht game off after seven positive Covid tests in Dragons set-up

The match was scheduled for Rodney Parade tomorrow evening.

# connacht - Wednesday 4 November, 2020

Connacht excited about potential of 'big and physical man' Abraham Papali'i

The Kiwi number eight only moved into professional rugby union last year.

# connacht - Tuesday 3 November, 2020

Connacht set for boost with Ireland internationals returning to set-up

The westerners’ Ireland contingent are back training with them this week.

# connacht - Thursday 29 October, 2020

Connacht's clash with Benetton postponed due to Covid cases in Italian club

The Guinness Pro14 game was due to take place in Galway on Sunday.

# connacht - Wednesday 28 October, 2020

Munster draw Clermont and Quins as Champions Cup pool draw is confirmed

Leinster will face Northampton Saints and Montpellier, while Connacht take on Pat Lam’s Bristol and Racing 92.

# connacht - Tuesday 27 October, 2020

O'Halloran to see specialist after picking up groin injury

Connacht out-half Conor Fitzgerald is also dealing with a groin issue after the win over Edinburgh.

# connacht - Monday 26 October, 2020

Friend hails Connacht's control after big win in Edinburgh

‘I love the fact that the players, when they got into the red zone backed themselves and executed.’

# connacht - Sunday 25 October, 2020

Andy Friend is stuck between a lock and a hard place

Connacht are missing five second-row forwards for this evening’s clash against Edinburgh.

# connacht - Saturday 24 October, 2020

Masterson moves to second row as Connacht's lock stocks run very low

Andy Friend has reshuffled his team for tomorrow’s visit to Edinburgh in the Pro14.

# connacht - Tuesday 20 October, 2020

Connacht academy player positive for Covid-19 and isolating

The player has been isolating since Wednesday after being a close contact of a confirmed case.

# connacht - Saturday 17 October, 2020

Adeolokun among the ex-Connacht men involved in Bristol's European success

The likes of Conor McPhillips and John Muldoon have been influential behind the scenes.

# connacht - Sunday 11 October, 2020

Mayo's All-Ireland and Connacht winning manager steps down after five years in charge

Mike Solan guided Mayo to All-Ireland U21 glory in 2016 against Cork.

# connacht - Saturday 10 October, 2020

Cardiff prove too strong for Connacht as Friend's side lose in Wales

Cardiff Blues recorded a 29-7 win over Connacht tonight.

Connacht aim for road-trip win to rekindle memories of 2015/16 season

Connacht are aiming for a second successive win in this season’s Pro14.

# connacht - Tuesday 6 October, 2020

Larmour and Wootton show how work-rate is a crucial part of wing play

The Leinster and Connacht wide men worked hard across the pitch to feature in tries last weekend.

# connacht - Monday 5 October, 2020

Wootton, Sullivan and Porch make up a 'pretty neat package' for Connacht

Andy Friend has been pleased with how his new back three has gelled so far.

# connacht - Saturday 3 October, 2020

'He's got genuine belief, Bundee. That's something other players feed off'

Connacht boss Andy Friend was pleased with how his side sorted out their discipline against Glasgow.

Brilliant Bundee Aki leads Connacht to thrilling win over Glasgow in Galway

The Ireland centre scored two tries as Connacht delivered some stunning rugby in the second half.

Ireland auditions for Munster and Connacht men as Farrell finalises autumn squad

Munster are away to the Scarlets as Connacht host Glasgow in the Pro14.

‘Horrible, derogatory, disrespectful’ - the sledging Connacht had to endure

Michael Swift reflects on his 15-year career with Connacht and predicts a big season for Andy Friend’s side.

# connacht - Friday 2 October, 2020

Aki in place as Connacht welcome Glasgow to Galway

Andy Friend is able to field his strongest available side as his team bid to bounce back from their ‘A’ defeat to Munster.

# connacht - Thursday 1 October, 2020

Flexibility in all aspects key for Connacht as new season looms

The Clan Terrace was repurposed as the team’s meeting room over the summer.

# connacht - Wednesday 30 September, 2020

Friend 'surprised, disappointed' by warm-up woes as Connacht ramp up to face Glasgow

“I know we’ve got the talent,” Friend said as he looked back on a heavy A inter-pro loss to Munster, “to me it’s a mental thing.”

# connacht - Tuesday 29 September, 2020

'I've had such an amazing career' - Former Connacht man Eoin McKeon retires

The 29-year-old helped his native province to their Pro12 title in 2016.

# connacht - Sunday 27 September, 2020

'I've spent a third of my life in Ireland, we're so happy having a place to call home'

These are exciting times on and off the pitch for Connacht and Ireland lock Quinn Roux.

# connacht - Wednesday 16 September, 2020

Connacht pair get three-game bans for red cards against Munster

Abraham Papali’i and Shane Delahunt have been suspended for their foul play.

# connacht - Tuesday 15 September, 2020

Connacht president Heneghan becomes first woman in the role in Irish rugby

The Mayo native also acts as a judicial officer for World Rugby.

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