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# connacht - Tuesday 4 August, 2020

Connacht's Jack Carty has the tools to break back into the Ireland mix

The 27-year-old out-half had his struggles post-World Cup but remains a classy operator.

# connacht - Sunday 2 August, 2020

'That will be one of the big aims this year - to try and get back in with Ireland'

Connacht hooker Dave Heffernan is determined to add to his one Ireland cap.

# connacht - Monday 27 July, 2020

The Connacht depth chart: Andy Friend's 43-man senior squad

The western province have several new faces in their squad ahead of next month’s restart.

# connacht - Tuesday 14 July, 2020

From Man jailed for four years over sexual assault and rape of his younger sister Connacht

Man jailed for four years over sexual assault and rape of his younger sister

Two more brothers have had their sentencing deferred to next January.

# connacht - Wednesday 8 July, 2020

Connacht confirm signings of Aussie 7s international and Kiwi number eight

Andy Friend has added Ben O’Donnell and Kiwi number eight Abraham Papali’i to his squad.

# connacht - Friday 3 July, 2020

Wing Wootton moves from Munster to Connacht for the year ahead

The 25-year-old joins Conor Oliver and Sam Arnold in swapping Munster for Connacht.

# connacht - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

Pro14 side Dragons sign lock Maksymiw after departure from Connacht

The 6ft 8ins second row spent two seasons with the western province.

# connacht - Saturday 27 June, 2020

Ulster and Connacht Coronavirus-free as provinces set for full return

Leinster and Munster delivered zero positives after testing last week.

Munster and Ulster out to close gap on Leinster as Connacht look for more depth

The Irish provinces are starting to gear up for rugby’s return in August.

# connacht - Thursday 18 June, 2020

Pro14 set to resume in August

The format has changed too, with two rounds of local derbies prefacing the semi-finals.

# connacht - Monday 15 June, 2020

Aussie centre Godwin returns to Western Force after Connacht departure

The 27-year-old spent two seasons with the western province.

# connacht - Thursday 11 June, 2020

Ireland U20 internationals Ward and Booth among Connacht's academy intake

The western province have brought eight new players on board.

# connacht - Wednesday 10 June, 2020

'It was unexpected, I didn't think I was going to be let go but that's just sport'

28-year-old Eoin McKeon’s time with Connacht is over after 137 appearances for his native province.

# connacht - Wednesday 3 June, 2020

Connacht promote six exciting academy prospects into their senior squad

Niall Murray, Sean Masterson, Conor Dean, Colm Reilly, Peter Sullivan and Jordan Duggan have earned pro contracts.

# connacht - Saturday 30 May, 2020

Another few links to 2016 glory slip away from Connacht

Niyi Adeolokun, Eoin McKeon and Tom McCartney were huge figures in the province’s greatest day.

# connacht - Wednesday 27 May, 2020

Connacht GAA expect €3 million Air Dome to be completed in September

‘It will be a huge addition to the country, not alone to Connacht,’ said provincial secretary John Prenty.

# connacht - Tuesday 19 May, 2020

'I still don't regret coming home because I have had six great years in Ireland'

Robin Copeland has signed for French Pro D2 club Soyaux Angoulême XV Charente.

# connacht - Monday 18 May, 2020

Connacht's Robin Copeland signs for French club on a three-year deal

The 32-year-old will join Soyaux Angoulême XV Charente next season.

Connacht confirm Irish international among four new signings as Leinster prop switches to Munster

Sammy Arnold and Conor Oliver were reported to be joining Connacht last week.

# connacht - Thursday 14 May, 2020

Leinster academy tighthead Aungier set to make switch to Connacht

The 21-year-old made five senior appearances for the eastern province this season.

# connacht - Wednesday 13 May, 2020

Hawaiian tighthead Salanoa set for switch from Leinster to Munster

The 22-year-old prop played for Leo Cullen’s side three times this season.

# connacht - Tuesday 12 May, 2020

Munster's Sammy Arnold and Conor Oliver set for moves to Connacht

The 24-year-old centre and back row have struggled for game time in recent seasons.

# connacht - Saturday 9 May, 2020

When two brilliant offloads helped Connacht to end a 17-year drought in Dublin

Leinster were unbeaten at Donnybrook in three years when Steph Nel’s men arrived in 2002.

# connacht - Saturday 25 April, 2020

Connacht's 2016 day in the sun 'a celebration' that began long before kick-off

The western province were magnificent in Murrayfield.

# connacht - Friday 24 April, 2020

'It's easy to get toxic. You're with other lads who can also be in a negative zone'

Eoghan Grace had spells with Munster, Exeter and Connacht during his playing days.

# connacht - Wednesday 22 April, 2020

'Even though we're from New Zealand, we had a strong connection to Ireland'

Auckland native Dominic Robertson-McCoy is in his fourth season with Connacht.

# connacht - Thursday 16 April, 2020

'I didn't want to go chasing it in France or England, being away from family'

Eoin Griffin retired from rugby last year at the age of 28, after playing for Connacht over 100 times.

# connacht - Tuesday 14 April, 2020

The emerging stars of the 2019/20 season: Beibhinn Parsons

The 18-year-old Ballinasloe and Connacht wing is a prolific try-scorer.

# connacht - Saturday 11 April, 2020

Quiz: How well do you remember Connacht's title-winning season?

The western province set the Pro12 alight before shocking Leinster in a thrilling final performance.

# connacht - Thursday 9 April, 2020

The emerging stars of the 2019/20 season: Niall Murray

The 20-year-old second row has featured for Connacht in the Pro14 and Champions Cup.

# connacht - Sunday 5 April, 2020

'I had to fight a bit harder... I sort of grew up despising the big private schools'

Connacht wing John Porch could have retired from rugby as an U20 player.

# connacht - Wednesday 1 April, 2020

Here's how Connacht are making the best of training from home WFH

Here's how Connacht are making the best of training from home

The province’s head of athletic performance, David Howarth, explains the new norm.

# connacht - Monday 30 March, 2020

'From when we first arrived, the whole community in Galway was so welcoming'

Former Connacht man George Naoupu is now working as director of rugby in Gonzaga College.

# connacht - Thursday 26 March, 2020

Outstanding players and managers of the U20 provincial football championship awarded

Dublin, Kerry, Galway and Tyrone were represented among the winners, which were announced today.

'The IRFU have done it in the most equitable way' - Carty on pay deferrals

The Connacht out-half says these are uncertain times for many rugby players.

# connacht - Wednesday 25 March, 2020

'After the coach spoke, you'd turn into the corner and type your name into Twitter'

Connacht out-half Jack Carty speaks about his struggles to move past online criticism of his performances.

# connacht - Tuesday 24 March, 2020

'Connacht as champions, the weeks that followed were just unbelievable'

Second row Aly Muldowney will retire from professional rugby this summer.

# connacht - Friday 13 March, 2020

Training set to be suspended for Leinster, Ulster, Connacht, and Munster

The provinces have no certainty around when they will next play.

# connacht - Saturday 7 March, 2020

Four-goal Galway beat Roscommon to claim second straight Connacht U20 title

Tomo Culhane, Jonathan McGrath, Ryan and Cian Monahan netted one apiece as the Tribe comfortably saw off Roscommon.

# connacht - Monday 2 March, 2020

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Friend hails Carty's class after 14-man Connacht come through Kings test

The Roscommon man showed astute game management and also scored eight crucial points after the Kings had pulled level.

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