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#Connacht

# 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.

# connacht - Wednesday 26 February, 2020

Connacht call in favour from Farrell

Ireland coach happy to release Ultan Dillane and Dave Heffernan to play for their province after Italy game gets called off.

Connacht hold emergency meeting about coronavirus concerns ahead of South Africa trip

The Irish province fly out today for this weekend’s clash with the Southern Kings.

# connacht - Tuesday 25 February, 2020

Connacht hope Bealham's season isn't over following surgery on fractured ankle

The prop suffered the injury in last Friday’s defeat to Edinburgh.

# connacht - Saturday 22 February, 2020

Gaeilgeor and Connemara man de Buitléar blazes a trail for An Ghaeltacht Rugbaí

The 22-year-old, who is in his third year with Connacht’s academy, features in a new TG4 documentary.

# connacht - Friday 21 February, 2020

O'Halloran double not nearly enough as Edinburgh power to win over Connacht

Jack Carty was one of three Connacht players sin-binned as Edinburgh forced a five-try win.

Can't beat their Irish rivals, lethal against everyone else

The reason Connacht aren’t flying higher in the Pro14 comes down to their four-game losing streak in this season’s inter-pros.

# connacht - Thursday 20 February, 2020

Connacht make four changes but Ireland's Heffernan and Dillane unavailable

Denis Buckley, Shane Delahunt, Joe Maksymiw and Niall Murray all come into the starting XV.

# connacht - Tuesday 18 February, 2020

Boost for Connacht as Blade and Healy sign new contracts with the province

The scrum-half and prolific wing have penned two-year deals.

# connacht - Monday 17 February, 2020

Friend aiming for Pro14 knockouts as Connacht end losing streak

The western province defeated Cardiff 29-0 on Saturday, their first shut-out since 2001.

# connacht - Saturday 15 February, 2020

Welcome break gives Connacht a chance to prove they're a force again

Andy Friend’s side were in beleaguered shape over Christmas and now meet close rivals in Conference B.

# connacht - Wednesday 12 February, 2020

Friend and Connacht on the lookout to fill void to be left by 'immense' Fainga'a

The Australian openside proved a shrewd signing for the Westerners.

# connacht - Sunday 19 January, 2020

Late heartbreak for Connacht in thriller with Montpellier

The Westerners recovered from a 21-0 deficit but were ultimately beaten in a dead-rubber in Pool 5.

Connacht's Marmion sets out to ensure he's not Ireland's forgotten man at 9

The scrum-half returns to the Connacht team for the first time since November against Montpellier today.

# connacht - Friday 17 January, 2020

Marmion returns for Connacht as Friend seeks win in France

The Irish international is back after a two-month absence

# connacht - Tuesday 14 January, 2020

Marmion returns ahead of Connacht's final Champions Cup game, Fitzgerald ruled out for rest of the season

Head coach Andy Friend says the scrum-half is in back in full training before their showdown with Montpellier.

Timing a curse for Carty as he keeps his mind on provincial life

The out-half felt mentally refreshed after an enforced break, but would love to get a run of games in the weeks ahead.

# connacht - Saturday 11 January, 2020

Saracens keep Champions Cup defence alive, four sides now confirmed for quarter-finals

Rhys Carre’s early red card made life difficult for his side.

'It’s a plus to have intent back... we just have to make sure we’re more clinical'

After last week’s unraveling in Leinster, Andy Friend was pleased with how his side took on another European Cup favourite.

Dominant Toulouse crush Connacht's Champions Cup hope

Toulouse sealed their qualification and conceded just a penalty try despite finishing with 13 men.

As it happened: Connacht v Toulouse, European Rugby Champions Cup

Relive all the action as Andy Friend’s team fell to a disappointing defeat at the Sportsground.

Rejuvenated Carty key as Connacht take on Toulouse

Connacht will return to full strength as they aim for a repeat of their 2016 win over the four-time champs.

# connacht - Friday 10 January, 2020

Irish internationals return to boost Connacht for crunch clash with Toulouse

Jack Carty and Bundee Aki are both back for Andy Friend’s side.

'Now that we're here we don’t want to let this massive opportunity slip'

Connacht worked hard to be in the top tier of the competition for days just like this.

# connacht - Tuesday 7 January, 2020

Connacht facing big blow with key man Fainga'a set for move to France

The Aussie openside has been superb for Andy Friend’s side since his move from the Rebels.

Connacht boosted by return of nine players for Toulouse clash

Bundee Aki and Jack Carty are among a raft of players in line to play this weekend as Andy Friend’s side bid to keep their slim European hopes alive.

# connacht - Monday 6 January, 2020

Connacht fight on with bare bones and determined to give Toulouse a rattle

Head coach Andy Friend is keen to bolster his squad with some of the talent floating under the radar in Leinster.

# connacht - Sunday 5 January, 2020

'We don't need four young fellas doing it, we need 23 blokes doing it'

The effort from unheralded prospects was one of very few positives Andy Friend could take from last night’s loss to Leinster.

# connacht - Saturday 4 January, 2020

Inter-pro woe for Connacht as Deegan drives Leinster to victory

Inter-pro woe for Connacht as Deegan drives Leinster to victory

Connacht were forced to dig deep just to avoid a shut-out and it took 71 minutes for them to post their opening score against a rampant Leinster.

Connacht go to RDS believing they can break Leinster streak

‘Generally when results go against us it’s…us shooting ourselves in the foot.’

Competition breeds contentment for Leinster

The eastern province’s winning streak is based on intense competition for places.

# connacht - Friday 3 January, 2020

Ex-Roscommon minor handed first Connacht start for Leinster showdown

Niall Murray will partner up with Gavin Thornbury in the second row.

# connacht - Friday 27 December, 2019

5 tries for Ulster as they storm past Connacht to claim impressive win

5 tries for Ulster as they storm past Connacht to claim impressive win

The home side bounced back superbly from their defeat to Leinster last weekend.

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