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#Dan Parks

# dan-parks - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

We’ll Leave It There So: Messi magic, hooker's haka and all of today’s sport

Argentina and Nigeria traded great goals, FIFA readied a ‘Bitegate’ dossier and the Pro12′s leading scorer hung up his boots.

Former Connacht and Scotland outhalf Dan Parks retires after '11 great years as a pro'

“You get to a point,” the Australian told, “where you’re running and others are catching up, and passing you.”

# dan-parks - Sunday 4 May, 2014

Duffy and Parks in tears as Connacht wave goodbye to legends, and Heineken Cup

Head coach Pat Lam lamented a 19-point swing that cost his side dearly against Cardiff Blues.

# dan-parks - Saturday 3 May, 2014

Bittersweet send-off for Sportsground legends as Connacht cough up victory to Cardiff

The westerners led 15-3 before two quick tries turned the game.

# dan-parks - Friday 2 May, 2014

'Connacht game-plan taking shape as Pat Lam clears the decks' - Adrian Flavin

“Connacht brought him over from the far side of the world,” says the former hooker. “They have to back him.”

# dan-parks - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

Gavin Duffy and Dan Parks among list of departing Connacht players

The province has announced a lengthy list of players set to leave at the end of the season.

# dan-parks - Sunday 30 March, 2014

Courageous Connacht salvage pride and points in breath-taking Scarlets clash Match Report This post contains videos

Courageous Connacht salvage pride and points in breath-taking Scarlets clash

The man who replaced Brian O’Driscoll in the third Lions Test put Scarlets ahead after just three minutes.

# dan-parks - Sunday 2 February, 2014

'There was no green left in Croke Park' - Parks on stunning Ireland in 2010

The Connacht out-half kicked a 79th minute penalty to deny Ireland a Triple Crown.

# dan-parks - Saturday 1 February, 2014

Dan Parks has no intentions of retiring any time soon

The out-half feels Connacht are close to greater success and wants to play his part.

# dan-parks - Sunday 22 December, 2013

Muldoon hails effort of Connacht’s young front row after Dragons drama

“Conditions weren’t great, the rugby wasn’t great, but the win was. And that’s all that matters.”

# dan-parks - Saturday 14 December, 2013

'Kieran Marmion was on a hospital drip 48 hours ago' - Pat Lam

The Connacht coach revealed Jake Heenan and Dave McSharry were also victims to a nasty bout of the flu.

As it happened: Connacht v Toulouse, Heineken Cup Revenge This post contains videos

As it happened: Connacht v Toulouse, Heineken Cup

The Irish province had a quarter-final spot on their minds but Toulouse were determined to rectify a 16-14 wrong.

Quarter final spot up for grabs Connacht can repeat history

Home wins over Toulouse and Zebre would set Pat Lam’s men up for a tilt at Sarcens for knock-out glory.

# dan-parks - Sunday 8 December, 2013

Connacht shock Toulouse to record their greatest ever Heineken Cup win

A late try from the French side swung the tie in their favour but the Irish side bounced back.

# dan-parks - Saturday 26 October, 2013

As it happened: Leinster v Connacht, RaboDirect Pro12

The spoils were shared last year but the westerners were confident of recording a shock win at the RDS.

# dan-parks - Saturday 19 October, 2013

Impressive Connacht knock stripes off Zebre to claim Heineken Cup win

Pat Lam’s men have bossed the opening half against their Italian opponents.

# dan-parks - Saturday 5 October, 2013

Connacht's season on verge of early collapse ahead of Heineken Cup

Tough games against Saracens and Leinster await for the westerners.

# dan-parks - Friday 4 October, 2013

Losing run stretches to four as Connacht succumb to Treviso

Dan Parks was wayward from the kicking tee but Connacht can have no complaints about the loss.

# dan-parks - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

Dan Parks begins his coaching career with Connacht

The Australian-born outhalf has been named as Under-18 backs coach as part of the shake-up under new boss Pat Lam.

# dan-parks - Thursday 2 May, 2013

Kieran Marmion ready for Test chance on Ireland summer tour

The Connacht scrumhalf is hoping to be get the international call from interim coach Les Kiss,

# dan-parks - Saturday 2 March, 2013

Elwood commends 'nervy' Connacht after scrappy win

The coach added that his side still needed to work on the defensive element of their game.

# dan-parks - Monday 21 January, 2013

Elwood plans February league climb after Heineken Cup swansong

The focus now switches to league action and Connacht are keen to build on their weekend win.

# dan-parks - Friday 11 January, 2013

Heineken Cup: O'Halloran return softens Parks blow for Connacht

Danie Poolman is also missing from the line-up for the tough away trip to face Harlequins.

# dan-parks - Monday 7 January, 2013

Elwood claims Connacht are 'back on the horse' after thumping win over Dragons London Calling This post contains videos

Elwood claims Connacht are 'back on the horse' after thumping win over Dragons

Try-scoring forward George Naoupu is expected to be fit for the Harlequins match after he was taken off on 31 minutes.

# dan-parks - Friday 4 January, 2013

Pro12 Cheat Sheet: Your guide to this weekend's rugby action

First plays second as Ulster entertain Scarlets while three defining weeks for Leinster and Munster kick off with winnable fixtures.

# dan-parks - Tuesday 1 January, 2013

Pro12: Connacht desperate to slay Dragons and revive their season

With home games coming up against Welsh and Italian opposition, Eoin Griffin is hoping to climb the tab

# dan-parks - Saturday 29 December, 2012

As it happened: Leinster v Connacht, RaboDirect Pro12

The Mike McCarthy signing added some spice to this interprovincial clash.

Inter-pro: 3 key battles to decide Leinster v Connacht

Joe Schmidt’s men will be keen to avenge a 34-6 defeat earlier in the season and end a losing run.

# dan-parks - Monday 24 December, 2012

VIDEO: I've been immensely impressed by what I've seen - Parks on Connacht Deadly Duo This post contains videos

VIDEO: I've been immensely impressed by what I've seen - Parks on Connacht

Dan Parks and Robbie Henshaw were interviewed by TG4 before their home game against Munster.

# dan-parks - Saturday 22 December, 2012

As it happened: Connacht v Munster, RaboDirect Pro12

Connacht have taken some impressive scalps in Galway this year and Munster were without some big names.

Connacht v Munster: 3 key battles to decide the outcome

History favours the Reds but a glance at the teamsheets suggests a home win.

# dan-parks - Friday 21 December, 2012

Pro12 points race: Irish trio chasing Welsh Dragon for top spot

Just eight points separate Ian Keatley, Paddy Jackson and Jonathan Sexton.

Pro12: Elwood stacks a strong Connacht deck for Munster match

The westerners are looking for a clean sweep of 2012 home victories against their rival provinces.

# dan-parks - Friday 14 December, 2012

As it happened: Biarritz v Connacht, Heineken Cup

Eric Elwood’s men were hoping to make it three wins from four in Europe this season.

Heineken Cup: 3 things to look out for this weekend

European dreams could be shattered for three of Ireland’s four representatives.

# dan-parks - Thursday 13 December, 2012

Team news: Just one change for Connacht ahead of Biarritz return

Johnny O’Connor comes in at openside flanker for the injured Willie Faloon.

# dan-parks - Tuesday 11 December, 2012

Elwood pays tribute to 'immense' McSharry ahead of Biarritz tilt

The Connacht backline is looking its most dangerous in recent memory.

# dan-parks - Monday 10 December, 2012

Connacht are a bloody good team declares Biarritz fullback Balshaw

The westerners are looking to pull off a Heineken Cup double against the French side on Friday.

# dan-parks - Sunday 9 December, 2012

Marmion puts hero-worship to one side as he trumps Yachvili

The 20-year-old scrum-half was instrumental in Connacht’s 22-14 win over Biarritz.

# dan-parks - Friday 7 December, 2012

The drinks are on Elwood as Connacht stun Biarritz

Dan Parks and Fetu’u Vainikolo scored the points but the 23-man squad can all be proud of their effort.

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