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# eric-elwood - This year 2022

'I said, 'Yes' before he could even finish the sentence. I'll be forever grateful'
# Phone Call
# Phone Call

'I said, 'Yes' before he could even finish the sentence. I'll be forever grateful'

Mar 2nd 2022, 5:04 PM 54,079 Views 6 Comments

Cian Prendergast has made a huge impact for Connacht after missing out in Leinster.

'Ronan and David's rivalry was as intense as the one with Johnny Sexton'
# Number 10
# Number 10

'Ronan and David's rivalry was as intense as the one with Johnny Sexton'

Updated Jan 29th 2022, 12:15 PM 49,165 Views 18 Comments

A new documentary on Ireland’s out-halves airs on BBC One Northern Ireland tomorrow night.

# eric-elwood - All time

Carty happy to 'fit back in' with Connacht while he moves behind Elwood on all-time chart
# Pantheon
# Pantheon

Carty happy to 'fit back in' with Connacht while he moves behind Elwood on all-time chart

Mar 25th 2019, 8:24 AM 5,660 Views 7 Comments

The recently-capped international returned to Connacht colours in style.

Connacht legend Eric Elwood succeeds Carolan as academy manager
# Connacht Man
# Connacht Man

Connacht legend Eric Elwood succeeds Carolan as academy manager

Apr 28th 2017, 3:56 PM 7,080 Views 9 Comments

The province’s former head coach will play a key developmental role.

'I go onto YouTube, have a look and think, 'God, what a terrible game of rugby'
# Into The Valley
# Into The Valley

'I go onto YouTube, have a look and think, 'God, what a terrible game of rugby'

Mar 10th 2017, 7:45 AM 10,877 Views 2 Comments

Paul Burke made his Irish debut during the 1995 Five Nations and a victory over Wales in Cardiff is a stand-out memory.

Connacht's 'grassroots to green shirts' mantra driving improvement
# Homegrown
# Homegrown

Connacht's 'grassroots to green shirts' mantra driving improvement

Apr 3rd 2015, 8:20 AM 6,546 Views 2 Comments

Experienced forward Andrew Browne explains the motivational power of playing for his home province

SBW at the Sportsground and Connacht's other European knock-outs
# Classic
# Classic

SBW at the Sportsground and Connacht's other European knock-outs

Apr 1st 2015, 1:31 PM 8,872 Views 5 Comments

We take a trip down memory lane to recall the westerners’ past efforts in the Challenge Cup.

Eric Elwood back in rugby as domestic manager with Connacht
# Mr Connacht
# Mr Connacht

Eric Elwood back in rugby as domestic manager with Connacht

Dec 18th 2014, 3:53 PM 4,353 Views 5 Comments

The Galway man will be responsible for growing the game across the province.

"I have learnt so much from being involved" - Robbie Henshaw
# Bright Future
# Bright Future

"I have learnt so much from being involved" - Robbie Henshaw

Apr 8th 2014, 7:00 AM 6,568 Views 12 Comments

19 months ago, Robbie Henshaw sat his Leaving Certificate.

Shane Horgan: 'If Leinster are not on their game, Connacht will expose them'
# Shaggy
# Shaggy

Shane Horgan: 'If Leinster are not on their game, Connacht will expose them'

Oct 25th 2013, 3:06 PM 2,610 Views 9 Comments

The former Blues winger is wary of complacency setting in after two hard-fought Heineken Cup victories.

'No wrath of Pat yet but he's capable of it' says Connacht's John Muldoon
# Front Up
# Front Up

'No wrath of Pat yet but he's capable of it' says Connacht's John Muldoon

Aug 23rd 2013, 9:41 AM 2,433 Views 2 Comments

Pat Lam is a laid-back guy, says the flanker, but he will have no problems invoking the Eric Elwood roar if needs be.

Taoiseach Enda Kenny records farewell message for Eric Elwood
# Golden Clocks
# Golden Clocks

Taoiseach Enda Kenny records farewell message for Eric Elwood

May 3rd 2013, 4:04 PM 9,781 Views 32 Comments

The Fine Gael leader took time out from running the country to wish the departing Connacht coach well.

Pro12 Cheat Sheet: Your guide to this weekend’s rugby action
# Lion Tamers
# Lion Tamers

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

May 3rd 2013, 3:03 PM 1,696 Views 2 Comments

Ulster and Leinster can ensure home semi-finals while Connacht bid farewell to a few legends.

Connacht prepare for final curtain against Glasgow
# Pro12
# Pro12

Connacht prepare for final curtain against Glasgow

May 2nd 2013, 2:20 PM 1,469 Views 4 Comments

Meanwhile Munster retain just four of the side which lost to Clermont for tomorrow’s trip to Zebre.

Elwood shakes it up for Connacht's Italian job
# Pro12
# Pro12

Elwood shakes it up for Connacht's Italian job

Apr 25th 2013, 1:37 PM 1,446 Views 1 Comment

You didn’t forget about the Pro12, did you? Here’s the team news for Connacht’s trip to the Stadio Monigo.

'We don't think we'll see Robbie Henshaw for the rest of the season'
# Thumb Wars
# Thumb Wars

'We don't think we'll see Robbie Henshaw for the rest of the season'

Apr 22nd 2013, 12:15 PM 2,536 Views 3 Comments

Connacht coach Eric Elwood confirmed that the fullback’s hand injury should see him miss the province’s final two games.

Check out this brilliant tribute to Connacht's outgoing coach Eric Elwood
# Irish Rugby
# Irish Rugby

Check out this brilliant tribute to Connacht's outgoing coach Eric Elwood

Apr 20th 2013, 10:00 AM 2,332 Views 1 Comment

Johnny O’Connor, Gavin Duffy and Tiernan O’Hallornan pay tribute to the man who is soon to be replaced by Pat Lam.

Pro12 report: Ulster maintain pace at summit with bonus point in Connacht
# Pro12
# Pro12

Pro12 report: Ulster maintain pace at summit with bonus point in Connacht

Apr 19th 2013, 9:39 PM 7,570 Views 10 Comments

The league leaders rode out Connacht’s first half storm with five different try-scorers.

'I was fortunate enough to play with the man' - Bell on Eric Elwood
# Interpro
# Interpro

'I was fortunate enough to play with the man' - Bell on Eric Elwood

Apr 18th 2013, 7:15 AM 2,248 Views 3 Comments

The former Ireland teammates will be hoping for different results in Friday’s Pro12 clash.

'We got a hiding there last year' - Ulster plot Connacht revenge
# Pro12
# Pro12

'We got a hiding there last year' - Ulster plot Connacht revenge

Apr 15th 2013, 7:00 AM 1,272 Views 0 Comments

The Pro12 leaders are the opposition for coach Eric Elwood’s penultimate game at the Sportsground.

Pat Lam settles into life at Connacht as players begin to drop like flies
# Job Shadow
# Job Shadow

Pat Lam settles into life at Connacht as players begin to drop like flies

Apr 9th 2013, 7:19 PM 3,000 Views 0 Comments

The New Zealander expanded on his rugby philosophies, which hopefully includes decent player management.

Connacht lose another stalwart as hooker 'Flav' calls it a day
# Out Of Steam
# Out Of Steam

Connacht lose another stalwart as hooker 'Flav' calls it a day

Apr 8th 2013, 4:29 PM 1,760 Views 1 Comment

The westerners will say goodbye to another bald legend at season’s end.

Shop Street and roundabouts: Pat Lam gets down to rugby business at Connacht
# Touchdown
# Touchdown

Shop Street and roundabouts: Pat Lam gets down to rugby business at Connacht

Apr 4th 2013, 9:01 AM 2,314 Views 2 Comments

The sun shone on the Kiwi as he scoped out Galway. Nature has a sense of humour too.

4 of the finest rugby moments from the retiring Johnny 'Concrete' O'Connor
# Rock Hard
# Rock Hard

4 of the finest rugby moments from the retiring Johnny 'Concrete' O'Connor

Mar 27th 2013, 3:04 PM 3,834 Views 4 Comments

The Connacht flanker announced he is to step away from the professional game today.

Elwood commends 'nervy' Connacht after scrappy win
# Reaction
# Reaction

Elwood commends 'nervy' Connacht after scrappy win

Mar 2nd 2013, 12:19 PM 1,240 Views 2 Comments

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

Connacht want your money in €50k crowd funding campaign -- and here's what you'll get
# Pass The Basket
# Pass The Basket

Connacht want your money in €50k crowd funding campaign -- and here's what you'll get

Feb 28th 2013, 11:32 AM 1,698 Views 2 Comments

Fancy a thank you note from Eric Elwood? Or a brick in the wall at the Sportsground?

Connacht target highest ever league finish as fitting Elwood send-off
# Winning Streak
# Winning Streak

Connacht target highest ever league finish as fitting Elwood send-off

Feb 23rd 2013, 2:34 PM 1,250 Views 2 Comments

The westerners are in flying form after deposing of Welsh opponents for the second week running.

Elwood plans February league climb after Heineken Cup swansong
# Winning Note
# Winning Note

Elwood plans February league climb after Heineken Cup swansong

Jan 21st 2013, 10:27 AM 839 Views 0 Comments

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

As it happened: Connacht v Zebre, Heineken Cup
Live Jan 18th 2013, 7:51 PM

As it happened: Connacht v Zebre, Heineken Cup

Parks return gives Connacht great chance to go out on a high
# Team News
# Team News

Parks return gives Connacht great chance to go out on a high

Jan 17th 2013, 12:57 PM 731 Views 0 Comments

The Scottish international returns to the starting XV for the Friday visit of Zebre.

As it happened: Harlequins v Connacht, Heineken Cup
Live Jan 12th 2013, 1:23 PM

As it happened: Harlequins v Connacht, Heineken Cup

Confirmed -- Connacht appoint Pat Lam to replace Eric Elwood
# Meet The New Boss
# Meet The New Boss

Confirmed -- Connacht appoint Pat Lam to replace Eric Elwood

Jan 12th 2013, 7:01 AM 5,481 Views 47 Comments

Lam will take the reins at the Sportsground from 1 June on an initial two-year contract.

Reports name Pat Lam as next Connacht coach as O'Shea is scolded
# Kiwi Flavour
# Kiwi Flavour

Reports name Pat Lam as next Connacht coach as O'Shea is scolded

Jan 11th 2013, 5:41 PM 2,775 Views 1 Comment

The arrival of the former Samoan and All Black international would sweep the board for Kiwi coaches in Ireland.

Heineken Cup cheat sheet: Your guide to the weekend's action
# Previews
# Previews

Heineken Cup cheat sheet: Your guide to the weekend's action

Jan 11th 2013, 5:05 PM 9,828 Views 7 Comments

Ulster can land a firm foot in the 1/4 finals while tries, and plenty of them, are needed elsewhere.

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

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

Jan 11th 2013, 10:58 AM 775 Views 1 Comment

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

Explainer: What the Irish provinces need to do to reach Heineken Cup 1/4 finals
# Dublin 2013
# Dublin 2013

Explainer: What the Irish provinces need to do to reach Heineken Cup 1/4 finals

Jan 11th 2013, 9:40 AM 13,140 Views 15 Comments

We run through the likely scenarios for the four sides and reveal who has the best qualifying chance.

Holley rejects offer to replace Elwood at Connacht
# Snub
# Snub

Holley rejects offer to replace Elwood at Connacht

Jan 7th 2013, 3:13 PM 4,957 Views 11 Comments

The former Ospreys coach said he made the decision because of “the timing and my current personal circumstances”.

Pro12: Elwood wants Connacht to finish what they have started
# Trying Times
# Trying Times

Pro12: Elwood wants Connacht to finish what they have started

Jan 5th 2013, 7:30 AM 688 Views 1 Comment

The westerners have squandered three clear try chances in their defeats to Munster and Leinster.

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

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

Jan 4th 2013, 5:35 PM 6,082 Views 2 Comments

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

Opinion: Connacht need Dan Parks back in form to end losing skid
# Slump
# Slump

Opinion: Connacht need Dan Parks back in form to end losing skid

Jan 3rd 2013, 3:20 PM 980 Views 0 Comments

The Scottish international’s kicking stats have dropped to 50% during a run of three successive defeats.

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