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#pat lam

# pat-lam - Wednesday 8 July, 2020

'When I found rugby, I found my self-esteem, my sense of worth'

Former Connacht head coach Pat Lam is this week’s guest on the How To Win At Dominoes podcast.

# pat-lam - Friday 26 June, 2020

Irish hooker Bryan Byrne joins Pat Lam's Bristol on permanent basis

The 26-year-old was with the Premiership club on loan from Leinster before the lockdown.

# pat-lam - 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.

# pat-lam - 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.

# pat-lam - Sunday 22 March, 2020

'It's going to be tough, so this has to be the players' bit of escape'

Bristol Bears’ head of athletic performance, Kevin Geary, explains how the club is training remotely.

# pat-lam - Wednesday 19 February, 2020

Leinster hooker Byrne makes loan move to Pat Lam's Bristol

Pat Lam needed short-term cover at hooker due to an injury to Harry Thacker.

# pat-lam - Monday 27 January, 2020

Pat Lam's Bristol announce signing of England and Lions prop Sinckler

The 26-year-old will make the move from Harlequins this summer.

# pat-lam - Wednesday 27 November, 2019

Lam hails signing of 'world class performer' Radradra

The Fijian international will join Bristol on a three-year deal ahead of the 2020/21 season.

# pat-lam - Wednesday 20 November, 2019

Connacht legend Muldoon to step up as forwards coach at Bristol under Lam

The 36-year-old Irishman joined the Premiership club as defence coach last year.

# pat-lam - Wednesday 22 May, 2019

Lam signs new long-term deal to stay with Bristol Bears until 2023

The former Connacht head coach will have his title changed to director of rugby.

# pat-lam - Sunday 19 May, 2019

'I've realised that Ireland is where I want to settle when the rugby career ends'

30-year-old Ian Madigan has had a challenging season with Bristol Bears.

# pat-lam - Monday 1 April, 2019

MacGinty haunts Connacht but Bealham injury not as bad as feared

Andy Friend’s side have refocused rapidly on their play-off pursuit in the Pro14.

# pat-lam - Sunday 10 March, 2019

Madigan nails 88th-minute conversion to give Lam's Bristol a vital win

The 29-year-old showed his composure at the very death against Northampton.

# pat-lam - Saturday 15 September, 2018

'You have to put your feet in their shoes': John Muldoon's first steps in coaching Mul

'You have to put your feet in their shoes': John Muldoon's first steps in coaching

After 17 years at the Sportsground, the Connacht legend is now defence coach under Pat Lam at Bristol.

# pat-lam - Monday 10 September, 2018

'I always wanted to play for my country. As a coach, I have aspirations to coach at the highest level too'

Former Connacht back Conor McPhillips on following Pat Lam to Bristol, and his future in rugby coaching.

# pat-lam - Friday 31 August, 2018

Lam's Irish-influenced Bristol Bears have big ambitions for the Premiership

Former Ireland U19 international Piers O’Conor has been impressed by the likes of Ian Madigan.

# pat-lam - Thursday 30 August, 2018

Shoulder injury sustained against Connacht puts Piutau's Bristol debut on hold

Pat Lam says the former Ulster back is due to see a specialist.

# pat-lam - Sunday 26 August, 2018

Leinster's academy to Bedford to Galway: Farrell finds his feet in Connacht

The 24-year-old was superb in midfield for the western province last season.

# pat-lam - Sunday 27 May, 2018

Ashton runs riot as Lam's Barbarians maul England at Twickenham

Ultan Dillane, Niyi Adeolokun and Denis Buckley all started for the Baa-Baas in their nine-try win this afternoon.

# pat-lam - Friday 18 May, 2018

Bundee Aki to captain Pat Lam's Barbarians against England

Ultan Dillane and Niyi Adeolokun are also included for next week’s game at Twickenham.

# pat-lam - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

Ireland international Madigan up for Championship Player of the Year

The 32-times capped out-half was instrumental as Pat Lam’s Bristol earned promotion.

# pat-lam - Thursday 12 April, 2018

John Muldoon to link up with Pat Lam again as Bristol's defence coach

The Connacht legend is moving straight into professional coaching after he retires from playing.

# pat-lam - Monday 19 February, 2018

Ryan's form continues, Casey's strong start in Grenoble and a US debut for Fawsitt

Here’s how the Irishmen based abroad got on over the weekend.

# pat-lam - Sunday 27 August, 2017

Keane's tenure up and running as Connacht see off Pat Lam's Bristol

McCabe, Marmion and Scholes crossed in front of a big crowd at the Sportsground.

# pat-lam - Friday 25 August, 2017

Keane thankful for 'helpful' Lam input as he prepares to face predecessor in the Sportsground

Keane thankful for 'helpful' Lam input as he prepares to face predecessor in the Sportsground

The Kiwi watched his side lose out to Wasps in midweek as Connacht’s ‘babies’ came undone in the final quarter.

# pat-lam - Thursday 22 June, 2017

Wasps to kick off Connacht's pre-season schedule before Pat Lam returns to Galway

New coach Kieran Keane should be at the wheel in time for two matches in the space of three days.

# pat-lam - Sunday 21 May, 2017

Pat Lam predicts a bright future for Connacht as his four-year tenure comes to an end

The Kiwi coach took charge of his final game of the province yesterday.

# pat-lam - Saturday 20 May, 2017

As it happened: Northampton Saints v Connacht, Champions Cup play-off semi-final

We went minute-by-minute as Connacht tried to extend their season and hope of playing in the Champions Cup next season.

# pat-lam - Friday 19 May, 2017

'Now he needs to use that and when he gets his chance to play, to nail it'

Tiernan O’Halloran has been saving up lots of lessons with Ireland in recent times.

# pat-lam - Thursday 18 May, 2017

Connacht plotting to save season by bringing play-off final to Galway

The western province need to beat Northampton away this weekend to do so.

# pat-lam - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

'He’s a rock star up in Ballina. Now he’s going to play for Ireland'

Dave Heffernan was named in Joe Schmidt’s squad to tour the US and Japan this summer.

# pat-lam - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

Ultan Dillane back in Connacht training and may yet feature on Ireland tour

The 23-year-old lock has been sidelined for the past 10 weeks with a shoulder injury.

# pat-lam - Friday 12 May, 2017

Connacht to face Northampton in Champions Cup play-off after Stade Francais triumph

The Paris club had previously lost four European finals — two in the premier European Cup.

# pat-lam - Thursday 11 May, 2017

Here's the Gloucester team out to earn a play-off against Connacht (and a trophy) Champions Cup This post contains videos

Here's the Gloucester team out to earn a play-off against Connacht (and a trophy)

David Humphreys’ side are taking on Stade Francais in the Challenge Cup final.

# pat-lam - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

Blow for Connacht as Bundee Aki will definitely miss Champions Cup play-off semi-final

The powerful midfielder’s appeal fails to reduce his punishment.

# pat-lam - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

Connacht appoint former Queensland Reds and Edinburgh defence coach

Peter Wilkins will join Kieran Keane, Jimmy Duffy and Nigel Carolan at the province next season.

# pat-lam - Sunday 7 May, 2017

'It's all on the line': Lam rues calamitous Connacht defence, but emphasis firmly on European play-off

“We have numbers, but we’re not connecting.”

# pat-lam - Friday 5 May, 2017

Conor Murray back on the bench as Connacht end Pro12 reign in Munster

It’s the last round of the regular season tomorrow, but both teams have big matches to look forward to on 20 May.

# pat-lam - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

'There's pre-conceived ideas, both ways': Pat Lam wades in to Connacht's ref row

Lam has his say on Bundee Aki’s suspension for remarks made to referee.

# pat-lam - Sunday 30 April, 2017

Connacht efforts leave Lam disappointed in Sportsground farewell

The province’s focus now turns to a clash against Munster and then a Champions Cup play-off.

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