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# pat-lam - Sunday 20 December, 2020

'He's a very special player and a very special bloke. He wants an Irish jersey'
# Skipper
# Skipper

'He's a very special player and a very special bloke. He wants an Irish jersey'

Dec 20th 2020, 11:58 AM 42,916 Views 14 Comments

23-year-old Paul Boyle captains Connacht against Bristol in the Champions Cup today.

# pat-lam - Saturday 19 December, 2020

Pat Lam says Bristol’s Champions Cup hopes ‘on the line’ against Connacht
# Crunch Time
# Crunch Time

Pat Lam says Bristol’s Champions Cup hopes ‘on the line’ against Connacht

Dec 19th 2020, 11:59 AM 4,312 Views 0 Comments

His side are boosted by the return from injury of their captain Steven Luatua, who makes his first appearance this season.

# pat-lam - Tuesday 10 November, 2020

Ex-Connacht men Adeolokun and McCabe secure new contracts with Bristol
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

Ex-Connacht men Adeolokun and McCabe secure new contracts with Bristol

Nov 10th 2020, 11:17 AM 9,557 Views 4 Comments

The Irish pair have signed new one-year deals ahead of the 2020/21 campaign.

# pat-lam - Saturday 17 October, 2020

Adeolokun among the ex-Connacht men involved in Bristol's European success
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

Adeolokun among the ex-Connacht men involved in Bristol's European success

Oct 17th 2020, 3:09 PM 13,290 Views 4 Comments

The likes of Conor McPhillips and John Muldoon have been influential behind the scenes.

# pat-lam - Friday 16 October, 2020

Pat Lam's Bristol see off Toulon to lift Challenge Cup
# Victorious
# Victorious

Pat Lam's Bristol see off Toulon to lift Challenge Cup

Oct 16th 2020, 10:27 PM 13,375 Views 6 Comments

The Bears were 32-19 winners tonight, having scored a try in the opening 15 seconds of the game.

# pat-lam - Sunday 4 October, 2020

'It was tough, I would have had aspirations of staying on in Leinster'
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

'It was tough, I would have had aspirations of staying on in Leinster'

Oct 4th 2020, 9:00 AM 19,814 Views 11 Comments

27-year-old hooker Bryan Byrne has found a new lease of life with Pat Lam’s Bristol.

# pat-lam - Thursday 27 August, 2020

Adeolokun and McCabe join Pat Lam's Bristol on short-term deals
# Familiar Faces
# Familiar Faces

Adeolokun and McCabe join Pat Lam's Bristol on short-term deals

Aug 27th 2020, 10:21 AM 10,954 Views 8 Comments

The wing and loosehead prop have signed on until the end of the 2019/20 season.

# pat-lam - Wednesday 8 July, 2020

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

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

Jul 8th 2020, 5:20 PM 4,984 Views 2 Comments

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
# Bears
# Bears

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

Jun 26th 2020, 10:21 AM 6,664 Views 17 Comments

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'
# Inisfail
# Inisfail

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

Apr 22nd 2020, 7:30 PM 13,237 Views 16 Comments

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?
# Sweet 2016
# Sweet 2016

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

Updated Apr 11th 2020, 9:00 PM 25,189 Views 7 Comments

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'
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

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

Mar 22nd 2020, 8:45 AM 9,128 Views 2 Comments

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
# Byrne Off
# Byrne Off

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

Feb 19th 2020, 6:47 PM 14,030 Views 8 Comments

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
# World Class
# World Class

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

Jan 27th 2020, 9:51 AM 9,506 Views 17 Comments

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
# Statement
# Statement

Lam hails signing of 'world class performer' Radradra

Nov 27th 2019, 9:40 AM 8,771 Views 19 Comments

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
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

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

Nov 20th 2019, 10:23 AM 10,165 Views 7 Comments

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
# Four More Years
# Four More Years

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

May 22nd 2019, 10:06 AM 4,467 Views 5 Comments

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'
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

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

May 19th 2019, 10:00 AM 58,954 Views 29 Comments

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
# Pro14 Focus
# Pro14 Focus

MacGinty haunts Connacht but Bealham injury not as bad as feared

Apr 1st 2019, 7:30 AM 7,511 Views 12 Comments

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
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

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

Mar 10th 2019, 11:17 AM 17,184 Views 44 Comments

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
# Mul

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

Sep 15th 2018, 9:00 AM 4,038 Views 1 Comment

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'
# Conor Mcphillips
# Conor Mcphillips

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

Sep 10th 2018, 11:35 AM 20,125 Views 3 Comments

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
# Connacht Crew
# Connacht Crew

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

Aug 31st 2018, 7:30 AM 8,996 Views 4 Comments

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
# Setback
# Setback

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

Aug 30th 2018, 2:09 PM 3,662 Views 1 Comment

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
# Impact
# Impact

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

Aug 26th 2018, 7:30 AM 10,664 Views 21 Comments

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
# The Baa-baas
# The Baa-baas

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

May 27th 2018, 5:42 PM 18,281 Views 25 Comments

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
# Baa-Baas
# Baa-Baas

Bundee Aki to captain Pat Lam's Barbarians against England

May 18th 2018, 3:02 PM 7,393 Views 4 Comments

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
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

Ireland international Madigan up for Championship Player of the Year

Apr 25th 2018, 5:03 PM 20,082 Views 32 Comments

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
# Old Friends
# Old Friends

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

Apr 12th 2018, 4:40 PM 9,625 Views 10 Comments

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
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

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

Feb 19th 2018, 9:22 PM 13,755 Views 6 Comments

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
# Friendly
# Friendly

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

Aug 27th 2017, 9:46 AM 10,266 Views 12 Comments

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

Aug 25th 2017, 6:55 AM 5,017 Views 3 Comments

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
# Hit-out
# Hit-out

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

Jun 22nd 2017, 1:38 PM 4,860 Views 1 Comment

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
# End Of The Road
# End Of The Road

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

May 21st 2017, 10:36 AM 5,822 Views 4 Comments

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
# Last Chance Saloon
# Last Chance Saloon

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

May 20th 2017, 2:53 PM 42,323 Views 19 Comments

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'
# Test Honours
# Test Honours

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

May 19th 2017, 6:15 AM 7,517 Views 8 Comments

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
# Dreaming Of Home
# Dreaming Of Home

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

May 18th 2017, 7:15 AM 7,305 Views 1 Comment

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'
# Heff
# Heff

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

May 17th 2017, 8:00 AM 31,225 Views 9 Comments

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
# Timely Return
# Timely Return

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

May 16th 2017, 3:31 PM 6,615 Views 10 Comments

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
# Remain Campaign
# Remain Campaign

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

May 12th 2017, 10:53 PM 12,042 Views 9 Comments

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

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