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#The Sportsground

# the-sportsground - Saturday 21 December, 2019

Connacht have the tools to take advantage of experimental Munster team

Mixing youth with experience adds an element of the unknown to this Pro14 derby.

# the-sportsground - Saturday 14 December, 2019

Resources stretched, but Connacht rich in creativity with Carty and Fitzgerald in side to take on Gloucester

The western province were unable to claim a point on their travels and Andy Friend can feel his resources getting tighter.

# the-sportsground - Saturday 26 October, 2019

Tom Farrell's stoppage-time try sees Connacht clinch bonus point win against Cheetahs

Andy Friend’s side coughed up a nine point lead but pushed late for a dramatic win on Saturday.

# the-sportsground - Friday 22 March, 2019

Jack Carty emerges from the bench to help steer Connacht to victory against Benetton

Carty’s late converted try made him become Connacht’s all-time top scorer, surpassing Ian Keatley’s record.

# the-sportsground - Saturday 16 February, 2019

Late try from Jarrad Butler sees Connacht past Cheetahs and into third spot

A late penalty from Jack Carty and an even later try from Butler saw Andy Friend’s men prevail.

# the-sportsground - Friday 22 December, 2017

O’Halloran and Adeolokun return as Connacht prepare to get Christmas inter-pros underway

Niyi Adeolokun, Matt Healy and Tiernan O’Halloran all return for the visit of Ulster to Galway.

# the-sportsground - 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.

# the-sportsground - Wednesday 18 May, 2016

Connacht's new vision includes plans for a 10,000-capacity stadium

CEO Willie Ruane wants a concrete plan in place by the end of the summer.

# the-sportsground - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

Attitude of Laois' young Connacht star Masterson ensures he won't be left behind

Eoghan Masterson could have been cut adrift after battling through age grade rugby, but he wouldn’t take no for an answer.

# the-sportsground - Saturday 11 April, 2015

As it Happened: Connacht v Ulster, Pro12

There was more than just inter-provincial pride at stake in Galway.

# the-sportsground - Friday 2 January, 2015

New found flair the difference for Connacht against Munster -- John Muldoon

The blindside says his side have always worked hard, but now they have a spark outside.

# the-sportsground - Saturday 19 April, 2014

Munster on verge of home semi final after bonus point win over Connacht Match Report This post contains videos

Munster on verge of home semi final after bonus point win over Connacht

Robbie Henshaw and Eoin McKeon errors have been well and truly punished by their interprovincial rivals.

Adrian Flavin: Connacht backlash brewing but Munster desperate to get back on track

The former Connacht hooker believes his former teammates can beat Rob Penney’s men in Galway if they take their scoring chances.

# the-sportsground - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

RTÉ to screen Munster's crucial away clash with Connacht on Easter weekend

The April tie at The Sportsground could well clinch a semi final spot for Rob Penney’s men.

# the-sportsground - Friday 19 April, 2013

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

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

# the-sportsground - Thursday 6 December, 2012

Lock in: McCarthy back in harness for Connacht

The formidable international second row is one of two welcome changes ahead of Biarritz’ visit to the Sportsground.

# the-sportsground - Saturday 3 November, 2012

Pro12: All-weather Connacht victorious over Treviso

Dan Parks produced a masterclass of game-management as Connacht bounced back to winning ways at The Sportsground.

# the-sportsground - Tuesday 23 October, 2012

Size matters: Connacht fought a losing battle against European heavyweight

Was Denis Buckley really a whole 50 kilos lighter than his direct opponent? “Don’t believe the programme.”

# the-sportsground - Wednesday 10 October, 2012

Heineken Cup: Duffy ready to answer Connacht’s tough questions

The experienced fullback is determined, but realistic about his European goals this season.

# the-sportsground - Thursday 4 October, 2012

‘Fitter, stronger than ever’: McLaughlin has a plan to beat Munster

The Leinster and Ireland flanker is hoping his personal run of good form can turn his province’s fortunes around.