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Dublin: 2 °C Monday 21 October, 2019

#the west is awake

# the-west-is-awake - Saturday 13 April, 2019

Carty steers Connacht back to Champions Cup with nail-biting Cardiff win

Andy Friend’s side survived a tense finale to secure a place in the Pro14 play-offs.

# the-west-is-awake - Friday 28 December, 2018

Connacht do the double over Ulster as Friend's men end the year on a high

The western province pressed for a fourth try but had to settle for four match points in Galway.

# the-west-is-awake - Saturday 8 December, 2018

'It's an exciting time. There's a great buzz around Galway and within the camp'

Back in Connacht green, Finlay Bealham is relishing the prospect of running out at the Sportsground again this afternoon.

# the-west-is-awake - Monday 8 October, 2018

Connacht announce plans for €30 million redevelopment of the Sportsground

‘Facilities that match our ambition.’

# the-west-is-awake - Wednesday 14 February, 2018

Goals help NUIG into Sigerson Cup final against DIT team that started with Dublin's Howard

A three-point win in Mullingar for NUIG.

# the-west-is-awake - Saturday 20 January, 2018

Adeolokun hat-trick helps Connacht secure home quarter-final in style

The hosts ran in eight tries as they steamrolled past hapless Oyonnax in Galway.

# the-west-is-awake - Saturday 23 December, 2017

Six-try Connacht blow Ulster away to end year with record win

Kieran Keane’s men were rampant in the first of the festive inter-pros in Galway this evening.

# the-west-is-awake - Monday 27 November, 2017

Challenges keep coming for Munster intermediate champions even as season enters December

They’ve got big games coming up against Dingle and Dr Crokes with silverware at stake.

# the-west-is-awake - Saturday 28 October, 2017

'I saw the big yellow fella come out and I was smiling': Keane thrilled with first derby win

The Connacht head coach enjoyed last night’s victory over Munster.

# the-west-is-awake - Sunday 8 October, 2017

From 'We wondered, would we die as a town?': How Westport was regenerated The West Is Awake

'We wondered, would we die as a town?': How Westport was regenerated

Council architect Simon Wall now wants to make the area an adventure hotspot.

# the-west-is-awake - Tuesday 25 October, 2016

Double boost for Connacht as Bundee Aki and Ultan Dillane sign new contracts

The pair have played an integral part in the province’s recent success.

# the-west-is-awake - Saturday 23 January, 2016

Connacht run riot in Galway to secure place in Challenge Cup quarters

The western province’s European campaign will extend into the spring as they got the job done in Galway.

# the-west-is-awake - Friday 11 December, 2015

Injury-ravaged Connacht edge past Newcastle to stay top of pool

The Western province continue on their merry way.

# the-west-is-awake - Sunday 2 September, 2012

As it happened: Dublin v Mayo, All Ireland semi-final

We went minute-by-minute Mayo as set out to upset the odds.