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#west is best

# west-is-best - Sunday 23 August, 2020

Friend's impressive Connacht notch deserved bonus-point win over Ulster

Bundee Aki scored a powerful try on his 100th appearance for the province.

# west-is-best - Sunday 8 December, 2019

Biggest win of Bilic's reign sees West Brom reclaim top spot from Leeds

The Baggies trounced Swansea City this afternoon to return to the summit of the Championship table.

# west-is-best - Saturday 2 March, 2019

Connacht hit Ospreys for six to record their biggest win of the season

Andy Friend’s side had the bonus point secured by half-time in a very convincing home win.

# west-is-best - Thursday 14 February, 2019

Murray settling into new surroundings after departure from double winners

The Sligo Rovers man will be playing for a new club this season for the third consecutive year.

# west-is-best - Tuesday 12 February, 2019

Russell Westbrook broke a 51-year-old Wilt Chamberlain record last night West Is Best This post contains videos

Russell Westbrook broke a 51-year-old Wilt Chamberlain record last night

OKC star recorded a triple-double for the 10th straight game.

# west-is-best - Thursday 17 January, 2019

'A great day for them and a great day for Connacht': Friend salutes international call-ups West Is Best This post contains videos

'A great day for them and a great day for Connacht': Friend salutes international call-ups

The Connacht head coach marvelled over his trio of uncapped players who have been called up for international duty.

# west-is-best - Monday 30 April, 2018

Bray's struggles continue as Sligo end their run of five home games without a win

The victory sees Ger Lyttle’s side move up to seventh in the table, while the Seagulls stay bottom.

# west-is-best - Sunday 25 December, 2016

'We've come this far, we'll do it our way': Connacht's unbelievable day in the sun

Aly Muldowney was in the heart of everything at Murrayfield.

# west-is-best - Thursday 24 November, 2016

Boshoff in line for debut and Buckley returns as Connacht name strong side for Cardiff visit

The Springbok will start on the bench tomorrow night in Galway.

# west-is-best - Sunday 28 August, 2016

Tennis balls to pitbulls: How Lam and Ellis made Connacht skills the envy of everyone

“We have a saying in Connacht that we share the workload. It’s not about getting forwards and wrecking them so they can’t run with 20 minutes to go.”

# west-is-best - Friday 12 August, 2016

Stephen Bradley suffers first league defeat as Sligo win thriller at the Showgrounds

Dave Robertson’s side enjoyed a 3-2 win over the Dublin side.

# west-is-best - Sunday 19 June, 2016

Ronan Kennedy leads the way as Leitrim win an All-Ireland qualifier for just the second time

Shane Ward’s side have ended Waterford’s campaign.

# west-is-best - Tuesday 31 May, 2016

12 big steps in Connacht's brilliant title-winning season West Is Best This post contains videos

12 big steps in Connacht's brilliant title-winning season

There was a lot of important groundwork laid long before Saturday’s terrific Pro12 Grand Final display.

# west-is-best - Wednesday 25 May, 2016

'What fuels blind faith?': Connacht's video marking their long-term vision is brilliantly spine-tingling Grassroots To Green Shirts This post contains videos

# west-is-best - Friday 8 April, 2016

Galway's fine form continues as they move up to third with another home win

Disappointment for Finn Harps at Eamonn Deacy Park.

# west-is-best - Sunday 27 March, 2016

Lam determined to build a legacy in Connacht

‘The boys know I cannot stand running straight into people. They know I expect some expression, I expect us to have options.’

# west-is-best - Wednesday 9 March, 2016

Comeback trail boost as Connacht scrum-half Cooney extends contract

A Heineken Cup-winner with Leinster, Cooney went west on a loan deal last season.

# west-is-best - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

Delaney backs Mayo plans to have League of Ireland team

The county is also hoping to host at least two international fixtures in the next four years.

# west-is-best - Monday 8 September, 2014

Carty's cross-field kick for Connacht and the rest of the weekend's Pro12 action

The western province were flying the flag as Ireland’s only winners at the weekend.

# west-is-best - Friday 23 May, 2014

Kiwi influx means Connacht can re-join Europe's elite in 2015

Former Connacht hooker Adrian Flavin reviews the province’s season and tips them to qualify for the Rugby Champions Cup.

# west-is-best - Thursday 8 May, 2014

One of their own: Connacht appoint ex-fullback Willie Ruane as new CEO

Ruane, who represented his province and Galwegians in the 1990s, will take over in the summer after 15 years in the banking sector.

# west-is-best - Thursday 12 December, 2013

'David ran to Goliath': This video has us pumped for Connacht's rematch with Toulouse

The Sportsground is all sold out for Saturday’s visit of the four-time champions.

# west-is-best - Sunday 1 December, 2013

Mayo star Cora Staunton inspires Carnacon to All-Ireland club championship

Donaghmoyne were left ruing an awful tally of 16 wides in Carrick-on-Shannon.

# west-is-best - Sunday 15 September, 2013

Galway double their pleasure with All-Ireland Camogie glory

Ailish O’Reilly’s first half goal proved the catalyst in a scrappy affair at Croke Park.

# west-is-best - Tuesday 20 August, 2013

Fionn Carr reveals he turned down Leinster contract for Connacht return

The winger missed out on famous Heineken Cup clashes out West but is eager for big nights in Galway this season.

# west-is-best - Saturday 17 August, 2013

Straight from Machu Picchu in Peru, it's the Mayo 4 Sam girls

First Hernán Cortés conquers the place, then these ladies from Ballina show up.

# west-is-best - Wednesday 31 July, 2013

From The Daily Edge 13 things you know for sure if you're from Galway West Is Best

13 things you know for sure if you're from Galway

Never go near the swans at the Claddagh, for example.

# west-is-best - Sunday 28 July, 2013

Galway book spot in All-Ireland Minor semi's after pulling clear of Laois

The Tribesmen were losing by three points after a lightning Laois start but rallied emphatically.

# west-is-best - Friday 7 December, 2012

As it happened: Connacht v Biarritz, Heineken Cup

We were in Galway for the crucial pool three clash between the westerners and two-time European finalists.