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#western province

# western-province - Monday 17 February, 2020

Friend aiming for Pro14 knockouts as Connacht end losing streak

The western province defeated Cardiff 29-0 on Saturday, their first shut-out since 2001.

# western-province - Wednesday 23 October, 2019

Champions Cup injury blow for Connacht as O'Halloran undergoes surgery

The win over Dragons came at a cost for the fullback and prop Paddy McAllister.

# western-province - Wednesday 3 October, 2018

Connacht prop banned for six weeks after stamp on Josh van der Flier's head Gone Til November This post contains videos

Connacht prop banned for six weeks after stamp on Josh van der Flier's head

Dominic Robertson-McCoy was red-carded just a minute after leaving the bench against Leinster.

# western-province - Friday 18 May, 2018

Friend and Dobson emerge as contenders for Connacht head coach job

The Australian and South African have both built up strong CVs.

# western-province - Sunday 29 April, 2018

Reluctant hero Muldoon bows out a loyal legend of the west

The superb back row leaves a legacy of ambition and humility as departs the Sportsground.

# western-province - Saturday 14 January, 2017

'I feel like I can relate to Munster. I think I've got that connection'

Jaco Taute feels at home in Munster after a torrid time with injuries at home in South Africa.

# western-province - Thursday 5 January, 2017

Aki remains coy on international future despite Connacht commitment

The brilliant centre will be eligible to play for Ireland next year, but he is also available to New Zealand and Samoa.

# western-province - Monday 9 November, 2015

Connacht flier Healy grounded with hip trouble

The mission beyond Moscow is aborted for the winger as well as John Cooney and Tom McCartney.

# western-province - Monday 21 September, 2015

After beating South Africa, Japan coach Eddie Jones is heading there for a new job

Eddie Jones has been snapped up by the Stormers.

# western-province - Tuesday 9 June, 2015

Connacht promote from within to fill forwards coaching vacancy

The former Connacht back row replaces Dan McFarland who has moved on to Glasgow Warriors.

# western-province - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

Two-year ban for South African rugby player after positive test for steroids

Gerbrandt Grobler has admitted his guilt and will not contest the sanction.

# western-province - Sunday 28 December, 2014

Howard learning quickly after de Villiers and Smal set up Munster switch

The 22-year-old centre delivered another physical performance against Leinster on Friday night.

# western-province - Monday 10 November, 2014

Munster set to sign South African centre Pat Howard

The 22-year-old is expected to arrive in Limerick later this month.

# western-province - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

'Kia ora, Mils here' - New signing Muliaina has a message for Connacht fans

The legendary All Blacks fullback is looking forward to arriving in Ireland.

# western-province - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

Here are the pools for the 2014/15 European Rugby Challenge Cup

Connacht have been drawn alongside Exeter, Bayonne and La Rochelle in the second-tier competition.

# western-province - Monday 31 March, 2014

Former Ireland coach Gert Smal takes control of Western Province

The forwards coach has been named the new director of rugby with the club he has previously represented as a player and a coach.

# western-province - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

Connacht captain Muldoon out for 6 weeks with calf tear

Dave McSharry is nearing a return to full fitness after playing 80 minutes for Connacht Eagles.

# western-province - Tuesday 3 July, 2012

Keep 'em coming: Connacht snap up Poolman from Stormers

The 23-year-old will sign as a project player and could be eligible to play for Ireland by the end of his three-year deal.