Connacht deliver hard-earned win in Cardiff

Sat, Feb 17, 2024

Linley MacKenzie
Cardiff 12

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Connacht secure Champions Cup win over Lam's Bears

Fri, Jan 19, 2024

Connacht 27
Bristol Bears 10

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Connacht lose to Lyon in Champions Cup

Sat, Jan 13, 2024

Lyon 34
Connacht 20

Connacht 20

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Hansen injury a blow as Connacht travel to Lyon in an attempt to reignite their European challenge

Thu, Jan 11, 2024

By Conaill Muldoon
Connacht's form has been suitably erratic as we move through this midway juncture in the club rugby calendar. However, this week's opponents will provide the perfect opportunity for the men from the west to build on their recent victory over Munster.

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Disappointment for Corinthians in Connacht Senior Cup SemiFinal

Thu, Jan 11, 2024

Buccaneers 27 Corinthians 15
John Mulligan

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Connacht end dire run as Hanrahan’s accuracy sees off Munster in downpour

Thu, Jan 04, 2024

Faced with the prospect of a sixth successive defeat in all competitions, Connacht overcame a New Year downpour when JJ Hanrahan’s accurate right boot saw them overcome injury-ravaged Munster in a 22-9 win at the Sportsground. The win breaks the duck of losses and boost the team ahead of next week’s Investec Champions Cup clash away to Lyons in France.

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Connacht trip to Premiership powerhouse made more daunting by French capitulation

Thu, Dec 14, 2023

Connacht would have hoped to carry some form of momentum into their away fixture to Saracens this coming weekend. The opposite is in fact the case, and Mark McCall's charges will look to bounce back from a disappointing defeat to the Bulls in style against a demoralised Connacht outfit.

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Aki return boost for Connacht as they hope to shake off Leinster disappointment against French kingpins

Thu, Dec 07, 2023

Up next for Connacht in the midst of a busy Christmas period is the arrival of French side Bordeaux-Begles to the Sportsground in the Champions Cup.

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Galwegians suffer first reverse of the season

Thu, Dec 07, 2023

Galwegians suffer their first defeat of the AIL Division 2C season with a 19-22 loss to first-placed Clogher Valley in a match that well and truly lived up the billing.

Galwegians made just one change to the starting XV with Shane Mallon’s injury bringing Hugh Gavin back into the squad at centre as Darragh Kennedy assumed the full-back position in his absence.

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Brilliant Corinthians make short work of Belfast Harlequins in Energia League

Thu, Nov 16, 2023

Energia League Division 2B
Corinthians 54 Belfast Harlequins 12

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Without Aki and Hansen, Connacht face two challenging games in South Africa

Thu, Nov 16, 2023

Connacht suffered their first defeat of the season in a narrow three-point loss to Edinburgh at the weekend. After three wins in their opening three games Connacht sit fifth in the table, one point off the leaders Bulls who they face next weekend.

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Connacht looking for strong URC start after long pre-season

Thu, Oct 19, 2023

Scott Fardy is hoping Connacht's young players will emulate his former Leinster teammates in winning national recognition as he begins a new journey as defence coach in the west of Ireland.

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Connacht mourns loss of rugby's pied piper

Thu, Jul 27, 2023

A leading figure in Connacht Rugby, Gerry O'Donnell, who passed away this week, has been described as the "pied piper" of Ballina.

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Connacht will need its super power against Stormers

Thu, May 11, 2023

Connacht's season took a significant leap forward when the squad headed to South Africa on Tuesday to play in the first United Rugby Championship semi-final.

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Connacht prepare to stand up to the Ulstermen

Thu, May 04, 2023

Expect a real edge to Friday evening's crunch quarter-final clash between Irish opponents Ulster and Connacht.

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Connacht's man from Oz revels in Irish weather

Thu, May 04, 2023

Connacht Rugby’s John Porch is hoping his ambition for success with his adopted club will come to fruition this season.

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Galwegians' standard-bearers retire with silverware to show

Thu, Apr 27, 2023

Crowley Park was a jubilant venue for three former internationals, Mairead Coyne, Mary Healy, and ex-Wegian and Rock prop Laura Feely, who hung up their boots on a day of silverware success.

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Connacht advance to URC quarter-finals with top eight finish

Thu, Apr 27, 2023

Must-win games continue to come thick and fast for Connacht as they now prepare to face Ulster in the URC quarter-finals on Friday May 5.

A great place to be in, this next game in Ravenhill could be regarded as something of a bonus for Andy Friend's men, whose primary aim after losing unexpectedly to Benetton, was to claw their way back to secure Champions Cup rugby next season.

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Connacht looks to seal season with Champions Cup in the bag

Thu, Apr 20, 2023

Connacht's Champions Cup qualification comes down to the last game of the season, and a win for Andy Friend's side against Glasgow in this last URC round will ensure that target is achieved.

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Connacht sign off home season and Friend's tenure on Saturday

Thu, Apr 13, 2023

The penultimate URC round before knock-out rugby already as a cup final feel about it.

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