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Bundee bags top gong as he is named Rugby Writers Men’s Player of The Year

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Ireland and Connacht centre, Bundee Aki was last night (Wednesday) named the Guinness Rugby Writers of Ireland Men’s Players of The Year respectively. These awards acknowledge their achievements and consistent performances throughout the 2022/2023 season for both club and country.

Munster challenge as Connacht look to avoid sixth successive reverse

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Connacht will be hoping to avoid their sixth successive defeat when they host Munster at the Sportsground on New Year’s Day.

Review of the sporting year

The colourful look back on the year of sport in Galway by Ralph O'Gorman has become an iconic part of the New Year's reflection on the event on and off the field and tracks over the past twelve months. Enjoy.

As United get ready for Underdogs finale, successful Trill offered two more years at helm

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by Declan Varley

Larry Cheevers

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Larry was the eldest child of Jack and Ethel Cheevers who lived on Dalysfort Road in Salthill. They were the owners of the Forster Park Hotel and the iconic Park Café which was attached to it. Larry was educated in the Jes and in Castleknock College and went on to study dentistry in UCG — you could only do first year there at the time — and later in UCD where he finished the course and qualified.

Irish hands on the World Cup this weekend belong to ‘Wegians Rugby woman

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“It was 1998. I just answered an admin job ad in the paper; I had no idea it was rugby…” so says Joan Breslin (née Moore) about her first foray into the world of rugby administration almost 25 years ago. After working in marketing for Clarinbridge Crystal and Dunlop Tyres in Galway, Joan’s career as a backroom ‘blazer’ with the IRFU and Six Nations tournament took off. Now she finds herself at the apex of the professional game as World Rugby’s project coordinator for the 2023 Rugby World Cup in France.

Connacht looking for strong URC start after long pre-season

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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.

“This is the best team we have ever had”: Irish supporters on city streets are hopeful for Saturday night

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Anyone even remotely interested in rugby will have been swept up in the magnificence of Ireland’s World Cup journey thus far. Andy Farrell’s side have dismantled their group in imperious fashion, overturning the current world champions in a Test match thriller, before cutting through Scotland in relentless swathes of green. This is impressive enough, without taking into account that Ireland is currently on a 17-match unbeaten run.

“This is the best team we have ever had”: Irish supporters on city streets are hopeful for Saturday night

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Anyone even remotely interested in rugby will have been swept up in the magnificence of Ireland’s World Cup journey thus far. Andy Farrell’s side have dismantled their group in imperious fashion, overturning the current world champions in a Test match thriller, before cutting through Scotland in relentless swathes of green. This is impressive enough, without taking into account that Ireland is currently on a 17-match unbeaten run.

Lexus beats them all with brand ambassador line-up

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When it comes to brand ambassadors, Lexus must be the envy of of all corporates. The marque has Irish rugby legends Jonathan Sexton, Andy Farrell, and James Ryan on board. That is some quality line-up.

 

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