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# Connacht

Last week
10th September 2023 - 23rd September 2023
'We loved our time with Connacht, we wanted to stay longer'
Tonga centre Pita Ahki benefitted from World Rugby changing its eligibility laws.
Last month
August 2023
Connacht to host Munster in pre-season friendly next month
It will be Pete Wilkins’ first home game in charge.
May 2023
Connacht announce signing of JJ Hanrahan from the Dragons
Hanrahan previously spent seven years with Munster across two periods.
Defending champions Stormers outclass gutsy Connacht to return to URC final
Andy Friend’s side fought all the way to the end in Cape Town.
Defending champions Stormers outclass gutsy Connacht to return to URC final
Andy Friend’s side fought all the way to the end in Cape Town.
Rossies lead the way for Connacht charge in Cape Town
Connacht’s Niall Murray admits he doesn’t remember the 2016 Pro12 win – he was too busy playing Gaelic football.
Andy Friend will be missed in Connacht after an impressive final season
Connacht take on the Stormers in the URC semi-finals this weekend.
'The likes of Jack Carty know what it means to play for Connacht'
The western province have a small budget but are in the URC semi-finals.
'I don’t think many people gave us a chance but we were confident'
Andy Friend and Jack Carty believe Connacht can be better in next weekend’s semi-final.
Connacht rock the URC with stunning win over Ulster to reach semi-finals
Andy Friend’s men were thoroughly deserved winners and will now travel to South Africa.
McCloskey was no wonderkid but he has proven to be a totem for Ulster
The 30-year-old will be important again as Connacht visit Belfast tomorrow night.
Herring to equal Ulster record as Connacht include big hitters
The teams have been named for tomorrow’s URC quarter-final in Belfast.
The Irish derby, Leinster's team rotation, and Munster's red-hot hosts
All four Irish provinces are in URC quarter-final action this weekend.
April 2023
Cunningham winner for Cork knocks out Limerick, Tipperary set up semi-final with Clare
In Connacht there were minor football wins for Galway and Roscommon tonight.
'I have no regrets about my time with Connacht, no ill feelings'
Eoghan Masterson has settled happily into life in the PRO D2 with Aurillac.
Spectacular auroral phenomenon seen at select spots across Ireland on Sunday night
Cloud cover meant that not many had the chance to see it.
Connacht fail to maintain winning run
Province edged out in Scotstoun while chasing seven league wins in a row.
'When a massive club like Munster come looking for you, it's hard to say no'
24-year-old Exeter centre Sean O’Brien has enjoyed a strong run of form recently.
Rugby retirements, Connacht's big blow and Munster's mission
Ciarán Kennedy and Murray Kinsella reflect on another enforced retirement, as well as previewing a big weekend of URC games and Ireland Women’s daunting task against England.
Mack Hansen and Bundee Aki miss Connacht's clash with Glasgow due to illness
Byron Ralston and Cathal Forde start for the western province.
John Porch available for Connacht's clash with Glasgow
Experienced winger has recovered from a calf injury.
Irish wings Kearney and Byrne set for move to the US with Chicago
The Ireland-capped pair have been strongly linked with a switch to Major League Rugby.
Connacht hail Scott Fardy's 'relentless and winning mindset' as he signs two-year deal
The former Australia international will link up as the province’s new defence coach.
Brilliant Sligo defeat Mayo in Connacht semi-final, Down book Ulster final place
The Waterford-Clare Munster U20 hurling clash was postponed tonight.
Former Offaly senior captain moves to Connacht club champions Moycullen
Johnny Moloney has featured for his native Tullamore in recent Offaly county senior finals.
Debuts, farewells, tours, and drama - Irish provinces set for URC run-in
The closing two regular-season rounds of the league promise to be riveting.
Tiernan O'Halloran signs up for his 15th season with Connacht
The full-back made his debut in 2009, aged 18.
'Organised chaos, Ma'am, but so organised' - The bigger picture of New York's historic win
New York GAA prepares for a special homecoming
After Connacht setback, Mayo to come back as a different beast
Regroup and go again, that’s all Kevin McStay’s side can do.
'You have to enjoy this... We can't wait for Galway!'
Burke in high spirits as Rossies advance to home semi-final
Roscommon shock Mayo in Castlebar smash and grab
Smith brothers net goals as Rossies invade MacHale Park.
Galway advance to Connacht U20 football final as Leinster championship takes shape
Elsewhere, Cork defeated All-Ireland champions Tipperary in their Munster minor hurling clash.
March 2023
'His ceiling is quite high, you can see he’s still adding layers to his game'
Is Davd Hawkshaw a ready made replacement for Jack Carty at 10 for Connacht?
Aki poised for first Connacht appearance since December
A training ground incident led to speculation about Aki’s future at Connacht, but he is available for this weekend’s clash with Benetton.
Connacht's Blade pushing hard to break up Ireland's pecking order
The 28-year-old Monivea man showed his qualities once again in Galway last weekend.
Connacht pull off huge coup with signing of Pumas flyer Cordero
The 29-year-old will join from Bordeaux on a two-season deal this summer.
Connacht rugby powerhouse Sligo Grammar School win back-to-back Senior Cups
They rounded off an unbeaten season with a tough physical test against a young but rapidly-improving Marist College side.
Connacht announce signing of Seán O’Brien from Leinster Academy
O’Brien made three professional appearances for Leinster.
Woman and her partner given lengthy sentences for rape and abuse of her two young children
Mr Justice Keane said these were ‘deplorable crimes against very young children’ by those charged with their protection.
Connacht back into top half after battling win over the Dragons in Wales
A fourth win in a row for Connacht.