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Dublin: 8 °C Friday 18 October, 2019

#Connacht

# connacht - Monday 14 October, 2019

From The42 Friend thrilled to see Fitzgerald's 'immense skill-set come to the fore' Playmaker

Friend thrilled to see Fitzgerald's 'immense skill-set come to the fore'

The 22-year-old out-half is making the most of Jack Carty’s absence.

# connacht - Friday 11 October, 2019

From The42 Fitzgerald's star continues to rise as Connacht thrash Dragons and return home with bonus point Feeling 22

Fitzgerald's star continues to rise as Connacht thrash Dragons and return home with bonus point

Gavin Thornbury, Matt Healy, Finlay Bealham, Cillian Gallagher and Kieran Marmion all ran in tries in Newport.

# connacht - Thursday 10 October, 2019

From The42 7s Olympian Porch given first start as Connacht travel to take on Dragons Pro14

7s Olympian Porch given first start as Connacht travel to take on Dragons

The Australian is included ahead of Stephen Fitzgerald in the only change to the side who beat Benetton last time out.

# connacht - Saturday 5 October, 2019

From The42 Connacht much-improved as they power to bonus-point win over depleted Benetton Home Comforts

Connacht much-improved as they power to bonus-point win over depleted Benetton

Caoilin Blade starred in an unhappy return to the Sportsground for former Connacht fans’ favourite Ian Keatley.

# connacht - Friday 4 October, 2019

From The42 Boyle and Robb earn starts for Connacht's home clash with Benetton Pro14

Boyle and Robb earn starts for Connacht's home clash with Benetton

Kieran Marmion and Ultan Dillane are again among the replacements for the western province.

# connacht - Saturday 28 September, 2019

From The42 Connacht's Pro14 campaign off to disappointing start with defeat to Scarlets Defeated

Connacht's Pro14 campaign off to disappointing start with defeat to Scarlets

All Connacht could muster was a single try from Eoghan Masterson and five points from Conor Fitzgerald.

# connacht - Friday 27 September, 2019

From The42 21-year-old Fitzgerald at 10, Marmion and Dillane held in reserve for Connacht's visit to Scarlets Western Way

21-year-old Fitzgerald at 10, Marmion and Dillane held in reserve for Connacht's visit to Scarlets

Andy Friend has shown his hand for the Pro14 opener, with ex-Ulster prop Paddy McAllister set to make his competitive debut.

# connacht - Thursday 26 September, 2019

From The42 Connacht man Carty's rise brings him a World Cup start for Ireland Pride Of Athlone

Connacht man Carty's rise brings him a World Cup start for Ireland

The 27-year-old Athlone man gets his chance to shine against Japan on Saturday.

# connacht - Saturday 31 August, 2019

From The42 Megan Williams try helps Leinster maintain perfect inter-pro record with win away to Munster Women's Rugby

Megan Williams try helps Leinster maintain perfect inter-pro record with win away to Munster

Connacht are next up for Munster after the western province forced a win in Ulster.

From The42 Addison shows class for Ireland as Carty does 'really well' in Cardiff Auditions

Addison shows class for Ireland as Carty does 'really well' in Cardiff

The Ulsterman demonstrated signs of his quality at fullback in Cardiff.

# connacht - Saturday 24 August, 2019

From The42 Scorching Sheehan double gives Munster win in Connacht as Leinster see off Ulster Women's Inter-pros This post contains videos

Scorching Sheehan double gives Munster win in Connacht as Leinster see off Ulster

Molly Scuffil McCabe set Leinster on course for a convincing win in Armagh.

# connacht - Friday 16 August, 2019

From The42 Connemara man O'Halloran looks to Connacht's Champions Cup return Grassroots

Connemara man O'Halloran looks to Connacht's Champions Cup return

The 28-year-old was back at his home club last week.

# connacht - Thursday 1 August, 2019

From The42 Prolific former Ireland U20 wing Sullivan earns trial with Connacht AIL

Prolific former Ireland U20 wing Sullivan earns trial with Connacht

The 21-year-old scored 15 tries for Lansdowne in Division 1A of the AIL last season.

# connacht - Wednesday 17 July, 2019

From The42 Cullen's Leinster to open Pro14 title defence with a trip to Italy Fixture List

Cullen's Leinster to open Pro14 title defence with a trip to Italy

Competiton organisers have confirmed dates and kick-off times all the way up to round 20.

# connacht - Tuesday 16 July, 2019

From The42 McAllister feeling the heat of Connacht's pre-season, but excited for all to come after Baptism Of Fire

McAllister feeling the heat of Connacht's pre-season, but excited for all to come after

Approaching his 30th birthday, the Ulster native is intent on making his experience count for his new club.

# connacht - Wednesday 10 July, 2019

From The42 Padraig Joyce is now a Connacht winning manager after Galway defeat Mayo Into The West

Padraig Joyce is now a Connacht winning manager after Galway defeat Mayo

A six-point success for the home side in Tuam this evening.

# connacht - Wednesday 19 June, 2019

From The42 Champions Cup draw pits Munster against Saracens and Racing 92 Road To Marseille

Champions Cup draw pits Munster against Saracens and Racing 92

Beaten finalists Leinster will go up against Lyon, Northampton and Benetton.

# connacht - Monday 17 June, 2019

From The42 'I think a lot of Kerry folk would be delighted for him because he wants to play inter-county football'

'I think a lot of Kerry folk would be delighted for him because he wants to play inter-county football'

Tomás Ó Sé watched his former Kerry team-mate Conor Cox star yesterday.

# connacht - Thursday 30 May, 2019

Proud Galwegian McKeon hails 'positive culture' as he exends Connacht deal

The back row was a regular starter after injury curtailed the first half of his season.

# connacht - Thursday 23 May, 2019

From The42 Captain back as Mayo make 3 changes for Connacht clash with Roscommon Switch It Up

Captain back as Mayo make 3 changes for Connacht clash with Roscommon

Roscommon are unchanged for Saturday night’s game.

# connacht - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

From The42 Connacht sign ex-Munster prop Burke while Kerins gets senior contract New Addition

Connacht sign ex-Munster prop Burke while Kerins gets senior contract

The 25-year-old tighthead has spent two seasons with Nottingham in England.

# connacht - Monday 6 May, 2019

From The42 McFarland's inside info 'pretty useful' for Ulster's semi-final in Glasgow Old Friends

McFarland's inside info 'pretty useful' for Ulster's semi-final in Glasgow

The northern province’s head coach was formerly an assistant with the Warriors.

From The42 Connacht still to announce three new signings, including a NIQ player Incoming

Connacht still to announce three new signings, including a NIQ player

The western province’s head coach, Andy Friend, confirmed that more announcements are on the way.

# connacht - Sunday 5 May, 2019

From The42 'That hurt will be turned into positive energy and we'll be better next year' End Of Season

'That hurt will be turned into positive energy and we'll be better next year'

Andy Friend’s Connacht were left disappointed as they lost to Ulster in the Pro14 quarter-finals.

From The42 'That's what your foreign players should be, big players that have big moments' Powerhouse

'That's what your foreign players should be, big players that have big moments'

South African back row Marcell Coetzee continues to stand out for Ulster.

# connacht - Saturday 4 May, 2019

From The42 'Rory runs out, Darren runs out, and the crowd are going nuts' Farewell

'Rory runs out, Darren runs out, and the crowd are going nuts'

The two stalwarts played at the Kingspan Stadium for the last time as they secured a Pro14 semi-final.

From The42 Sublime Coetzee drives Ulster into Pro14 semi-final clash with Glasgow Deserved

Sublime Coetzee drives Ulster into Pro14 semi-final clash with Glasgow

Rory Best and Darren Cave bid farewell to the Kingspan Stadium in winning fashion against Connacht.

From The42 From Queanbeyan to Barna: Family man Fainga'a shines in Connacht Colby

From Queanbeyan to Barna: Family man Fainga'a shines in Connacht

The openside flanker has become a key player for Andy Friend’s side since joining from the Rebels.

# connacht - Friday 3 May, 2019

From The42 Confident Connacht back 'feared' scrum but wary of Ulster 'menace' Coetzee Heating Up

Confident Connacht back 'feared' scrum but wary of Ulster 'menace' Coetzee

The inter-provincial Pro14 quarter-final in Belfast promises to be a cracker.

# connacht - Thursday 2 May, 2019

From The42 All-Ireland club winners return and 3 new faces in starting side as Galway set for trip to London London Calling

All-Ireland club winners return and 3 new faces in starting side as Galway set for trip to London

Kevin Walsh takes his side to Ruislip on Sunday.

From The42 3 Mayo debutants and a pair of changes from league final win for Sunday's game against New York Big Apple Bound

3 Mayo debutants and a pair of changes from league final win for Sunday's game against New York

James Horan’s side line out in Gaelic Park for Sunday’s Connacht opener.

From The42 'I think most of that comes from a few empty vessels' - Galway boss rejects criticism of team's style of play Kevin Walsh

'I think most of that comes from a few empty vessels' - Galway boss rejects criticism of team's style of play

Kevin Walsh’s team begin their Connacht campaign on Sunday against London.

# connacht - Wednesday 1 May, 2019

From The42 No 'Mad Monday' for Connacht as Friend's men continue to set new PBs Best To Come

No 'Mad Monday' for Connacht as Friend's men continue to set new PBs

The western province believe they haven’t shown their full potential yet this season.

# connacht - Tuesday 30 April, 2019

From The42 Marmion or Blade? Big call for Andy Friend in Connacht's nine jersey Options

Marmion or Blade? Big call for Andy Friend in Connacht's nine jersey

The Connacht boss says ‘it will be tough’ to make a decision at scrum-half.

From The42 Munster hurling dominates as RTÉ announce schedule of 31 live GAA games for 2019 season Tune In

Munster hurling dominates as RTÉ announce schedule of 31 live GAA games for 2019 season

The season begins with live games from Walsh Park and Páirc Uí Chaoimh on Sunday 12 May.

From The42 'We're going to have to up our game to have a chance': Ulster hoping to halt Connacht danger at source

'We're going to have to up our game to have a chance': Ulster hoping to halt Connacht danger at source

Jared Payne is wary of an array of threats in the Connacht back-line.

# connacht - Sunday 28 April, 2019

From The42 Ulster primed for Connacht clash after big strides since rare home defeat Knockout Rugby

Ulster primed for Connacht clash after big strides since rare home defeat

The western province have beaten their rivals to the north twice already this season, but a knockout game in Ravenhill poses a very different problem.

# connacht - Friday 26 April, 2019

From The42 'It’s huge for young people in Connacht': Blade looking forward to Champions Cup days in Galway Big Stage

'It’s huge for young people in Connacht': Blade looking forward to Champions Cup days in Galway

The western province have secured their berth in the top tier of European rugby for next season.

From The42 Munster's Arnold hopes to put 'frustrating' injury behind him against Connacht Fit Again

Munster's Arnold hopes to put 'frustrating' injury behind him against Connacht

The 23-year-old suffered a fractured leg earlier this season.

# connacht - Thursday 25 April, 2019

From The42 'Not making a big deal out of it but I think when you go back you would prefer to have a bit of protection' Grassroots Game

'Not making a big deal out of it but I think when you go back you would prefer to have a bit of protection'

Leitrim defender Micheal McWeeney on the role of referees in club games and a two-tier championship proposal.

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