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#Connacht

# connacht - Saturday 30 May, 2020

From The42 Another few links to 2016 glory slip away from Connacht Sunsets In The West

Another few links to 2016 glory slip away from Connacht

Niyi Adeolokun, Eoin McKeon and Tom McCartney were huge figures in the province’s greatest day.

# connacht - Wednesday 27 May, 2020

From The42 Connacht GAA expect €3 million Air Dome to be completed in September Good News

Connacht GAA expect €3 million Air Dome to be completed in September

‘It will be a huge addition to the country, not alone to Connacht,’ said provincial secretary John Prenty.

# connacht - Tuesday 19 May, 2020

From The42 'I still don't regret coming home because I have had six great years in Ireland' Jouez

'I still don't regret coming home because I have had six great years in Ireland'

Robin Copeland has signed for French Pro D2 club Soyaux Angoulême XV Charente.

# connacht - Monday 18 May, 2020

From The42 Connacht's Robin Copeland signs for French club on a three-year deal Au Revoir

Connacht's Robin Copeland signs for French club on a three-year deal

The 32-year-old will join Soyaux Angoulême XV Charente next season.

From The42 Connacht confirm Irish international among four new signings as Leinster prop switches to Munster Done Deal

Connacht confirm Irish international among four new signings as Leinster prop switches to Munster

Sammy Arnold and Conor Oliver were reported to be joining Connacht last week.

# connacht - Thursday 14 May, 2020

From The42 Leinster academy tighthead Aungier set to make switch to Connacht Moving West

Leinster academy tighthead Aungier set to make switch to Connacht

The 21-year-old made five senior appearances for the eastern province this season.

# connacht - Wednesday 13 May, 2020

From The42 Hawaiian tighthead Salanoa set for switch from Leinster to Munster Prop

Hawaiian tighthead Salanoa set for switch from Leinster to Munster

The 22-year-old prop played for Leo Cullen’s side three times this season.

# connacht - Tuesday 12 May, 2020

From The42 Munster's Sammy Arnold and Conor Oliver set for moves to Connacht Inter-pro

Munster's Sammy Arnold and Conor Oliver set for moves to Connacht

The 24-year-old centre and back row have struggled for game time in recent seasons.

# connacht - Saturday 9 May, 2020

From The42 When two brilliant offloads helped Connacht to end a 17-year drought in Dublin Classic

When two brilliant offloads helped Connacht to end a 17-year drought in Dublin

Leinster were unbeaten at Donnybrook in three years when Steph Nel’s men arrived in 2002.

# connacht - Saturday 25 April, 2020

From The42 Connacht's 2016 day in the sun 'a celebration' that began long before kick-off Best In The West

Connacht's 2016 day in the sun 'a celebration' that began long before kick-off

The western province were magnificent in Murrayfield.

# connacht - Friday 24 April, 2020

From The42 'It's easy to get toxic. You're with other lads who can also be in a negative zone' Irish Abroad

'It's easy to get toxic. You're with other lads who can also be in a negative zone'

Eoghan Grace had spells with Munster, Exeter and Connacht during his playing days.

# connacht - Wednesday 22 April, 2020

From The42 'Even though we're from New Zealand, we had a strong connection to Ireland' Inisfail

'Even though we're from New Zealand, we had a strong connection to Ireland'

Auckland native Dominic Robertson-McCoy is in his fourth season with Connacht.

# connacht - Thursday 16 April, 2020

From The42 'I didn't want to go chasing it in France or England, being away from family' Retirement

'I didn't want to go chasing it in France or England, being away from family'

Eoin Griffin retired from rugby last year at the age of 28, after playing for Connacht over 100 times.

# connacht - Tuesday 14 April, 2020

From The42 The emerging stars of the 2019/20 season: Beibhinn Parsons Hotshot

The emerging stars of the 2019/20 season: Beibhinn Parsons

The 18-year-old Ballinasloe and Connacht wing is a prolific try-scorer.

# connacht - Saturday 11 April, 2020

From The42 Quiz: How well do you remember Connacht's title-winning season? Sweet 2016

Quiz: How well do you remember Connacht's title-winning season?

The western province set the Pro12 alight before shocking Leinster in a thrilling final performance.

# connacht - Thursday 9 April, 2020

From The42 The emerging stars of the 2019/20 season: Niall Murray Hotshot

The emerging stars of the 2019/20 season: Niall Murray

The 20-year-old second row has featured for Connacht in the Pro14 and Champions Cup.

# connacht - Sunday 5 April, 2020

From The42 'I had to fight a bit harder... I sort of grew up despising the big private schools' Porchy

'I had to fight a bit harder... I sort of grew up despising the big private schools'

Connacht wing John Porch could have retired from rugby as an U20 player.

# connacht - Wednesday 1 April, 2020

From The42 Here's how Connacht are making the best of training from home WFH

Here's how Connacht are making the best of training from home

The province’s head of athletic performance, David Howarth, explains the new norm.

# connacht - Monday 30 March, 2020

From The42 'From when we first arrived, the whole community in Galway was so welcoming' Fond Memories

'From when we first arrived, the whole community in Galway was so welcoming'

Former Connacht man George Naoupu is now working as director of rugby in Gonzaga College.

# connacht - Thursday 26 March, 2020

From The42 Outstanding players and managers of the U20 provincial football championship awarded Recognised

Outstanding players and managers of the U20 provincial football championship awarded

Dublin, Kerry, Galway and Tyrone were represented among the winners, which were announced today.

From The42 'The IRFU have done it in the most equitable way' - Carty on pay deferrals Uncertainty

'The IRFU have done it in the most equitable way' - Carty on pay deferrals

The Connacht out-half says these are uncertain times for many rugby players.

# connacht - Wednesday 25 March, 2020

'After the coach spoke, you'd turn into the corner and type your name into Twitter'

Connacht out-half Jack Carty speaks about his struggles to move past online criticism of his performances.

# connacht - Tuesday 24 March, 2020

From The42 'Connacht as champions, the weeks that followed were just unbelievable' RISE UP

'Connacht as champions, the weeks that followed were just unbelievable'

Second row Aly Muldowney will retire from professional rugby this summer.

# connacht - Friday 13 March, 2020

From The42 Training set to be suspended for Leinster, Ulster, Connacht, and Munster Measures

Training set to be suspended for Leinster, Ulster, Connacht, and Munster

The provinces have no certainty around when they will next play.

# connacht - Saturday 7 March, 2020

From The42 Four-goal Galway beat Roscommon to claim second straight Connacht U20 title Best In The West

Four-goal Galway beat Roscommon to claim second straight Connacht U20 title

Tomo Culhane, Jonathan McGrath, Ryan and Cian Monahan netted one apiece as the Tribe comfortably saw off Roscommon.

# connacht - Monday 2 March, 2020

From The42 Friend hails Carty's class after 14-man Connacht come through Kings test Steady Hand This post contains videos

Friend hails Carty's class after 14-man Connacht come through Kings test

The Roscommon man showed astute game management and also scored eight crucial points after the Kings had pulled level.

# connacht - Wednesday 26 February, 2020

From The42 Connacht call in favour from Farrell A Friend Indeed

Connacht call in favour from Farrell

Ireland coach happy to release Ultan Dillane and Dave Heffernan to play for their province after Italy game gets called off.

From The42 Connacht hold emergency meeting about coronavirus concerns ahead of South Africa trip Precautions

Connacht hold emergency meeting about coronavirus concerns ahead of South Africa trip

The Irish province fly out today for this weekend’s clash with the Southern Kings.

# connacht - Tuesday 25 February, 2020

From The42 Connacht hope Bealham's season isn't over following surgery on fractured ankle On The Mend

Connacht hope Bealham's season isn't over following surgery on fractured ankle

The prop suffered the injury in last Friday’s defeat to Edinburgh.

# connacht - Saturday 22 February, 2020

From The42 Gaeilgeor and Connemara man de Buitléar blazes a trail for An Ghaeltacht Rugbaí Grassroots

Gaeilgeor and Connemara man de Buitléar blazes a trail for An Ghaeltacht Rugbaí

The 22-year-old, who is in his third year with Connacht’s academy, features in a new TG4 documentary.

# connacht - Friday 21 February, 2020

From The42 O'Halloran double not nearly enough as Edinburgh power to win over Connacht Northern Exposure

O'Halloran double not nearly enough as Edinburgh power to win over Connacht

Jack Carty was one of three Connacht players sin-binned as Edinburgh forced a five-try win.

From The42 Can't beat their Irish rivals, lethal against everyone else Inconsistent

Can't beat their Irish rivals, lethal against everyone else

The reason Connacht aren’t flying higher in the Pro14 comes down to their four-game losing streak in this season’s inter-pros.

# connacht - Thursday 20 February, 2020

From The42 Connacht make four changes but Ireland's Heffernan and Dillane unavailable Team News

Connacht make four changes but Ireland's Heffernan and Dillane unavailable

Denis Buckley, Shane Delahunt, Joe Maksymiw and Niall Murray all come into the starting XV.

# connacht - Tuesday 18 February, 2020

From The42 Boost for Connacht as Blade and Healy sign new contracts with the province Extensions

Boost for Connacht as Blade and Healy sign new contracts with the province

The scrum-half and prolific wing have penned two-year deals.

# connacht - Monday 17 February, 2020

From The42 Friend aiming for Pro14 knockouts as Connacht end losing streak Back On The Horse

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.

# connacht - Saturday 15 February, 2020

From The42 Welcome break gives Connacht a chance to prove they're a force again Fresh Start

Welcome break gives Connacht a chance to prove they're a force again

Andy Friend’s side were in beleaguered shape over Christmas and now meet close rivals in Conference B.

# connacht - Wednesday 12 February, 2020

From The42 Friend and Connacht on the lookout to fill void to be left by 'immense' Fainga'a Pro14

Friend and Connacht on the lookout to fill void to be left by 'immense' Fainga'a

The Australian openside proved a shrewd signing for the Westerners.

# connacht - Sunday 19 January, 2020

From The42 Late heartbreak for Connacht in thriller with Montpellier Exit

Late heartbreak for Connacht in thriller with Montpellier

The Westerners recovered from a 21-0 deficit but were ultimately beaten in a dead-rubber in Pool 5.

From The42 Connacht's Marmion sets out to ensure he's not Ireland's forgotten man at 9 Depth Chart

Connacht's Marmion sets out to ensure he's not Ireland's forgotten man at 9

The scrum-half returns to the Connacht team for the first time since November against Montpellier today.

# connacht - Friday 17 January, 2020

From The42 Marmion returns for Connacht as Friend seeks win in France Back In Business

Marmion returns for Connacht as Friend seeks win in France

The Irish international is back after a two-month absence

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