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#The West's awake

# the-wests-awake - Sunday 23 February, 2020

McShane stretchered off as Galway hand out Harte's heaviest defeat as Tyrone boss
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McShane stretchered off as Galway hand out Harte's heaviest defeat as Tyrone boss

Feb 23rd 2020, 4:13 PM 17,980 Views 20 Comments

Padraic Joyce’s side romped to a 19-point win over the 13 men of Tyrone.

# the-wests-awake - Wednesday 6 November, 2019

Connacht captain Jarrad Butler commits to province with new deal
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Connacht captain Jarrad Butler commits to province with new deal

Nov 6th 2019, 10:56 AM 6,398 Views 10 Comments

It’s more positive news for the western province.

# the-wests-awake - Friday 11 October, 2019

Two-time All-Ireland winner Joyce set to take over Galway senior footballers
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Two-time All-Ireland winner Joyce set to take over Galway senior footballers

Oct 11th 2019, 6:20 PM 8,159 Views 6 Comments

Padraic Joyce is to be recommended as the Tribesmen’s new boss.

# the-wests-awake - Monday 27 May, 2019

Connacht trio named in Barbarians squad for England showdown at Twickenham
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Connacht trio named in Barbarians squad for England showdown at Twickenham

May 27th 2019, 1:38 PM 12,119 Views 15 Comments

Finlay Bealham, Niyi Adeolokun and David Heffernan have been selected for the historic double-header.

# the-wests-awake - Monday 27 August, 2018

'Winning becomes a habit': Friend feels growing confidence as Connacht go into new Pro14 season
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# Gathering Steam

'Winning becomes a habit': Friend feels growing confidence as Connacht go into new Pro14 season

Aug 27th 2018, 6:30 AM 6,022 Views 3 Comments

Glasgow Warriors will be a tough opening fixture in Galway fro the new coach.

# the-wests-awake - Monday 22 January, 2018

'We'd love to get one over them': Connacht can't wait to welcome old foes Gloucester to Galway
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'We'd love to get one over them': Connacht can't wait to welcome old foes Gloucester to Galway

Jan 22nd 2018, 11:15 AM 5,737 Views 5 Comments

The western province had to tackle Gloucester in Kingsholm twice at the end of the 2014/15 season. Can they change their fortunes at the Sportsground?

# the-wests-awake - Tuesday 28 November, 2017

New hurling competition to be named after Galway All-Ireland winner and ex-GAA President
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# Joe McDonagh

New hurling competition to be named after Galway All-Ireland winner and ex-GAA President

Nov 28th 2017, 4:52 PM 8,399 Views 1 Comment

McDonagh passed away in May last year.

# the-wests-awake - Saturday 30 September, 2017

A good day for Galway hurling as U21 side joins Leinster and new minor quarter-final system
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A good day for Galway hurling as U21 side joins Leinster and new minor quarter-final system

Sep 30th 2017, 3:12 PM 7,241 Views 8 Comments

The motions were passed at Special Congress in Croke Park today.

# the-wests-awake - Friday 25 August, 2017

Galway into their first FAI Cup quarter-final in seven years after taking Pat's at Inchicore
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Galway into their first FAI Cup quarter-final in seven years after taking Pat's at Inchicore

Aug 25th 2017, 10:44 PM 3,773 Views 3 Comments

The Tribesmen scored early and late as the Saints crumbled at home.

# the-wests-awake - Saturday 17 June, 2017

'I don’t think there’s anything worse than someone being patronising' - Galway skipper Cooney
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'I don’t think there’s anything worse than someone being patronising' - Galway skipper Cooney

Jun 17th 2017, 12:05 AM 11,609 Views 1 Comment

Heather Cooney, sister of Galway senior hurler Conor, is captain of the Tribeswomen as they begin their Liberty Insurance All-Ireland senior camogie championship campaign later today.

# the-wests-awake - Sunday 11 June, 2017

Rochford's revenge mission, Aidan O'Shea factor, cold Tribesmen - Galway-Mayo talking points
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Rochford's revenge mission, Aidan O'Shea factor, cold Tribesmen - Galway-Mayo talking points

Jun 11th 2017, 7:00 AM 5,750 Views 15 Comments

Pearse Stadium is the venue as both counties chase a Connacht final spot on 9 July.

# the-wests-awake - Saturday 31 December, 2016

Lam says Connacht are looking for reinforcements as injury toll rises
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# IQ

Lam says Connacht are looking for reinforcements as injury toll rises

Dec 31st 2016, 9:33 PM 13,990 Views 46 Comments

The western province suffered a home defeat to Munster this evening.

# the-wests-awake - Friday 7 October, 2016

Heffernan makes his mark as Connacht sizzle in win over Ulster
# Talking Points
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# Talking Points

Heffernan makes his mark as Connacht sizzle in win over Ulster

Oct 7th 2016, 10:54 PM 12,431 Views 6 Comments

That and more points to ponder after Pat Lam defeated Ulster for the first time.

Connacht bridge 4-year wait to beat Ulster in inter-pro thriller
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# Rare And Wonderful

Connacht bridge 4-year wait to beat Ulster in inter-pro thriller

Oct 7th 2016, 9:33 PM 24,825 Views 58 Comments

Ulster went to Galway with five wins from five this season, but came well and truly unstuck.

# the-wests-awake - Saturday 1 October, 2016

A win at last: Pat Lam proud to see Connacht do it their way
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# Born To Run

A win at last: Pat Lam proud to see Connacht do it their way

Oct 1st 2016, 12:39 PM 6,515 Views 4 Comments

The champions’ philosophy was on full display in last night’s bonus point win over Edinburgh.

# the-wests-awake - Friday 1 July, 2016

Connacht sign new 3-year sponsorship deal with Elverys
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Connacht sign new 3-year sponsorship deal with Elverys

Jul 1st 2016, 9:44 AM 6,553 Views 7 Comments

The champions will release their new kit later this month.

# the-wests-awake - Saturday 21 May, 2016

Former GAA president and Galway hurling star Joe McDonagh dies
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Former GAA president and Galway hurling star Joe McDonagh dies

May 21st 2016, 9:10 AM 31,025 Views 23 Comments

“Galway has lost a hero,” said An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny.

# the-wests-awake - Saturday 16 April, 2016

Late Loftus point stuns Dublin as Mayo book first All-Ireland U21 final in a decade
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Late Loftus point stuns Dublin as Mayo book first All-Ireland U21 final in a decade

Apr 16th 2016, 4:25 PM 10,287 Views 40 Comments

There was a dramatic end to this afternoon’s EirGrid All-Ireland U21 football semi-final at O’Connor Park in Tullamore.

# the-wests-awake - Friday 1 April, 2016

One O'Connor in, the other out as Mayo look to avoid relegation against Down
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One O'Connor in, the other out as Mayo look to avoid relegation against Down

Apr 1st 2016, 9:35 PM 6,285 Views 4 Comments

A win against relegated Down at Elverys MacHale Park should be enough for Stephen Rochford’s men.

# the-wests-awake - Saturday 12 March, 2016

Connacht's five stars: 'We didn't say much at the end, just looked at each other and had a big smile'
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Connacht's five stars: 'We didn't say much at the end, just looked at each other and had a big smile'

Mar 12th 2016, 8:34 PM 14,922 Views 21 Comments

New cap Finlay Bealham made it a Connacht quintet helping Ireland to a 58 – 15 win over Italy.

# the-wests-awake - Saturday 28 November, 2015

Green giants! Connacht save their best for last in a historic win over Munster
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Green giants! Connacht save their best for last in a historic win over Munster

Nov 28th 2015, 7:31 PM 34,505 Views 112 Comments

It’s the first time in 29 years that Connacht have beaten Munster in Thomond Park.

# the-wests-awake - Monday 27 July, 2015

It was a family affair as the fun began at the Galway Races today
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It was a family affair as the fun began at the Galway Races today

Jul 27th 2015, 8:04 PM 13,694 Views 1 Comment

Modem wins the two-mile Connacht Hotel Qualified Riders’ Handicap

# the-wests-awake - Friday 3 July, 2015

Are Galway's hurlers the real deal or will they fall flat again?
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Are Galway's hurlers the real deal or will they fall flat again?

Jul 3rd 2015, 12:25 AM 7,944 Views 11 Comments

Sunday’s Leinster final against Kilkenny will tell us more about Galway’s championship credentials.

# the-wests-awake - Friday 19 June, 2015

Connacht have signed Ireland Rugby League convert Api Pewhairangi
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# Codebreaker

Connacht have signed Ireland Rugby League convert Api Pewhairangi

Jun 19th 2015, 2:05 PM 7,763 Views 12 Comments

The 23-year-old is Irish-qualified through his grandmother.

# the-wests-awake - Monday 20 April, 2015

Connacht's injury crisis isn't getting any better, they've sent 3 players for surgery this week
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# Front Up Stitched Up

Connacht's injury crisis isn't getting any better, they've sent 3 players for surgery this week

Apr 20th 2015, 4:53 PM 5,713 Views 6 Comments

Quinn Roux, Nathan White and Mick Kearney will go under the knife this week.

# the-wests-awake - Saturday 11 April, 2015

As it Happened: Connacht v Ulster, Pro12 From The42
Live Apr 11th 2015, 3:40 PM

As it Happened: Connacht v Ulster, Pro12

# the-wests-awake - Tuesday 17 March, 2015

Galway's Corofin win back All-Ireland senior club football crown after 17 years
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Galway's Corofin win back All-Ireland senior club football crown after 17 years

Mar 17th 2015, 5:21 PM 8,057 Views 0 Comments

The North Galway club saw off Derry’s Slaughtneil this afternoon.

# the-wests-awake - Sunday 18 January, 2015

As it happened: Connacht v Exeter, Challenge Cup From The42
Live Jan 18th 2015, 3:15 PM

As it happened: Connacht v Exeter, Challenge Cup

# the-wests-awake - Thursday 8 January, 2015

Joe Canning: Connacht's form will inspire Galway hurlers and the rest of the west
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Joe Canning: Connacht's form will inspire Galway hurlers and the rest of the west

Jan 8th 2015, 3:43 PM 5,242 Views 1 Comment

Galway are getting ready for their Division 1A league opener against Clare next month.

# the-wests-awake - Thursday 25 December, 2014

Why you should spend your St Stephen's Day watching inter-provincial rugby
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# Inter-pro

Why you should spend your St Stephen's Day watching inter-provincial rugby

Dec 25th 2014, 10:00 PM 7,405 Views 2 Comments

Get yourself out of the house and into some of sport’s great rivalries.

# the-wests-awake - Saturday 13 December, 2014

Blade cuts deep as Connacht claim brilliant win away to Bayonne
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# West By Sud-ouest

Blade cuts deep as Connacht claim brilliant win away to Bayonne

Dec 13th 2014, 9:50 PM 11,113 Views 32 Comments

The 20-year-old scrum-half scored twice including a late game-changer.

# the-wests-awake - Sunday 5 January, 2014

Here are all of this week’s Pro12 highlights
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# Recap

Here are all of this week’s Pro12 highlights

Jan 5th 2014, 2:37 PM 2,360 Views 1 Comment

It wasn’t just Ireland that witnessed full-blooded derbies this week.

# the-wests-awake - Sunday 22 December, 2013

Muldoon hails effort of Connacht’s young front row after Dragons drama
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Muldoon hails effort of Connacht’s young front row after Dragons drama

Dec 22nd 2013, 1:40 PM 2,496 Views 10 Comments

“Conditions weren’t great, the rugby wasn’t great, but the win was. And that’s all that matters.”

# the-wests-awake - Sunday 25 August, 2013

Mayo minors earn All-Ireland football final spot with comfortable win
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Mayo minors earn All-Ireland football final spot with comfortable win

Aug 25th 2013, 2:51 PM 1,801 Views 0 Comments

The seniors will hope for similar success later this afternoon.

# the-wests-awake - Thursday 20 June, 2013

'This Taoiseach is like the Mayo footballers - he's all about the solo run'
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'This Taoiseach is like the Mayo footballers - he's all about the solo run'

Jun 20th 2013, 3:15 PM 5,700 Views 20 Comments

Barry Cowen reckons Enda Kenny’s plan to abolish the Seanad reminds him of the performance of his county’s footballers.

# the-wests-awake - Wednesday 9 January, 2013

Connacht given back-row boost for 'Quins trip and secure future of 4 key forwards
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Connacht given back-row boost for 'Quins trip and secure future of 4 key forwards

Jan 9th 2013, 2:30 PM 916 Views 0 Comments

It’s good news all round for George Naoupu.

# the-wests-awake - Monday 24 December, 2012

Half-term report: How our provinces have shaped up so far
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# Appraisal

Half-term report: How our provinces have shaped up so far

Dec 24th 2012, 11:30 AM 1,297 Views 0 Comments

We’re at the midway point of the season, time to see where we all stand.

# the-wests-awake - Tuesday 23 October, 2012

Size matters: Connacht fought a losing battle against European heavyweight
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Size matters: Connacht fought a losing battle against European heavyweight

Oct 23rd 2012, 7:15 AM 1,266 Views 1 Comment

Was Denis Buckley really a whole 50 kilos lighter than his direct opponent? “Don’t believe the programme.”

# the-wests-awake - Friday 19 October, 2012

VIDEO: Watch Connacht documentary 'The West's Awake' in full
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VIDEO: Watch Connacht documentary 'The West's Awake' in full

Oct 19th 2012, 10:30 PM 3,196 Views 0 Comments

Shown on Tg4 last week, the film charts the province’s inaugural Heineken Cup adventure.

# the-wests-awake - Thursday 18 October, 2012

Connacht out to do it for Elwood, says John Muldoon
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# Heineken Cup

Connacht out to do it for Elwood, says John Muldoon

Oct 18th 2012, 9:25 PM 1,083 Views 0 Comments

‘Eric gives his heart and soul’ said the flanker as he aims to send his coach out on a high.

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