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#Connacht

# connacht - Today’s News

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# connacht - Yesterday’s News

Leinster coach looking forward to Galway return 19 years after Wallaby visit

Marco Caputo won at the Sportsground with the Wallabies and is now planning Leinster’s assault this Friday.

# connacht - Monday 15 September, 2014

Eoin Reddan so impressed by Connacht he says Leinster may be underdogs in Galway

The ex-Connacht scrum-half is preparing himself for battle in the season’s first inter-pro this Friday.

Leinster’s rout of Scarlets and the rest of the Irish highlights from this weekend’s Pro12

There were wins for all four provinces over the weekend

Munster win defensive chess match against Leinster while seven-try Connacht dazzle Ulster

There were two contrasting inter-pros this weekend.

# connacht - Thursday 11 September, 2014

Connacht welcome back Henshaw and Marmion to take on Edinburgh

The star duo make up two of the three changes to Pat Lam’s side.

# connacht - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

Henshaw set to return for Connacht, but Heenan suffers shoulder injury

Pat Lam has a growing list of options behind the scrum.

# connacht - Monday 8 September, 2014

Carty’s cross-field kick for Connacht and the rest of the weekend’s Pro12 action

The western province were flying the flag as Ireland’s only winners at the weekend.

# connacht - Sunday 7 September, 2014

5 things we learned from the opening weekend of Pro12 rugby

Just one win between the four provinces, but a whole lot to talk about.

# connacht - Friday 5 September, 2014

Matured Muldoon better equipped to thrive in Connacht captaincy

The 31-year-old back row explains how his approach to the role is different second time around.

# connacht - Thursday 4 September, 2014

Kiwi fullback Mils Muliaina’s mentorship role key to Connacht progress

The 100-cap New Zealand international is ‘stoked’ to be part of Pat Lam’s vision for the province.

# connacht - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

5 pressing questions as Connacht head into Pat Lam’s second season

Promising backs, forward’s consistency, Champions Cup qualification and high-profile signings are all addressed.

# connacht - Thursday 28 August, 2014

Lam keen to maintain Connacht culture as Muliaina settles in

The former Samoa international is excited to welcome his new signings to the province.

# connacht - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

Ireland wing Miller hoping to spark back three for World Cup semi-final

The former Laois footballer says the range of sports she has played is of great benefit.

# connacht - Monday 11 August, 2014

Axel’s Munster will kick off the new Pro12 season, Sky cameras trained on Ulster and Leinster

This time next month we’ll have watched Pro12 rugby on Sky for the first time.

# connacht - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

‘Kia ora, Mils here’ – New signing Muliaina has a message for Connacht fans

The legendary All Blacks fullback is looking forward to arriving in Ireland.

# connacht - Thursday 10 July, 2014

Guinness confirmed as new Pro12 title sponsor

The Irish brewery takes over sponsorship of the league from RaboDirect.

Finalists Leinster and Glasgow meet on opening weekend of new Guinness Pro12

The first inter-provincial clash will feature Connacht v Leinster a fortnight later, with Munster visiting the champions in early October.

# connacht - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Brax from Home and Away was at Connacht training today

The TV actor was at the Sportsground to meet the province’s players.

All four Irish provinces have confirmed their pre-season schedules

Here’s the fixture list for the warm-up games in preparation for the 2014/15 campaign.

# connacht - Friday 4 July, 2014

Former Connacht academy duo Reilly and Macauley’s Canterbury tale

The prop and fullback are part of Waimate RFC’s league drive in New Zealand.

# connacht - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

Ireland U20 centre Peter Robb one of five new recruits in Connacht academy

The western province have also swooped for Conor McKeon and Ciaran Gaffney, who both played at the JWC.

# connacht - Monday 16 June, 2014

Connacht complete 2014/15 recruitment with signing of Niyi Adeolokun

The Trinity wing has joined the western province on a one-year deal.

# connacht - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

Roux and Cooney join Connacht on loan deal from Leinster

The IRFU were involved in brokering the deal between the two provinces.

# connacht - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

Ulster in pool of death as Munster face trips to Sarries and Clermont

Mark Anscombe and Anthony Foley have been handed excitingly tough groups for the Rugby Champions Cup.

Here are the pools for the 2014/15 European Rugby Challenge Cup

Connacht have been drawn alongside Exeter, Bayonne and La Rochelle in the second-tier competition.

Explainer: How will the pool draw for the Rugby Champions Cup work?

Leinster, Munster and Ulster are set to learn the identity of their opponents in today’s draw.

# connacht - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

Connacht confirm Craig Clarke retirement after repeated concussions

The 30-year-old hadn’t played since January, when he sustained his 10th concussion in 22 months.

# connacht - Monday 19 May, 2014

Connacht boosted by over €1 million in extra funding from IRFU

The western province are set to improve their strength and conditioning facilities and have appointed Paul Bunce as their new head of fitness.

Neck injury forces Munster favourite Paul Warwick to hang up his boots

The Australian, who also played with Connacht, has called time on his playing career.

# connacht - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

Gavin Duffy reportedly a stand-out performer at Mayo GAA training

Could the ex-Connacht captain help James Horan’s side over the line this year?

# connacht - Saturday 10 May, 2014

Ospreys power play proves too much for Connacht in Wales

Pat Lam’s men finished their season on a losing note at the Liberty Stadium.

As it happened: Irish provinces fight for Pro12 play-off pecking order

We kept an eye on Munster, Ulster, Connacht and Leinster on the final day of the regular season.

5 reasons to get excited for the final regular season round of the Pro12

SOB’s comeback, Ulster’s prospects in the backs and Connacht ending their season on a high all feature.

# connacht - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Irish rugby players given suicide prevention training Console

Irish rugby players given suicide prevention training

Former Munster star Marcus Horan says the reality of professional sport is that athletes must “switch on a persona”.

# connacht - Thursday 1 May, 2014

Brendan Quigley – ‘There’s no point being on a county panel and drawing social welfare’

New York’s captain has no regrets on his decision to leave his native Laois.

Connacht capture Grenoble prospect O’Leary and Ulster scrum-half Porter

The western province have added the 21-year-old centre/out-half and 26-year-old scrum-half to next season’s squad.

Diarmuid O’Connor set for Mayo senior debut as 11 of All-Ireland side to face New York

The Connacht championship opening round tie takes place in Gaelic Park next Sunday evening.

# connacht - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

Mayo are Big Apple bound – ‘It’s a cool setting over there and New York is a class city’

Aidan O’Shea reckons cost should not come into the debate over whether New York’s involvement is worthwhile.

# connacht - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

Gavin Duffy and Dan Parks among list of departing Connacht players

The province has announced a lengthy list of players set to leave at the end of the season.

# connacht - Saturday 19 April, 2014

As it happened: Cork v Roscommon, All-Ireland U21 football semi-final

We went minute-by-minute as the champions of Connacht took on the Rebels for the right to take part in the All-Ireland under 21 final.

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