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Connacht Rugby sign Australian Sevens winger John Porch

Connacht Rugby announced this week that they have signed Australian winger John Porch ahead of the 2019/2020 season. John Porch has personal ties to the...

€30 million Sportsground redevelopment plans approved

Plans for a €30 million redevelopment of the Sportground by Connacht Rugby have been granted planning approval. The decision to grant planning permission for the...

Connacht looking to keep up the momentum against Benetton this Friday

After a short break for the Six Nations to finish up, the Guinness PRO14 is back in full swing with Connacht looking to keep...

Five Connacht players named for Six Nations squad

Five players from the Connacht rugby squad have been named for the Irish side for the upcoming Guinness Six Nations. Jack Carty, Caolin Blade, Tom...

Jack Carty commits to another two years with Connacht

Jack Carty has signed a two year extension to his contract that will see him return to the Sportsground until the end of the...

Sportsground collection raises over €2,000 for Galway Hospice

A collection on the way into the Connacht versus Ulster game a last week raised over €2,000 for Galway Hospice. Volunteers with Galway Hospice were...

Sportsground sells out ahead of clash with Munster

Anticipation is high ahead of Connacht's upcoming clash with Munster this Saturday, enough that the Sportsground is already completely sold out. Connacht and Munster are...

Galway Hospice collecting at Connacht v Ulster clash this evening

Connacht and Ulster are clashing here in Galway this evening, and Galway Hospice will be there to raise funds through a bucket collection. There's huge...

Connacht Rugby submits plans for €30 million Stadium redevelopment

Connacht Rugby have formally submitted a planning application for the €30 million redevelopment of the Sportsground and Stadium. The application was submitted with Galway City...

RUGBY: Two More Years for Bealham 

Irish international and Connacht prop Finlay Bealham has signed a two-year contract extension that will keep him at the Sportsground until the end of the 2020-21 season.  Bealham who has...

RUGBY: Two PRO14 Debutants for Ospreys 

Ospreys have named their team to take on Connacht on Friday (26th October) in the Guinness PRO14 Championship.  Scrum-half Harri Morgan makes his Ospreys debut while centre Tiaan Thomas-Wheeler lines out...

RUGBY: Connacht’s Four Internationals Start Against Ospreys 

Ireland international scrum half Kieran Marmion has returned to the Connacht side to face the Ospreys on Friday (26th October). His return sees him renew...

RUGBY: Ten Galway Players in Ireland under 18 Squads 

Ten Galway players were named among two Irish under 18 rugby squads last Friday (19th October) for their respective training camps over next week’s mid-term break...

RUGBY: Connacht Fall To Ashton Hat-Trick

European Challenge Cup – Saturday, 20th October 2018  Sale Sharks 34-13 Connacht  Connacht suffered their first defeat of the 2018/19 European Challenge Cup on Saturday as Sale...

RUGBY: Public Consultation in Connacht Hotel Regarding Sportsground 

Connacht Rugby, in conjunction with technical advisers, TOBIN Consulting Engineers and Chapman Architects, are launching a public consultation process as part of the Sportsground...

RUGBY: Halloween SkillZones in Galway and Gort 

The Connacht Rugby Halloween SkillZones with Total Health Pharmacy are coming to the province!  SkillZone is a one-day Connacht Rugby camp designed for both boys and girls between the...

RUGBY: CAOLIN BLADE NAMED CONNACHT CAPTAIN 

Scrum-half Caolin Blade is set to captain Connacht for the first time as his side take on Sale in the European Challenge Cup on Saturday (20th October).  With...

TEAM NEWS: Connacht Rugby Team Named for Challenge Cup

Connacht Head Coach Andy Friend has named two Academy players on the bench for his side’s opening Challenge Cup game of the season against...

RUGBY: Gavin Thornbury Signs for Two Years 

Connacht Rugby are delighted to announce that lock Gavin Thornbury has signed a two-year contract extension to take him up to the end of the 2020-21...

CONNACHT RUGBY: “This Weekend Will Be Different” – Jack Carty 

As Connacht prepare to commence another European assault with the visit of the Bordeaux Begles to the Sportsground on Saturday (13th October), Jack Carty’s form will be...
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