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Five Connacht stars returning for 2020/21 season

Connacht Rugby have announced that five players have extended their contracts as the squad for the coming season is finalised.

Tickets on sale for final five Guinness Pro14 crunch games

Tickets have gone on sale for Connacht Rugby's final five home games at the Sportsground this Guinness Pro14 season. The coming months will see Connacht...

Marmion returns to Connacht for Montpellier match

Kieran Marmion will be taking his place on the starting side for Connacht v Montpellier this weekend after recovering from a back injury. Connacht and...

Sportsground redevelopment awarded €20 million in government funding

The redevelopment of the Sportsground for Connacht Rugby has been awarded €20 million in government funding through the Large Scale Sports Infrastructure Fund and...

Connacht get boost from returning players for Toulouse match

Connacht has received a welcome boost ahead of their clash with Toulouse this weekend, with a number of players back up for selection. Bundee Aki...

Quinn Roux making his 100th appearance for Connacht this evening

Quinn Roux will be captaining Connacht this evening as they clash with Munster in what will be his 100th appearance for the province. Connacht and...

Funding awarded to 50 city sports clubs

Galway City Council has awarded grants to 50 different sports clubs in this year’s allocation of funding under the Sports Club Grants Scheme. In total...

Kieran Mannion signs with Connacht for three more years

Irish International scrum half Kieran Marmion has signed a three year contract extension with Connacht Rugby to play until the end of the 2022/23...

Jarrad Butler commits to another two seasons with Connacht

Connacht Captain Jarrad Butler has become the latest player to sign a contract extension with the province, committing to the end of the 2022...

Connacht gearing up to face the Cheetahs this month

Connacht are gearing up for a showdown with the Conference A leaders The Cheetahs from South Africa in the Sportsground towards the end of...

Connacht Rugby and the Connacht Hotel – a partnership made in rugby heaven

As the Connacht Hotel has been celebrating its 50th anniversary throughout this year, the storied Galway hotel is also renewing its partnership with Connacht...

Connacht make three changes for opening home game against Benetton

Connacht Head Coach Andy Friend has made three changes to the starting lineup for their first home game against Benetton this weekend. The Italian team...

Mcallister makes competitive debut at Guinness PRO14 opening

Paddy Mcallister is making his first competitive start for Connacht this evening as they meet the Scarlets for their opening match of the Guinness...

Connacht buckling down ahead of Guinness PRO14 opener

The Connacht Rugby side have been hard at work at the Sportground this week training for the opening match of the Guinness PRO14. Connacht's first...

Connacht Rugby pays tribute to the late Tony Browne

Tributes have been paid to the late Dr. Tony Browne who passed away this week for his lifetime of contributions to rugby in Connacht. Tony...

Connacht Rugby head to France for pre-season friendly

A squad of 30 Connacht players arrived in France yesterday afternoon ahead of Friday’s pre-season friendly against Oyonnax Rugby at the Stade Charles-Mathon. The game...

Two Connacht players in Ireland squad for World Cup warm up

The lineup for the opening match of the Guinness Summer Series this weekend has been named with two Connacht Rugby players in the mix. Kieran...

Connacht Rugby confirms Celtic Cup fixtures

Connacht Rugby have confirmed the dates and times for fixtures in their upcoming Celtic Cup campaign. The Celtic Cup kicks off with a home game...

Meet the Galway lads at the heart of Boston’s first professional rugby team

The greater Boston area in the US has just gotten its first ever profession rugby team in the New England Free Jacks, complete with...

Connacht to host neighbours Munster in pre-season friendly

Connacht will taking on inter-provincial neighbours Munster in a pre-season friendly, it’s been confirmed today. The game will take place at The Sportsground on Saturday,...
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Irish Traveller elected to NUI Galway governing body for first time

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