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#Connacht

# connacht - Wednesday 15 September, 2021

The Connacht depth chart: A new Tongan lock and dealing with Buckley injury
# Squad
From The42
# Squad

The Connacht depth chart: A new Tongan lock and dealing with Buckley injury

Wed 8:01 PM 17,019 Views 9 Comments

Andy Friend has a 43-man senior squad coming into the new season.

# connacht - Tuesday 14 September, 2021

'Not good enough' - Ex-Ireland international asks why dressing rooms were closed for interpros
# Reaction
From The42
# Reaction

'Not good enough' - Ex-Ireland international asks why dressing rooms were closed for interpros

Tue 6:44 PM 9,030 Views 3 Comments

Alison Miller was speaking after footage emerged of poor changing facilities for players.

A miserable couple of days for Irish women's rugby off and on the pitch
# Concerns
From The42
# Concerns

A miserable couple of days for Irish women's rugby off and on the pitch

Tue 8:30 AM 28,170 Views 10 Comments

Ireland must recover after defeat to Spain at the 2021 World Cup Qualifier tournament.

# connacht - Monday 13 September, 2021

Injured Blade to miss Connacht's opening URC clash
# Misses The Cut
From The42
# Misses The Cut

Injured Blade to miss Connacht's opening URC clash

Mon 4:21 PM 4,989 Views 10 Comments

Paul Boyle has recovered from food poisoning and is available, with Bundee Aki several weeks way from a return.

# connacht - Sunday 12 September, 2021

IRFU and Leinster apologise for 'unacceptable error' regarding changing facilities at women's interpros
# Statement
From The42
# Statement

IRFU and Leinster apologise for 'unacceptable error' regarding changing facilities at women's interpros

Sun 4:38 PM 19,672 Views 6 Comments

Videos circulated on social media appeared to show the Connacht team’s pre-match base located beside bins in a derelict area.

# connacht - Friday 10 September, 2021

London Irish record impressive victory over Connacht as fans return to the Sportsground
# Report
From The42
# Report

London Irish record impressive victory over Connacht as fans return to the Sportsground

Sep 10th 2021, 8:07 PM 12,448 Views 6 Comments

Declan Kidney’s side ran out 47-14 winners in front of a crowd of 1,459.

Irish provinces get dates and fixtures for this year's Champions Cup
# Diary Dates
From The42
# Diary Dates

Irish provinces get dates and fixtures for this year's Champions Cup

Sep 10th 2021, 4:36 PM 5,069 Views 1 Comment

Munster will travel to Wasps for their opening game while Leinster host Bath. Connacht open up with a home game against Stade Francais as Ulster travel to Clermont.

# connacht - Saturday 4 September, 2021

Munster turn up the heat in the final quarter to see off Connacht
# Classy
From The42
# Classy

Munster turn up the heat in the final quarter to see off Connacht

Sep 4th 2021, 9:54 PM 11,173 Views 1 Comment

Four second-half tries led to a 31-7 win for Munster.

# connacht - Friday 3 September, 2021

Connacht lose to Worcester in high scoring thriller
# Pre-Season
From The42
# Pre-Season

Connacht lose to Worcester in high scoring thriller

Sep 3rd 2021, 9:39 PM 11,821 Views 4 Comments

Connacht travelled to Worcester this evening for a warm-up game ahead of the upcoming season..

# connacht - Thursday 2 September, 2021

Tom Farrell returns to Connacht side after a nine-month absence
# No Doubting Thomas
From The42
# No Doubting Thomas

Tom Farrell returns to Connacht side after a nine-month absence

Sep 2nd 2021, 12:33 PM 7,423 Views 4 Comments

Connacht take on Worcester in a pre-season friendly tomorrow.

# connacht - Thursday 19 August, 2021

Met Éireann issues Status Yellow rain warning for three western counties for Friday
# Weather
# Weather

Met Éireann issues Status Yellow rain warning for three western counties for Friday

Aug 19th 2021, 1:45 PM 24,902 Views 5 Comments

Heavy and possibly thundery falls of rain are expected in Galway, Mayo and Kerry tomorrow.

# connacht - Tuesday 3 August, 2021

Lions look for Bundee's physicality and more in midfield with Henshaw
# Combination
From The42
# Combination

Lions look for Bundee's physicality and more in midfield with Henshaw

Aug 3rd 2021, 8:00 PM 34,307 Views 55 Comments

Head coach Warren Gatland has explained his selection decisions for the third Test.

# connacht - Friday 30 July, 2021

Cork edge past Kerry to set up Munster minor decider with Limerick
# Wrap
From The42
# Wrap

Cork edge past Kerry to set up Munster minor decider with Limerick

Jul 30th 2021, 10:19 PM 13,010 Views 9 Comments

Sligo, meanwhile, will face either Galway or Roscommon in the Connacht decider.

# connacht - Tuesday 13 July, 2021

Croke Park to host Connacht final between Galway and Mayo
# Venue Switch
From The42
# Venue Switch

Croke Park to host Connacht final between Galway and Mayo

Jul 13th 2021, 7:59 PM 33,883 Views 20 Comments

18,000 fans will now be able to attend the match.

# connacht - Sunday 11 July, 2021

'A lot of coaches now want choir boys... They just don't want to manage people'
# Business
From The42
# Business

'A lot of coaches now want choir boys... They just don't want to manage people'

Jul 11th 2021, 10:11 AM 40,492 Views 2 Comments

John Andress is now a rugby agent after playing for Exeter, Harlequins, Worcester, Munster, and Connacht.

# connacht - Thursday 8 July, 2021

'If you told me a year ago I'd be playing against Ireland, I'd have said you were lying'
# Buccaneer
From The42
# Buccaneer

'If you told me a year ago I'd be playing against Ireland, I'd have said you were lying'

Jul 8th 2021, 7:30 PM 22,345 Views 1 Comment

23-year-old Athlone man Luke Carty made his debut for the US last weekend.

# connacht - Saturday 26 June, 2021

James Cronin set to join Biarritz in the Top 14 after leaving Munster
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

James Cronin set to join Biarritz in the Top 14 after leaving Munster

Jun 26th 2021, 2:14 PM 12,386 Views 9 Comments

The 30-year-old Ireland international is set for a move to France.

# connacht - Thursday 24 June, 2021

'I don’t think it came naturally to me... that’s why I’ve had to work so hard'
# Blade
From The42
# Blade

'I don’t think it came naturally to me... that’s why I’ve had to work so hard'

Jun 24th 2021, 4:15 PM 8,230 Views 9 Comments

Connacht scrum-half Caolin Blade has earned his Ireland call-up with some superb form.

# connacht - Thursday 10 June, 2021

'One of the brightest young prospects in South African rugby' - Connacht sign Irish-qualified star
# Exciting Capture
From The42
# Exciting Capture

'One of the brightest young prospects in South African rugby' - Connacht sign Irish-qualified star

Jun 10th 2021, 2:25 PM 17,014 Views 10 Comments

20-year-old Shayne Bolton can play in the center or back three.

# connacht - Wednesday 9 June, 2021

Connacht make approach to sign James Cronin ahead of next season
# In Demand
From The42
# In Demand

Connacht make approach to sign James Cronin ahead of next season

Updated Jun 9th 2021, 9:53 PM 31,173 Views 51 Comments

The western province are looking for an experienced loosehead after Denis Buckley’s injury.

# connacht - Saturday 5 June, 2021

The unluckiest player in Irish rugby - forced into retirement at just 25
# Big Brother
From The42
# Big Brother

The unluckiest player in Irish rugby - forced into retirement at just 25

Jun 5th 2021, 10:00 AM 75,863 Views 10 Comments

Stephen Fitzgerald was tipped for greatness as a teenager but injuries got in the way. Now he hopes younger brother Conor can carry the family flame and become an Ireland international.

'They will be successful wherever they go because they're good people'
# See Ya Later
From The42
# See Ya Later

'They will be successful wherever they go because they're good people'

Jun 5th 2021, 6:00 AM 6,364 Views 0 Comments

Nigel Carolan and Jimmy Duffy’s time with Connacht came to an end last night.

# connacht - Friday 4 June, 2021

'This group are a brave group of young men. I know we'll grow again next year'
# RISE UP
From The42
# RISE UP

'This group are a brave group of young men. I know we'll grow again next year'

Jun 4th 2021, 9:31 PM 5,833 Views 3 Comments

Andy Friend was delighted to see his Connacht team finish their season with a win.

Connacht finish season on a high with bonus-point win over the Ospreys
# Happy Ending
From The42
# Happy Ending

Connacht finish season on a high with bonus-point win over the Ospreys

Jun 4th 2021, 8:00 PM 16,446 Views 22 Comments

Caolin Blade was outstanding as Andy Friend’s men deservedly beat the Welsh visitors.

Wise heads and future stars on show as Connacht clash with Ospreys
# Season Finale
From The42
# Season Finale

Wise heads and future stars on show as Connacht clash with Ospreys

Jun 4th 2021, 6:45 AM 2,537 Views 2 Comments

Andy Friend’s men won’t be short of motivation despite this being their last game of the season.

# connacht - Thursday 3 June, 2021

Delahunt set to win his 100th Connacht cap in season finale
# Centurion
From The42
# Centurion

Delahunt set to win his 100th Connacht cap in season finale

Jun 3rd 2021, 12:17 PM 2,845 Views 2 Comments

Connacht finish off their campaign against Ospreys at the Sportsground tomorrow.

Exeter confirm the signing of centre Sean O'Brien from Connacht
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

Exeter confirm the signing of centre Sean O'Brien from Connacht

Jun 3rd 2021, 10:04 AM 22,931 Views 20 Comments

The 23-year-old had impressed for the western province in recent times.

Connacht happy with depth for next season but Buckley injury a concern
# Options
From The42
# Options

Connacht happy with depth for next season but Buckley injury a concern

Jun 3rd 2021, 6:45 AM 5,435 Views 5 Comments

Mack Hansen and Leva Fifita will join the province this summer.

# connacht - Wednesday 2 June, 2021

Connacht backing Bundee Aki to be an 'energy giver' for the Lions
# Voice
From The42
# Voice

Connacht backing Bundee Aki to be an 'energy giver' for the Lions

Jun 2nd 2021, 6:15 AM 3,417 Views 3 Comments

The 31-year-old says he’s grateful to be able to represent the western province on tour.

# connacht - Tuesday 1 June, 2021

'The bottom line is that he needs to change his tackle technique'
# Papa
From The42
# Papa

'The bottom line is that he needs to change his tackle technique'

Jun 1st 2021, 2:30 PM 13,335 Views 11 Comments

Abraham Papali’i has been red carded three times for high tackles since joining Connacht.

# connacht - Monday 31 May, 2021

Connacht confirm signing of Tongan international lock Leva Fifita
# Second Row
From The42
# Second Row

Connacht confirm signing of Tongan international lock Leva Fifita

May 31st 2021, 4:11 PM 10,403 Views 5 Comments

The 31-year-old will join from Grenoble this summer to replace Quinn Roux.

'The trial hasn't worked. I don't think it's going to feature beyond the Rainbow Cup'
# Challenge
From The42
# Challenge

'The trial hasn't worked. I don't think it's going to feature beyond the Rainbow Cup'

May 31st 2021, 12:39 PM 14,217 Views 25 Comments

Munster had a successful captain’s challenge at the death against Cardiff Blues.

# connacht - Saturday 29 May, 2021

Benetton end Connacht's dream of making it to the Rainbow Cup final
# Italian Job
From The42
# Italian Job

Benetton end Connacht's dream of making it to the Rainbow Cup final

May 29th 2021, 7:41 PM 34,853 Views 45 Comments

The Italian side are now one win away from a place in their first ever final.

It is do or die for Connacht in Treviso today in bid to reach Rainbow Cup final
# Italian Job
From The42
# Italian Job

It is do or die for Connacht in Treviso today in bid to reach Rainbow Cup final

May 29th 2021, 7:14 AM 5,932 Views 9 Comments

Connacht take on Benetton Treviso needing a bonus-point victory to have any chance of reaching the final.

# connacht - Friday 28 May, 2021

Aki returns after long absence as Buckley set for 200th Connacht cap
# Rainbow Cup
From The42
# Rainbow Cup

Aki returns after long absence as Buckley set for 200th Connacht cap

May 28th 2021, 1:05 PM 5,638 Views 7 Comments

Andy Friend’s side take on Bentton on Saturday.

# connacht - Thursday 27 May, 2021

'Connacht have shown a lot of loyalty to me and I have been loyal to them'
# Stalwart
From The42
# Stalwart

'Connacht have shown a lot of loyalty to me and I have been loyal to them'

May 27th 2021, 6:00 AM 10,550 Views 2 Comments

Denis Buckley will become the third member of Connacht’s 200 Club this weekend.

# connacht - Wednesday 26 May, 2021

'I'd like to think five or six Connacht guys might be in the frame for Ireland'
# July Tests
From The42
# July Tests

'I'd like to think five or six Connacht guys might be in the frame for Ireland'

May 26th 2021, 6:00 AM 8,063 Views 18 Comments

The western province are hoping to have a strong representation against Japan and the US.

# connacht - Tuesday 25 May, 2021

Lions centre Bundee Aki 'chomping at the bit' to make Connacht return
# Boost
From The42
# Boost

Lions centre Bundee Aki 'chomping at the bit' to make Connacht return

May 25th 2021, 1:07 PM 6,971 Views 4 Comments

The centre hasn’t played since his red card for Ireland during the Six Nations.

# connacht - Saturday 15 May, 2021

Andy Friend: ‘If we want to win silverware, we have to back it up’
# Laying Down A Marker
From The42
# Laying Down A Marker

Andy Friend: ‘If we want to win silverware, we have to back it up’

May 15th 2021, 7:28 AM 6,024 Views 13 Comments

Friend last night became the first coach in Connacht’s history to record a clean sweep of away wins against rival Irish provinces in the same season.

# connacht - Friday 14 May, 2021

CJ Stander: 'It felt like we were playing against more than 15 men'
# CJ's Last Stand
From The42
# CJ's Last Stand

CJ Stander: 'It felt like we were playing against more than 15 men'

May 14th 2021, 9:05 PM 33,905 Views 60 Comments

Munster had two tries disallowed in their defeat to Connacht tonight.

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