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#Connacht

# connacht - Tuesday 4 May, 2021

Champions Mayo to face Sligo in opener as Connacht senior fixtures released
# Go West
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# Go West

Champions Mayo to face Sligo in opener as Connacht senior fixtures released

Tue 4:42 PM 7,141 Views 1 Comment

The game has been fixed for Saturday 26 June.

# connacht - Sunday 2 May, 2021

The former Connacht man now trying to make it as an NFL kicker
# Crossover
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# Crossover

The former Connacht man now trying to make it as an NFL kicker

Sun 12:00 PM 45,769 Views 6 Comments

Tadhg Leader won two caps for the USA in rugby but is now part of the Spring League.

# connacht - Friday 30 April, 2021

Connacht appoint 'extremely impressive' South African Senekal as forwards coach
# New Man In
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# New Man In

Connacht appoint 'extremely impressive' South African Senekal as forwards coach

Apr 30th 2021, 1:34 PM 7,020 Views 8 Comments

The 40-year-old has most recently worked with Stade Francais after taking over from Paul O’Connell.

# connacht - Friday 23 April, 2021

Dan McFarland: 'Our lacklustre collisions got us in a bit of trouble'
# Ulster
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# Ulster

Dan McFarland: 'Our lacklustre collisions got us in a bit of trouble'

Apr 23rd 2021, 11:04 PM 6,574 Views 4 Comments

Ulster threw away a 10-point lead to lose to Connacht in the Kingspan Stadium tonight.

Connacht steal it at the death with dramatic try in the game's last attack
# Late Late Show
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# Late Late Show

Connacht steal it at the death with dramatic try in the game's last attack

Apr 23rd 2021, 10:18 PM 38,230 Views 45 Comments

Connacht beat Ulster 26-24 at Kingspan Stadium in the opening game of the Rainbow Cup.

The Rainbow Cup kicks off tonight. But does anyone really care?
# Over The Rainbow
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# Over The Rainbow

The Rainbow Cup kicks off tonight. But does anyone really care?

Updated Apr 23rd 2021, 3:01 PM 40,351 Views 35 Comments

Rugby’s authorities have tried their best but this new tournament should have been kicked to touch a long time ago.

# connacht - Thursday 22 April, 2021

Addison set for long-awaited Ulster return against Connacht tomorrow
# Comeback
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# Comeback

Addison set for long-awaited Ulster return against Connacht tomorrow

Apr 22nd 2021, 1:36 PM 7,221 Views 11 Comments

Both provinces have named strong teams for the Rainbow Cup opener.

# connacht - Sunday 18 April, 2021

Here are the formats for this week's GAA provincial championship draws for the 2021 season
# Spin The Drum
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# Spin The Drum

Here are the formats for this week's GAA provincial championship draws for the 2021 season

Apr 18th 2021, 7:15 AM 9,586 Views 1 Comment

The draws take place over tomorrow and Tuesday.

# connacht - Saturday 3 April, 2021

Connacht's European season ends with high-scoring defeat to Leicester
# Over And Out
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# Over And Out

Connacht's European season ends with high-scoring defeat to Leicester

Apr 3rd 2021, 10:03 PM 17,691 Views 25 Comments

Andy Friend’s men scored 32 points but conceded 48 in their Challenge Cup clash.

# connacht - Friday 2 April, 2021

Friend insists Connacht out to break 'hoodoos' as he names side for Welford Road
# Tiger Raid
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# Tiger Raid

Friend insists Connacht out to break 'hoodoos' as he names side for Welford Road

Apr 2nd 2021, 12:50 PM 5,841 Views 4 Comments

It’s a showdown with Leicester tomorrow night.

# connacht - Wednesday 31 March, 2021

12 years on from Sixways success Connacht still hampered by English issue
# Hard Road
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# Hard Road

12 years on from Sixways success Connacht still hampered by English issue

Mar 31st 2021, 8:30 PM 15,218 Views 3 Comments

Andy Friend’s side take on Leicester Tigers in Welford Road this weekend, but wins on English soil are rare indeed for the Westerners.

# connacht - Tuesday 23 March, 2021

Bundee Aki gets four-game ban after red card against England
# Suspension
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# Suspension

Bundee Aki gets four-game ban after red card against England

Updated Mar 23rd 2021, 8:00 PM 41,655 Views 52 Comments

The ban comes as a big blow for Connacht ahead of their clash with Leicester.

# connacht - Monday 22 March, 2021

Connacht stunned by Scarlets comeback as 21-point interval lead slips away in Pro14 thriller
# Collapse
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# Collapse

Connacht stunned by Scarlets comeback as 21-point interval lead slips away in Pro14 thriller

Mar 22nd 2021, 9:59 PM 15,595 Views 33 Comments

Andy Friend’s side coasted to a 33-13 lead by half-time but only scored three points in the second half.

# connacht - Sunday 21 March, 2021

Tierney-Martin set for Connacht debut off the bench tomorrow night
# Team News
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# Team News

Tierney-Martin set for Connacht debut off the bench tomorrow night

Mar 21st 2021, 1:27 PM 9,428 Views 5 Comments

Andy Friend has rejigged his team for the visit to Scarlets.

# connacht - Saturday 13 March, 2021

Connacht fall to one point defeat against Edinburgh
# Pro14
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# Pro14

Connacht fall to one point defeat against Edinburgh

Mar 13th 2021, 10:14 PM 8,370 Views 32 Comments

Andy Friend’s side went down 15-14 at the Sportsground after captain Jarrad Butler was sent off.

Dead rubber can offer a little bounce for Connacht
# Opportunity Knocks
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# Opportunity Knocks

Dead rubber can offer a little bounce for Connacht

Mar 13th 2021, 6:15 AM 4,758 Views 3 Comments

It’s a Connacht side with debuts and full debuts to celebrate.

# connacht - Friday 12 March, 2021

Connacht young guns set for milestones as Friend shakes things up for Edinburgh clash
# Western Promise
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# Western Promise

Connacht young guns set for milestones as Friend shakes things up for Edinburgh clash

Mar 12th 2021, 12:23 PM 6,151 Views 4 Comments

The Sportsground hosts tomorrow night’s action.

# connacht - Wednesday 10 March, 2021

Tigers the focus for Connacht as they prepare to rotate in Pro14
# Opportunity Knocks
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# Opportunity Knocks

Tigers the focus for Connacht as they prepare to rotate in Pro14

Mar 10th 2021, 6:44 AM 6,503 Views 2 Comments

Andy Friend and Denis Buckley have their eye on European silverware.

# connacht - Tuesday 9 March, 2021

Leinster and Munster both facing tricky European routes
# Draw
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# Draw

Leinster and Munster both facing tricky European routes

Mar 9th 2021, 4:53 PM 6,525 Views 6 Comments

Ulster and Connacht will be targeting Challenge Cup success.

Connacht to travel to Leicester as Ulster draw Quins in Challenge Cup
# Fixtures
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# Fixtures

Connacht to travel to Leicester as Ulster draw Quins in Challenge Cup

Mar 9th 2021, 12:33 PM 6,168 Views 16 Comments

Both provinces will be away from home in the round of 16.

# connacht - Saturday 6 March, 2021

Munster set to 'embrace' Pro14 final as they look to end 10-year trophy drought
# Finalists
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# Finalists

Munster set to 'embrace' Pro14 final as they look to end 10-year trophy drought

Mar 6th 2021, 7:00 AM 27,334 Views 34 Comments

Johann van Graan’s side secured their place with a narrow victory over Connacht last night.

# connacht - Friday 5 March, 2021

'Big games get won by special moments' - Van Graan hails Haley's solo score
# Magic Moment
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# Magic Moment

'Big games get won by special moments' - Van Graan hails Haley's solo score

Mar 5th 2021, 10:22 PM 11,342 Views 39 Comments

The Munster fullback produced a brilliant solo score to help his side secure a Pro14 final spot.

Van Graan's Munster seal Pro14 final spot after edging past Connacht
# Decider
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# Decider

Van Graan's Munster seal Pro14 final spot after edging past Connacht

Mar 5th 2021, 9:21 PM 35,287 Views 174 Comments

The southern province will have a chance to end their 10-year trophy drought later this month.

Munster look to seal Pro14 final spot as Connacht bid for upset in Limerick
# On The Verge
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# On The Verge

Munster look to seal Pro14 final spot as Connacht bid for upset in Limerick

Mar 5th 2021, 6:00 AM 7,094 Views 6 Comments

Both sides have made notable changes for the clash at Thomond Park.

# connacht - Thursday 4 March, 2021

'If we win this weekend, 100% it’s possible': O'Halloran intent on chasing down Munster
# In The Hunt
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# In The Hunt

'If we win this weekend, 100% it’s possible': O'Halloran intent on chasing down Munster

Mar 4th 2021, 6:55 AM 6,313 Views 7 Comments

The fullback knows Connacht must whittle Munster’s lead by at least four points tomorrow.

# connacht - Friday 26 February, 2021

Bundee Aki's last minute try seals victory for Connacht in Treviso
# Just In Time
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# Just In Time

Bundee Aki's last minute try seals victory for Connacht in Treviso

Feb 26th 2021, 7:42 PM 12,881 Views 14 Comments

Connacht beat Benetton Treviso 19-17 to keep the pressure on Munster in Conference B.

Control key as Connacht bring big guns to Benetton
# Steady As She Goes
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# Steady As She Goes

Control key as Connacht bring big guns to Benetton

Feb 26th 2021, 7:00 AM 3,344 Views 1 Comment

The western province are riding high in Conference B and ought to have plenty in reserve in Treviso.

# connacht - Wednesday 24 February, 2021

Dowling delighted to have back issue behind him as he settles in with Connacht From The42

Dowling delighted to have back issue behind him as he settles in with Connacht

Feb 24th 2021, 7:00 AM 4,575 Views 1 Comment

The second row endured a long wait and rehab before he got to pull on the green jersey this month.

# connacht - Tuesday 23 February, 2021

Connacht generating alternative to Aki's innate energy
# Catalyst
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# Catalyst

Connacht generating alternative to Aki's innate energy

Feb 23rd 2021, 7:00 AM 7,771 Views 2 Comments

The centre is an irreplaceable personality in any team, but Connacht have worked at how they operate in his absence.

# connacht - Monday 22 February, 2021

Friend backs Connacht to make the next step as season hots up
# On The Up
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# On The Up

Friend backs Connacht to make the next step as season hots up

Feb 22nd 2021, 7:00 AM 6,493 Views 21 Comments

The Connacht coach believes his team can get significantly better.

# connacht - Saturday 20 February, 2021

Wootton the hero as Connacht secure bonus point win over Cardiff
# Gael Force
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# Gael Force

Wootton the hero as Connacht secure bonus point win over Cardiff

Feb 20th 2021, 9:39 PM 25,475 Views 28 Comments

Andy Friend’s side beat their Conference B rivals in a tense encounter at The Sportsground.

# connacht - Tuesday 2 February, 2021

Connacht 'heading in the right direction' as trio return to training
# Room To Improve
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# Room To Improve

Connacht 'heading in the right direction' as trio return to training

Feb 2nd 2021, 12:42 PM 4,194 Views 0 Comments

Paddy McAllister, Tiernan O’Halloran and Eoghan Masterson are all back training ahead of Friday’s game against the Dragons.

# connacht - Sunday 24 January, 2021

Connacht give up strong half-time lead to lose at home to the Ospreys
# Frustration
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# Frustration

Connacht give up strong half-time lead to lose at home to the Ospreys

Jan 24th 2021, 4:57 PM 9,742 Views 29 Comments

Andy Friend’s men were second best as the Ospreys won in Ireland for the first time in more than four years.

Connacht buoyant for bonus game against Ospreys
# Pro14
From The42
# Pro14

Connacht buoyant for bonus game against Ospreys

Jan 24th 2021, 8:30 AM 5,828 Views 2 Comments

With a dearth of fixtures about, there is a sense of delight among players just to have a game.

# connacht - Thursday 21 January, 2021

Clarity key for Connacht and Dillane
# Focus
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# Focus

Clarity key for Connacht and Dillane

Jan 21st 2021, 6:17 AM 5,316 Views 1 Comment

The Westerners were left frustrated by muddled information against Munster.

# connacht - Wednesday 20 January, 2021

'We can’t just roll it out for the inter-pros': Connacht intent on showing their 'New Us'
# Consistency
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# Consistency

'We can’t just roll it out for the inter-pros': Connacht intent on showing their 'New Us'

Jan 20th 2021, 6:23 AM 4,263 Views 0 Comments

Hitting their stride for derbies and stuttering overseas isn’t acceptable for Andy Friend.

# connacht - Tuesday 19 January, 2021

'Positive' contract outlook for Friend as Aki nears return
# Connacht
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# Connacht

'Positive' contract outlook for Friend as Aki nears return

Jan 19th 2021, 12:34 PM 4,836 Views 6 Comments

The Australian says he is happy in Connacht and hopes to ink a new deal soon.

Reigning All-Ireland champions Galway to face Mayo in Connacht opener
# Underage
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# Underage

Reigning All-Ireland champions Galway to face Mayo in Connacht opener

Jan 19th 2021, 8:02 AM 6,967 Views 0 Comments

This year’s Connacht U20 and minor championship draws were made last night.

# connacht - Thursday 14 January, 2021

Connacht hoping to extend head coach Friend's contract into next season
# Negotiations
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# Negotiations

Connacht hoping to extend head coach Friend's contract into next season

Jan 14th 2021, 11:00 AM 6,263 Views 6 Comments

The Australian has proven hugely popular with players and supporters alike since arriving in 2018.

# connacht - Tuesday 12 January, 2021

Munster v Leinster a tasty Six Nations trial but Farrell may have concerns
# Schedule
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# Schedule

Munster v Leinster a tasty Six Nations trial but Farrell may have concerns

Jan 12th 2021, 7:30 PM 11,336 Views 16 Comments

Connacht and Ulster don’t have any senior games scheduled before the Six Nations.

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