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# John Muldoon

Last week
26th November 2023 - 2nd December 2023
Connacht set to welcome back Hansen for Leinster clash
Bundee Aki will not be available for Saturday’s game at The Sportsground.
This year
John Muldoon to join Connacht coaching team next season
The former Connacht player will join Pete Wilkins’ coaching team with responsibility for the lineout and maul.
All time
‘Horrible, derogatory, disrespectful’ - the sledging Connacht had to endure
Michael Swift reflects on his 15-year career with Connacht and predicts a big season for Andy Friend’s side.
Connacht legend Muldoon to step up as forwards coach at Bristol under Lam
The 36-year-old Irishman joined the Premiership club as defence coach last year.
Keatley and Sexton grab tries, while Irish trio make Pro D2 team of the week
It was another busy weekend abroad for a raft of Irish-qualified players.
Connacht reject Healy's claim of disrespectful behaviour
The sides meet in Saturday’s Pro14 inter-pro at the Sportsground.
'You have to put your feet in their shoes': John Muldoon's first steps in coaching
After 17 years at the Sportsground, the Connacht legend is now defence coach under Pat Lam at Bristol.
Lam's Irish-influenced Bristol Bears have big ambitions for the Premiership
Former Ireland U19 international Piers O’Conor has been impressed by the likes of Ian Madigan.
Muldoon ready 'to break that cord with Connacht' as Bristol host Westerners
“I’m very proud of the fact that I spent so much time with Connacht as a player, but the reality is that they have to move on and it’s the same with me.”
'The lads in Munster were worse, they were calling me John MulCopey!'
Robin Copeland opted for a move to Connacht this summer.
Keane hoping Muldoon's day in the sun can inspire bright days ahead
After a week of looking back on the John Muldoon era, Connacht have to look ahead at how they will improve next season.
Reluctant hero Muldoon bows out a loyal legend of the west
The superb back row leaves a legacy of ambition and humility as departs the Sportsground.
'I was in dreamland when we won the Pro12, but this...': Muldoon bows out on a high
The departing captain will ‘watch from afar’ and hopes to see Connacht unleash performances like this more often .
Seven-try Connacht rout Leinster on fitting farewell bash for John Muldoon
The retiring captain even kicked a conversion in a record Connacht win over their rivals to the east.
Muldoon bows out as a Connacht great after leading them to new heights
The Portumna man moves on to Bristol next season but leaves behind a fine legacy.
'Loyalty, leadership, heart and passion': Connacht produce fitting Muldoon tribute video
The people of Connacht say thanks to their captain.
Byrne at 10 and Carbery at 15 as Leinster look to spoil Muldoon's party
The Connacht captain will make his final appearance for the province before retirement tomorrow.
Keane confident Connacht can produce a fitting performance for Muldoon's send off
The western province round off a disappointing season against Leinster on Saturday.
'I’m proudest of being a one-club man, staying here when there were a lot of dark clouds'
The Connacht captain will play his last game for his province this weekend before taking up a coaching role in Bristol.
John Muldoon to link up with Pat Lam again as Bristol's defence coach
The Connacht legend is moving straight into professional coaching after he retires from playing.
Connacht out-gunned by Gloucester in crazy Challenge Cup quarter-final
The western province refused to lie down as they shared eight tries with the Premiership side.
Connacht confirm the signing of Robin Copeland from Munster
The Wexford man has signed a two-year deal with the western province.
'These are moments you can never get back': Muldoon determined to make final matches count
While the rest of the Pro14 schedule has been snowed under, Connacht will face a formidable task at altitude in Bloemfontein.
Dillane starts for Connacht against Cheetahs in Bloemfontein
The Ireland second row has travelled to South Africa for this weekend’s Pro14 game.
Best in the West: John Muldoon will retire at the end of the season
The pride of Portumna will ride off into the sunset in May.
Error-strewn but absorbing as Connacht go down to bonus-points defeat in Cardiff
The Westerners were beaten by six points but racked up four tries in the process.
'Zebo has put Irish career on back-burner' - Connacht skipper Muldoon
John Muldoon says he was often tempted to leave his native province.
Matt Healy among the Connacht big guns to return for Ulster battle
Kieran Marmion is set to make his 100th Championship appearance for the province while captain John Muldoon is also named to start.
'We found a niche in the market for a year but that won't win you a competition now'
Connacht must remain patient under new management, but results need to come to build confidence says John Muldoon.
'We didn't fire a shot': Another Connacht loss leaves Keane short of words
But deep in thought.
Blunt first half paves way for late suffering as Cardiff win in Galway
Darragh Leader’s try and brilliant conversion in the second half looked set to give Connacht a hard-fought win until Willis Halaholo popped up.
JVDF to the fore as Leinster secure home Pro12 semi with bonus point win in Galway
The eastern province scored five tries to ruin John Muldoon’s 300th cap party.
It's a landmark day for John Muldoon and Connacht have produced a spine-tingling tribute
Muldoon plays his 300th game for Connacht today.
'I didn’t think I'd make it': John Muldoon proud to take 300th Connacht cap
“From two or three years ago I thought it was attainable to reach 300 caps. But at the end of last season I didn’t really care about it after I had that trophy.”
Connacht edge towards Champions Cup places with bonus-point win
It’s a fourth win in a row for Pat Lam’s side.
'Thomond Park, Connacht v Munster... That would have been some day'
Connacht captain John Muldoon will watch Toulouse’s trip with some regrets.
After 291 games, Muldoon is 'honoured' to play on for Connacht under new regime
The long-serving flanker yesterday signed a new contract with the province and he said it was a no-brainer.
Cooney makes move to out-half as Connacht change five for Zebre
Pat Lam’s side are in action in the Sportsground tomorrow.
Robbie Keane and Olympic heroes honoured as People of the Year
The list also includes some extraordinary acts of heroism.
Muldoon hopeful that 'maturing' Connacht squad can start winning with a bit to spare
The Westerners don’t need any further warning about how dangerous Zebre can be on home turf.