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# west-is-best - Sunday 23 August, 2020

Friend's impressive Connacht notch deserved bonus-point win over Ulster
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Friend's impressive Connacht notch deserved bonus-point win over Ulster

Aug 23rd 2020, 6:34 PM 32,825 Views 46 Comments

Bundee Aki scored a powerful try on his 100th appearance for the province.

# west-is-best - Sunday 8 December, 2019

Biggest win of Bilic's reign sees West Brom reclaim top spot from Leeds
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Biggest win of Bilic's reign sees West Brom reclaim top spot from Leeds

Dec 8th 2019, 4:29 PM 5,866 Views 2 Comments

The Baggies trounced Swansea City this afternoon to return to the summit of the Championship table.

# west-is-best - Saturday 2 March, 2019

Connacht hit Ospreys for six to record their biggest win of the season
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Connacht hit Ospreys for six to record their biggest win of the season

Mar 2nd 2019, 5:37 PM 13,360 Views 13 Comments

Andy Friend’s side had the bonus point secured by half-time in a very convincing home win.

# west-is-best - Thursday 14 February, 2019

Murray settling into new surroundings after departure from double winners
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Murray settling into new surroundings after departure from double winners

Feb 14th 2019, 1:41 PM 4,849 Views 0 Comments

The Sligo Rovers man will be playing for a new club this season for the third consecutive year.

# west-is-best - Tuesday 12 February, 2019

Russell Westbrook broke a 51-year-old Wilt Chamberlain record last night
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Russell Westbrook broke a 51-year-old Wilt Chamberlain record last night

Feb 12th 2019, 11:35 AM 5,228 Views 11 Comments

OKC star recorded a triple-double for the 10th straight game.

# west-is-best - Thursday 17 January, 2019

'A great day for them and a great day for Connacht': Friend salutes international call-ups
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'A great day for them and a great day for Connacht': Friend salutes international call-ups

Jan 17th 2019, 10:09 AM 4,296 Views 4 Comments

The Connacht head coach marvelled over his trio of uncapped players who have been called up for international duty.

# west-is-best - Monday 30 April, 2018

Bray's struggles continue as Sligo end their run of five home games without a win
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Bray's struggles continue as Sligo end their run of five home games without a win

Apr 30th 2018, 10:30 PM 2,756 Views 1 Comment

The victory sees Ger Lyttle’s side move up to seventh in the table, while the Seagulls stay bottom.

# west-is-best - Sunday 25 December, 2016

'We've come this far, we'll do it our way': Connacht's unbelievable day in the sun
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'We've come this far, we'll do it our way': Connacht's unbelievable day in the sun

Dec 25th 2016, 8:00 PM 17,255 Views 8 Comments

Aly Muldowney was in the heart of everything at Murrayfield.

# west-is-best - Thursday 24 November, 2016

Boshoff in line for debut and Buckley returns as Connacht name strong side for Cardiff visit
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Boshoff in line for debut and Buckley returns as Connacht name strong side for Cardiff visit

Nov 24th 2016, 12:43 PM 3,787 Views 6 Comments

The Springbok will start on the bench tomorrow night in Galway.

# west-is-best - Sunday 28 August, 2016

Tennis balls to pitbulls: How Lam and Ellis made Connacht skills the envy of everyone
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Tennis balls to pitbulls: How Lam and Ellis made Connacht skills the envy of everyone

Aug 28th 2016, 9:00 AM 9,008 Views 3 Comments

“We have a saying in Connacht that we share the workload. It’s not about getting forwards and wrecking them so they can’t run with 20 minutes to go.”

# west-is-best - Friday 12 August, 2016

Stephen Bradley suffers first league defeat as Sligo win thriller at the Showgrounds
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Stephen Bradley suffers first league defeat as Sligo win thriller at the Showgrounds

Aug 12th 2016, 10:00 PM 3,053 Views 2 Comments

Dave Robertson’s side enjoyed a 3-2 win over the Dublin side.

# west-is-best - Sunday 19 June, 2016

Ronan Kennedy leads the way as Leitrim win an All-Ireland qualifier for just the second time
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Ronan Kennedy leads the way as Leitrim win an All-Ireland qualifier for just the second time

Jun 19th 2016, 6:16 PM 8,917 Views 4 Comments

Shane Ward’s side have ended Waterford’s campaign.

# west-is-best - Tuesday 31 May, 2016

12 big steps in Connacht's brilliant title-winning season
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12 big steps in Connacht's brilliant title-winning season

May 31st 2016, 10:47 AM 9,050 Views 10 Comments

There was a lot of important groundwork laid long before Saturday’s terrific Pro12 Grand Final display.

# west-is-best - Wednesday 25 May, 2016

'What fuels blind faith?': Connacht's video marking their long-term vision is brilliantly spine-tingling
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'What fuels blind faith?': Connacht's video marking their long-term vision is brilliantly spine-tingling

May 25th 2016, 3:32 PM 10,807 Views 13 Comments

There’s just something in my eye…

# west-is-best - Friday 8 April, 2016

Galway's fine form continues as they move up to third with another home win
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Galway's fine form continues as they move up to third with another home win

Apr 8th 2016, 9:57 PM 4,685 Views 4 Comments

Disappointment for Finn Harps at Eamonn Deacy Park.

# west-is-best - Sunday 27 March, 2016

Lam determined to build a legacy in Connacht
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Lam determined to build a legacy in Connacht

Mar 27th 2016, 3:03 AM 9,906 Views 16 Comments

‘The boys know I cannot stand running straight into people. They know I expect some expression, I expect us to have options.’

# west-is-best - Wednesday 9 March, 2016

Comeback trail boost as Connacht scrum-half Cooney extends contract
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Comeback trail boost as Connacht scrum-half Cooney extends contract

Mar 9th 2016, 11:44 AM 5,071 Views 5 Comments

A Heineken Cup-winner with Leinster, Cooney went west on a loan deal last season.

# west-is-best - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

Delaney backs Mayo plans to have League of Ireland team
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Delaney backs Mayo plans to have League of Ireland team

Jan 27th 2016, 12:16 PM 7,085 Views 13 Comments

The county is also hoping to host at least two international fixtures in the next four years.

# west-is-best - Monday 8 September, 2014

Carty's cross-field kick for Connacht and the rest of the weekend's Pro12 action
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Carty's cross-field kick for Connacht and the rest of the weekend's Pro12 action

Sep 8th 2014, 8:00 AM 10,172 Views 3 Comments

The western province were flying the flag as Ireland’s only winners at the weekend.

# west-is-best - Friday 23 May, 2014

Kiwi influx means Connacht can re-join Europe's elite in 2015
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Kiwi influx means Connacht can re-join Europe's elite in 2015

May 23rd 2014, 7:15 PM 6,079 Views 13 Comments

Former Connacht hooker Adrian Flavin reviews the province’s season and tips them to qualify for the Rugby Champions Cup.

# west-is-best - Thursday 8 May, 2014

One of their own: Connacht appoint ex-fullback Willie Ruane as new CEO
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One of their own: Connacht appoint ex-fullback Willie Ruane as new CEO

May 8th 2014, 3:28 PM 3,953 Views 12 Comments

Ruane, who represented his province and Galwegians in the 1990s, will take over in the summer after 15 years in the banking sector.

# west-is-best - Thursday 12 December, 2013

'David ran to Goliath': This video has us pumped for Connacht's rematch with Toulouse
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'David ran to Goliath': This video has us pumped for Connacht's rematch with Toulouse

Dec 12th 2013, 4:23 PM 4,389 Views 4 Comments

The Sportsground is all sold out for Saturday’s visit of the four-time champions.

# west-is-best - Sunday 1 December, 2013

Mayo star Cora Staunton inspires Carnacon to All-Ireland club championship
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Mayo star Cora Staunton inspires Carnacon to All-Ireland club championship

Dec 1st 2013, 3:54 PM 3,777 Views 0 Comments

Donaghmoyne were left ruing an awful tally of 16 wides in Carrick-on-Shannon.

# west-is-best - Sunday 15 September, 2013

Galway double their pleasure with All-Ireland Camogie glory
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Galway double their pleasure with All-Ireland Camogie glory

Sep 15th 2013, 5:52 PM 6,633 Views 10 Comments

Ailish O’Reilly’s first half goal proved the catalyst in a scrappy affair at Croke Park.

# west-is-best - Tuesday 20 August, 2013

Fionn Carr reveals he turned down Leinster contract for Connacht return
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Fionn Carr reveals he turned down Leinster contract for Connacht return

Aug 20th 2013, 3:31 PM 3,764 Views 6 Comments

The winger missed out on famous Heineken Cup clashes out West but is eager for big nights in Galway this season.

# west-is-best - Saturday 17 August, 2013

Straight from Machu Picchu in Peru, it's the Mayo 4 Sam girls
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Straight from Machu Picchu in Peru, it's the Mayo 4 Sam girls

Aug 17th 2013, 8:36 PM 5,713 Views 23 Comments

First Hernán Cortés conquers the place, then these ladies from Ballina show up.

# west-is-best - Wednesday 31 July, 2013

13 things you know for sure if you're from Galway
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13 things you know for sure if you're from Galway

Jul 31st 2013, 9:35 PM 93,569 Views 107 Comments

Never go near the swans at the Claddagh, for example.

# west-is-best - Sunday 28 July, 2013

Galway book spot in All-Ireland Minor semi's after pulling clear of Laois
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Galway book spot in All-Ireland Minor semi's after pulling clear of Laois

Jul 28th 2013, 2:07 PM 2,278 Views 0 Comments

The Tribesmen were losing by three points after a lightning Laois start but rallied emphatically.

# west-is-best - Friday 7 December, 2012

As it happened: Connacht v Biarritz, Heineken Cup From The42
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As it happened: Connacht v Biarritz, Heineken Cup