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Saturday 9 December 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# western promise

This year
Arthur O'Dea: Young Sligo footballers shaping county's destiny from within
This place has long been depicted through the impressions of outsiders passing through.
Last year
Jack Carty the star turn as Connacht win at Scarlets for first time since 2004
The Ireland out-half kicked 14 points.
All time
Connacht young guns set for milestones as Friend shakes things up for Edinburgh clash
The Sportsground hosts tomorrow night’s action.
'I missed a penalty, we lost the game and Roy sent me home with my arse well reddened'
Irish striker Ronan Murray is making a fresh start after nine years in England.
Slow progress for Connacht in search for new home
“Sometimes the timelines that we would like to move on aren’t matching timelines of others,” says CEO Willie Ruane.
Former Norwich defender planning to follow Seamus Coleman's path
Kyle Callan-McFadden of Sligo Rovers believes the League of Ireland can be a launchpad for his career.
Lee Keegan and Westport savour first Connacht title win against Ballinamore
The Connacht Junior Football title is also going back to Mayo after Louisburgh beat Creggs of Roscommon.
'The trophy represents serious inspiration for the west of Ireland, but it’s now part of history'
Pat Lam is coming down hard on any signs of complacency in Galway.
Mayo's Pakistani youngster thanks skipper for forcing him to take up Gaelic football
Shairoze Akram is now an All-Ireland winner.
'There's no doubt we need a stadium': Lam looking to build on and off the pitch
The western province are looking to build for the future off the back of an unprecedented season of success.
Two talented backs from Galway get two-year deals at Connacht
The western province continue to underline the importance of homegrown talent.
Muldoon driven by prospect of sending 'poor relation' Connacht to the big time on merit
A win over Scarlets on Sunday would be another big step towards Champions Cup qualification for the Connacht captain.
Debutant Muliaina not on the score-sheet, but Connacht put 43 points on Zebre
The All Black legend played a part in the opening try of the night and was called ashore as Lam’s men ran riot.
Lock in: McCarthy back in harness for Connacht
The formidable international second row is one of two welcome changes ahead of Biarritz’ visit to the Sportsground.