Connacht’s big chance

SATURDAY’S Rabo Direct Pro12 home tie with Treviso (5pm) offers Connacht a chance to match last season’s return during the Six Nations period. Once again they are on course for three wins from four....

Ohlstrom the Knocknacarra hero in Connacht Junior Cup

Eric Ohlstrom was the Knocknacarra hero as his second goal of the day was enough to give his side a 4-3 extra-time win over MD Town and in the process set up a home...

Galway WFC fall to their bogey side DLR Waves for third time

DLR Waves  3 Galway WFC  2 The Dunlaoire-based DLR Waves continue to hold the Indian sign over the Galway side as they registered their third win of the season over Nigel Keady’s charges in...

Connacht make no mistake

Zebre    19 Connacht 27 OPTIMISM is abound in Connacht again after a second win on the bounce in the RaboDirect Pro12, the first time they’ve managed that all season. The westerners...

Breathnach proves the top man in indoor shot putt again

SEAN Breathnach of Galway City Harriers produced an outstanding performance to retain the National Senior Indoor Championships shot putt title in Athlone last weekend. Breathnach, no stranger to success at national...

Connacht’s Griffin heading into exile

CONNACHT’S squad-building preparations for next season have been dealt a blow with confirmation that first-choice centre, Eoin Griffin, has signed for London Irish. The 23-year-old Galway native’s contract with the province...


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