Injury crisis puts pressure on Carty ahead of return leg with Wasps

ABOUT this time last year, Connacht Rugby was experiencing an injury crisis in the out-half position. A whole load of backs, who are not normally place kickers, began practicing kicks off the tee, just in...

Heartbreak for heroic Connacht against French aristocrats

Toulouse 19 Connacht 10 THERE is an outrageously positive element to Sunday’s heartbreaking defeat for Connacht in the south of France. Jump back ten years in your mind and try and contemplate how unlikely this fixture would...
Connacht centre Craig Ronaldson who landed the insurance penalty in their vital Guinness Pro12 win over Cardiff Blues on Sunday.

Internationals return for Connacht’s critical home league tie against the Dragons

THE banter up at the Sportsground all week centred on the return of Connacht’s four Ireland players from international duty. When Tiernan O’Halloran, Findlay Bealham, Kieran Marmion and Ultan Dillane came back from Six Nations’...

Thomond thumping for below strength Connacht

Munster 39 Connacht 13 Six points from three games isn’t a bad return for Connacht from their Christmas inter-provincial endeavours. They can honestly feel they moved the project forward even if the last 20 minutes of...

Ruthless Connacht run riot against Ulster

Connacht 44 Ulster 16 SO Connacht finish 2017 with their best performance of the year and a record breaking one at that. Highest ever points haul against a provincial side and a biggest ever win over...

Corofin camp see the bright side of late postponement of club quarter-final

STEPHEN GLENNON IN LONDON COROFIN management and players were left disappointed after their All-Ireland senior club quarter-final against Fulham Gaels of London in Ruislip was called off at the 11th hour due to extreme weather...


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