Late blitz seals Sligo IT victory
Queen’s 0-8 Sligo IT 1-9 (after extra-time)
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New Zealand have made five changes from the side which inflicted a 49-3 humiliation on Scotland last week for Saturday’s clash with Ireland.
Thu, 18 Nov, 2010
WITH a year to go to Rugby World Cup 2011, tournament organisers in New Zealand says preparations are well on track, despite last week’s earthquake near Christchurch.
Fri, 10 Sep, 2010
Canterbury fly-half Colin Slade has won the battle to be Aaron Cruden’s back-up for New Zealand’s final Tri Nations match against Australia in Sydney on September 11.
Wed, 01 Sep, 2010
GRAHAM HENRY expects his New Zealand side to face a much-changed South Africa one when the two countries meet in the Tri-Nations on Saturday.
Wed, 18 Aug, 2010
NEW ZEALAND have made three changes to the side that hammered Australia 49-28 in Melbourne on Saturday for this weekend’s return match in Christchurch.
Wed, 04 Aug, 2010
New Zealand have made three changes to the side that hammered Australia 49-28 in Melbourne on Saturday for this weekend's return match in Christchurch.
Tue, 03 Aug, 2010
SOUTH AFRICA lock Victor Matfield was yesterday despairing at the way Irish referees Alan Lewis and Alain Rolland have policed the breakdown, following his side’s second successive Tri Nations defeat to New Zealand in Wellington on Saturday.
Mon, 19 Jul, 2010
SOUTH AFRICA out-half Morne Steyn insists there will be no knee-jerk reaction to last week’s Tri Nations destruction at the hands of the All Blacks when the sides meet again in Wellington tomorrow (8.35am).
Fri, 16 Jul, 2010
SOUTH AFRICA lock Bakkies Botha has apologised to his team-mates after being banned for his head-butt on New Zealand scrum-half Jimmy Cowan.
Mon, 12 Jul, 2010
WHILE the Super 14 is more commonly associated with dazzling backs and fingertip handling, it’s the forward-oriented pursuit of the lineout that is the primary focus at international level as the 2010 Tri Nations hovers into view.
Fri, 09 Jul, 2010
NEW ZEALAND yesterday filed an official complaint over what they believe was an eye-gouge on prop Tony Woodcock following their crushing win over France in Marseilles on Saturday.
Mon, 30 Nov, 2009
NEW ZEALAND coach Graham Henry claims uncertainty over scrum laws is ruining the game for spectators after watching his second-string side labour to victory over Italy at the San Siro on Saturday.
Mon, 16 Nov, 2009
FLY HALF Mike Delany will make his New Zealand debut alongside backs Tamati Ellison and Ben Smith in Saturday’s test against Italy at Milan’s San Siro on Saturday.
Thu, 12 Nov, 2009
NEW ZEALAND coach Graham Henry has made five changes and two positional switches to his starting line-up for the dead rubber Tri-Nations match against Australia in Wellington.
Thu, 17 Sep, 2009
Connacht have made four changes to the side which beat Munster for their Magners League clash against Leinster at Donnybrook on Friday (kick off: 7.30pm).
Thu, 01 Jan, 2009
Michael Bradley has made two changes to the Connacht side to face Rugby Rovigo in the European Challenge Cup at the Sportsground on Friday (6.30pm).
Thu, 11 Dec, 2008
FORMER Irish international Johnny O’Connor is ruled out of the Connacht squad for tomorrow’s European Challenge Cup clash against Rugby Rovigo at the Sportsground (6.30pm).
Thu, 11 Dec, 2008
Daniel Riordan and Andrew Browne come into a Connacht side to play Rugby Rovigo in the European Challenge Cup in Italy on Saturday.
Wed, 03 Dec, 2008
ULSTER smoothly moved into the Magners League mid-table after a seven-try blitz against Connacht at Ravenhill last night.
Sat, 29 Nov, 2008
Former Ireland Schools captain Gavin Duffy will fill that role for Connacht for the first time when his side take on Ulster in the Magners League at Ravenhill on Friday night (kick off 7.30pm).
Thu, 27 Nov, 2008
GEORGE HOOK ruffled more than a few feathers after Munster’s narrow defeat to New Zealand last week when he claimed that Leinster would never have been able to produce a similar performance under the same straitened circumstances.
Thu, 27 Nov, 2008
Connacht have been boosted by the return from injury of winger Mike Roberts and lock Michael Swift for their trip to the Arms Park on Friday evening (7.10pm) to take on Cardiff Blues.
Tue, 23 Sep, 2008
Michael Bradley has made three changes to his side for Friday’s final Magners League clash of the season against the Ospreys at the Sportsground, kick-off at 6.30pm.
Thu, 08 May, 2008
Connacht captain Andrew Farley has extended his contract for another season.
Tue, 08 Apr, 2008
Prop John Lyne and lock Andrew Browne will make their first competitive starts for Connacht in Friday's Magners League clash with Edinburgh at Murrayfield (kick off: 7.30pm).
Thu, 20 Mar, 2008
Coach Michael Bradley has chosen a 25-man Connacht squad ahead of their Magners League clash with Edinburgh in Murrayfield on Friday (kick off: 7.30pm).
Wed, 19 Mar, 2008
Galwegians provide nine of the Connacht A side to play Ulster 'A' in Enniskillen on Tuesday (kick off: 5pm).
Mon, 10 Mar, 2008
Keith Matthews will start for Connacht for the first time since November against Leinster in the Magners League at The Sportsground on Friday, kick-off at 7.30pm.
Thu, 28 Feb, 2008
Conor McPhillips will start for the first time since November on the Connacht side to play The Ospreys in the Magners League at The Liberty Stadium on Saturday, kick-off at 5.30pm.
Fri, 15 Feb, 2008
Number eight John Muldoon and hooker John Fogarty have made their way back from injury to be part of a 25-man Connacht squad to play The Ospreys in the Magners League at The Liberty Stadium on Saturday (kick off: 5.30pm).
Thu, 14 Feb, 2008
Michael Bradley has made three changes to his side for Connacht’s European Challenge Cup clash with Brive at the Sportsground on Friday (kick off: 6.30pm).
Thu, 17 Jan, 2008
Connacht coach Michael Bradley has made three changes to his team ahead of their European Challenge Cup clash with Cetransa El Salvador at the Capo de Pepe Rojo on Sunday (kick-off 12.30pm).
Thu, 10 Jan, 2008
Connacht have announced a 24-man squad for their fifth round European Challenge Cup encounter with Cetransa El Salvador at the Capo de Pepe Rojo on Sunday (kick off 12.30pm).
Wed, 09 Jan, 2008
There has been a late change to the Connacht team to face Llanelli tonight with outside centre Daniel Riordan unable to take part due to illness.
Fri, 04 Jan, 2008
Former Ireland international Matt Mostyn will play for Connacht for the first time since November 2006 in Friday's Magners League clash with the Llanelli Scarlets at the Sportsground (kick off 6.30pm).
Thu, 03 Jan, 2008
Connacht coach Michael Bradley has taken an 'if it ain't broke, don't fix it' approach to Sunday’s European Challenge Cup tie against Newcastle Falcons at Kingston Park by naming an unchanged side.
Fri, 14 Dec, 2007
CONNACHT coach Michael Bradley has warned his side against complacency following their dramatic 16-13 European Challenge Cup victory over Newcastle Falcons.
Thu, 13 Dec, 2007
Michael Bradley has gone with an unchanged side Con for Connacht's European Challenge Cup Round 3 encounter with Newcastle Falcons at the Sportsground on Friday (kick off 6:30pm).
Thu, 06 Dec, 2007
ALL BLACKS prop Carl Hayman will make his full debut for Newcastle in tomorrow night’s European Challenge Cup clash against Connacht at the Sportsground (6.30pm).
Thu, 06 Dec, 2007