Glasgow Warriors 27 Connacht 17
Sat, 22 Sep, 2012
Winning has almost become a habit for Leinster in the RaboDirect Pro 12 league this season but on Saturday they were given a reminder that past form does not guarantee success.
Mon, 27 Feb, 2012
It was anything but pretty at the Galway Sportsground but there was immense relief for the 4,189 home supporters when Connacht scraped a late draw on Saturday night.
Mon, 20 Feb, 2012
Connacht will view this evening’s Pro12 fixture against Glasgow Warriors at the Galway Sportsground (5.30pm) as a must-win if they want to improve on last season’s league finish.
Sat, 18 Feb, 2012
ISAAC BOSS came off the bench to clinch Leinster’s place in the Heineken Cup last eight and leave them in the comfortable position of playing Montpellier at the RDS next week with only their seeding in the final stages at stake.
Mon, 16 Jan, 2012
PAUL MARSHALL is looking forward to what could be his last start for Ulster in the RaboDirect Pro 12 League for quite a while.
Fri, 25 Nov, 2011
THE loss of Ireland international Kevin McLaughlin and openside Dominic Ryan to ankle injuries leaves Joe Schmidt without 23 first choice players for Saturday’s trip to The Scarlets in the PRO12 League.
Mon, 19 Sep, 2011
LEINSTER back rower Dominic Ryan is looking forward to inflicting more torture on Glasgow Warriors at the RDS tonight (6pm) in the first of at least four encounters between the sides this season.
Sat, 17 Sep, 2011
A TRY either side of half time paved the way for Munster to maintain their winning start to the Rabo-Direct Pro12 and in the process created a new league record by winning a dozen games on the spin.
Sat, 10 Sep, 2011
MUNSTER may have found what they’ve been looking for, after signing Australian code-jumping sensation Will Chambers on a short-term contract.
Fri, 09 Sep, 2011
LUKE FITZGERALD will seek to put his World Cup disappointment behind him tonight when he takes his place in an unfamiliar and inexperienced Leinster side which begins its RaboDirect Pro12 campaign away to the Ospreys (7.05pm).
Fri, 02 Sep, 2011
Munster 22 Connacht 6
Sat, 07 May, 2011
RONAN O’GARA has warned his Munster team-mates to expect another series of tough challenges tonight against Connacht as the province tries to rebound from the trauma of last weekend’s European defeat to Harlequins.
Fri, 06 May, 2011
Fri, 15 Apr, 2011
A RIP-ROARING contest that could have gone either way before Connacht atoned for their slip-up in Italy to record their sixth home win on the trot.
Sat, 02 Apr, 2011
IT is redemption week for Connacht, according to coach Eric Elwood. After a disappointing loss to Aironi in Italy, Elwood is banking on home advantage to help the province record their sixth win on the trot at home to Edinburgh this evening.
Fri, 01 Apr, 2011
Keith Matthews will celebrate his 100th cap when he lines out for Connacht for tomorrow night’s Magners League against Edinburgh at the Sportground (kick-off 7.45pm).
Thu, 31 Mar, 2011
IT was the Italian hoodoo all over again as Connacht slumped to a 25-13 defeat away to Aironi on Saturday evening for their third Magners League defeat on Italian soil.
Mon, 28 Mar, 2011
ERIC ELWOOD has kept faith with the squad that has racked up five wins on the trot at home as Connacht look to record an away victory over Aironi this afternoon.
Sat, 26 Mar, 2011
Sat, 12 Mar, 2011
CONNACHT are targeting five home wins in a row for the first time since 2005 against Aironi in the Sportsgrounds tonight (7.45pm).
Fri, 11 Mar, 2011
CONNACHT climbed into eighth place in the Magners League table after securing a third successive win at the Galway Sportsground last night.
Sat, 05 Mar, 2011
CONNACHT will be looking to grab this evening’s opportunity at the Galway Sportsground (7.05pm) to again leapfrog Magners League opponents.
Fri, 04 Mar, 2011
WITH only their second try bonus point this season, Connacht produced a five-try blitz to dispose of the Glasgow Warriors at the Galway Sportsground last night.
Sat, 19 Feb, 2011
CONNACHT received a much needed boost with this victory on Saturday night, their first Magners League win since mid-September.
Mon, 14 Feb, 2011
CONNACHT face second-placed Scarlets in tonight’s Magners League tie at the Sportgrounds (7.35pm).
Sat, 12 Feb, 2011
CONNACHT bid to end their worst losing run since the game went professional over a decade and a half ago when they take on the Dragons at Rodney Parade this evening. (7.35pm).
Thu, 06 Jan, 2011
CONNACHT have suffered another serious injury blow with number eight Ezra Taylor ruled out until at least February after breaking a bone in his hand.
Fri, 31 Dec, 2010
Tue, 28 Dec, 2010
Sat, 18 Dec, 2010
CONNACHT coach Eric Elwood is hoping there will be no repeat of last year’s hammering at the hands of Edinburgh when the two sides meet this evening in Murrayfield (7.05pm).
Fri, 26 Nov, 2010
CONNACHT were denied their second home victory of the Magners League season when the Ospreys struck for a match-winning try in the 78th minute at the Galway Sportsground last night.
Sat, 20 Nov, 2010
CONNACHT’S young guns denied Manu Samoa a first win on their Northern Hemisphere tour at the Galway Sportsground last evening.
Wed, 10 Nov, 2010
CONNACHT’S proud tradition in Europe took a beating in Italy on Saturday night, falling to tournament newcomers and underdogs I Cavalieri Estra.
Mon, 11 Oct, 2010
CARDIFF BLUES knocked Munster off their perch at the top of the Magners League table with a comfortable victory over Connacht.
Fri, 01 Oct, 2010
CONNACHT coach Eric Elwood has slammed the “ridiculous” scheduling of their Magners League clash away to Cardiff Blues.
Thu, 30 Sep, 2010
IN a derby fixture in which no side forged ahead by more than three points, a 15-15 draw appeared a satisfactory result.
Mon, 27 Sep, 2010
GAME lost, but another goal achieved.
Mon, 13 Sep, 2010
CONNACHT head coach Eric Elwood is expecting the Scarlets to be smarting tomorrow after an opening-day Magners League loss against Benetton Treviso last weekend.
Fri, 10 Sep, 2010
ERIC ELWOOD had every reason to be “chuffed” about his side’s unexpected demolition of the Dragons on opening day.
Mon, 06 Sep, 2010
CONNACHT’S new coaching director Eric Elwood is sweating on the availability of players before a ball has been kicked in this season’s Magners League.
Mon, 23 Aug, 2010
ERIC ELWOOD will have a final chance to see some of the new signings in action before the real work begins as his Connacht side take on Saracens tomorrow at the Sportsground, Galway (6.30pm).
Fri, 20 Aug, 2010
Coach Michael Bradley has made four changes to his final Connacht team to play Ulster in the final Magners League at Ravenhill on Friday evening.
Thu, 06 May, 2010
MICHAEL BRADLEY will hope to end his seven-year stint as Connacht coach by guiding the province to their first win at Ravenhill for four decades tomorrow night.
Connacht coach Michael Bradley has named a 22-man squad for what is effectively a dead rubber against Ulster in the Magner's League at Ravenhill on Friday night.
Wed, 05 May, 2010
Ian Keatley has won the battle with Miah Nikora for the out-half slot on the Connacht team to play Toulon in the Amlin Challenge Cup semi-final at the Sportsground tomorrow evening (kick off: 7.45pm).
Thu, 29 Apr, 2010
Captain John Muldoon, centre Niva Ta’auso, scrum-half Frank Murphy and prop Jamie Hagan have all recovered from injury to take their places in Connacht’s 24-man squad for Friday’s Amlin Challenge Cup semi-final against Toulon at the Sportsground.
Wed, 28 Apr, 2010
CONNACHT are set to be with-out Ray Ofisa for their mam-moth Amlin Challenge Cup semi-final against Toulon on Friday.
Mon, 26 Apr, 2010
Connacht coach Michael Bradley will give Ireland U20s Tiernan O’Halloran and Eoin Griffin a chance to show what they can do in the Magner’s League against The Scarlets in Wales on Sunday.
Fri, 23 Apr, 2010
ULSTER could face a Hellor to Connacht situation as the battle to secure Ireland’s third place in the 2010/2011 Heineken Cup in tensifies, with former Irish international heroes Michael Bradley and Eric Elwood fronting the challenge.
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