Person: Tiernan O'Halloran
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
The key moment, key man and talking point from tonight's game in Galway.
Fri, 27 Oct, 2017
The defending Guinness PRO14 champions were again impressive in attack, but their defence left something to be desired.
Fri, 29 Sep, 2017
Munster have made one change to their team for tomorrow's Pro14 match against the Cheetahs at Thomond Park.
Fri, 08 Sep, 2017
Here's what you need to know.
Tue, 13 Jun, 2017
Ireland made a blistering start to their summer tour with an emphatic 55-19 victory over the US Eagles at Red Bull Arena in New Jersey.
Sun, 11 Jun, 2017
Joe Schmidt said that the five uncapped players who have made it into the squad for the first game of the summer tour against the USA on Saturday evening deserve their chance.
Thu, 08 Jun, 2017
Northampton kept alive their hopes of playing in the European Champions Cup next season with a hard-fought 21-15 victory over Connacht in the second play-off at Franklin's Gardens.
Sat, 20 May, 2017
Scarlets sauntered into the Guinness PRO12 play-offs with a 30-8 bonus point victory over error-strewn Connacht at the Sportsground.
Sat, 29 Apr, 2017
Pat Lam has made 10 changes for Connacht's trip to Scotland to take on Glasgow.
Fri, 24 Mar, 2017
Ireland's second-string saw off Canada 52-21 but most likely failed to sway boss Joe Schmidt's selection for the New Zealand rematch next weekend.
Sat, 12 Nov, 2016
Ireland have beaten Canada 52-21 in their autumn international in Dublin.
Sat, 12 Nov, 2016
Connacht's game at the Lanfranchi Stadium against Zebre has been called off because of thunderstorms.
Sat, 17 Sep, 2016
Connacht's dream season continued at the Sportsground where they dethroned reigning champions Glasgow Warriors 16-11 to reach their first Guinness PRO12 final.
Sat, 21 May, 2016
Connacht earned a home Guinness PRO12 semi-final courtesy of a 14-7 win over Glasgow Warriors at the rain-soaked Sportsground.
Sat, 07 May, 2016
Ireland internationals Kieran Marmion and Rodney Ah You have returned to the Connacht squad for match day squad for the PRO12 Round 9 clash with Scarlets tomorrow night (kick off 7:30pm).
Fri, 28 Nov, 2014
After putting out an unchanged sidefor the last four games, Connacht head coach Pat Lam has made a host of changes to the team to face Munster in tomorrow's interpro at the Sportsground, (kick off 6:15pm).
Fri, 18 Apr, 2014
Head Coach Pat Lam has named an unchanged Connacht side for the fourth game in a row with the team traveling to take on Ulster tomorrow night at Ravenhill, kick off 7:05pm.
Thu, 10 Apr, 2014
The Connacht team to face Edinburgh at the Sportsground at 5pm tomorrow has been named.
Fri, 14 Feb, 2014
Connacht will travel to the capital this weekend to play provincial rivals Leinster in Round 6 of the RaboDirect PRO12.
Fri, 25 Oct, 2013
Connacht Head Coach Pat Lam has made a number of changes to the team for their second away trip of the season.
Thu, 03 Oct, 2013
Rory Best will captain a senior Ireland squad featuring six uncapped players for the summer tour of the USA and Canada.
Sun, 19 May, 2013
After coming through 65 minutes in last weekend’s victory over Ospreys unscathed Connacht skipper Gavin Duffy will lead the province from the start in tomorrow night’s RaboDirect PRO12 showdown against Cardiff Blues at Arms Park.
Thu, 21 Feb, 2013
Kyle Tonetti will earn his first start for Connacht this season having been named at inside centre in Eric Elwood’s starting team to face Scarlets in tomorrow night’s RaboDirect PRO12 meeting at Parc Y Scarlets (7.30pm).
Thu, 07 Feb, 2013
Flyhalf Dan Parks returns to the Connacht starting XV for their final Heineken Cup Pool 3 encounter with Zebre at the Sportsground tomorrow night (8pm).
Thu, 17 Jan, 2013
With Dan Parks unavailable through injury Eric Elwood has selected 22-year-old Matthew Jarvis at flyhalf for Saturday's Heineken Cup round 5 game against Harlequins at the Stoop (1.35pm).
Fri, 11 Jan, 2013
Following Saturday's physical Heineken Cup clash with Harlequins, the Connacht Rugby medical team have reported several fresh injury concerns.
Tue, 23 Oct, 2012
Connacht head coach Eric Elwood has made four changes to his starting XV for Connacht’s second instalment of back-to-back interprovincial ties for as they travel to Ravenhill to take on Ulster on tomorrow (7.05pm).
Thu, 04 Oct, 2012
Connacht’s big summer signing Dan Parks will make his debut for the province in Friday night’s RaboDirect PRO12 interprovincial clash with Leinster in the Sportsground (8pm).
Thu, 27 Sep, 2012
For the second consecutive week Connacht head coach Eric Elwood has shuffled his team selection, with his starting XV for Friday’s RaboDirect PRO12 game against the Glasgow Warriors in Scotstoun (7.35pm) showing eight changes from the side that lost to the Scarlets last weekend.
Thu, 20 Sep, 2012
Eric Elwood has named uncapped scrum-half Kieran Marmion in his starting XV for the visit of the Cardiff Blues in the opening round of the RaboDirect PRO12 tomorrow at the Sportsground (5pm).
Fri, 31 Aug, 2012
Connacht have announced an extended squad to face Glasgow Warriors this weekend for the season finale at Firhill (kick off: 7.30pm).
Thu, 03 May, 2012
A calf injury sustained against Ulster has ruled Brett Wilkinson out of Connacht's RaboDirect PRO12 clash with Aironi in The Sportsground on Saturday (5pm).
Thu, 19 Apr, 2012
There have been several enforced changes to the Ireland senior and the O2 Ireland Wolfhounds squads.
Mon, 23 Jan, 2012
Eric Elwood has made one change to his team for Connacht’s final Heineken Cup game of the season against Harlequins at the Sportsground tomorrow night (8pm).
Thu, 19 Jan, 2012
Luke Fitzgerald and Tomás O’Leary are two of the big names who must be content with a place in the Irish Wolfhounds having missed out on Declan Kidney’s first choice Six Nations squad.
Wed, 18 Jan, 2012
Connacht Rugby have made three changes to the team that lost to Aironi last weekend for the visit to Toulouse this Saturday (4.40pm local time).
Fri, 13 Jan, 2012
Tiernan O'Halloran and Michael Swift have committed their futures to Connacht, with both signing two-year contract extensions.
Wed, 04 Jan, 2012
Connacht head coach Eric Elwood highlighted his side’s poor goal-kicking display as the main contributing factor to Sunday’s 15-13 defeat to Leinster at the Sportsground.
Mon, 02 Jan, 2012
Eric Elwood has made two changes to the matchday 23 for Gloucester’s visit to the Sportsground on Saturday (1.30pm), with just one change in the starting lineup.
Fri, 09 Dec, 2011
The Connacht side that will face Benetton Treviso on Friday night at the Sportsground (kick off: 7.30pm) shows seven changes from the team that lost 6-17 to the Ospreys last weekend.
Thu, 01 Dec, 2011
Connacht coach Eric Elwood has made three changes for the team to face the Ospreys in tomorrows RaboDirect Pro12 clash at the Sportsground (k.o. 6.30pm).
Fri, 25 Nov, 2011
Connacht coach Eric Elwood has made just one change to the starting XV that narrowly lost out to Harlequins for tomorrow evening's meeting with Toulouse in the Sportsground (kick-off 6pm).
Fri, 18 Nov, 2011
Connacht’s starting XV to face Harlequins in their first ever Heineken Cup Clash sees three changes from the side that were defeated by Ulster in Ravenhill last Saturday.
Thu, 10 Nov, 2011