Connacht Women’s squad face Leinster in interpro opener

Thu, Aug 15, 2019

Connacht Women open their new season with a tough task in Leinster at Energia Park on Saturday (5.30pm) in the 2019 Women's Interprovincial Championship.

New head coach Brian McClearn has named a 34-player squad for this year's championship, with Nichola Fryday named as captain, and fellow Irish international Mary Healy selected as vice-captain.

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Familiar foes for Connacht in Champions Cup draw

Thu, Jun 20, 2019

Connacht will face two trips to the south of France and a jaunt over to the West Country in England as the province returns to European club rugby's top table after a two year absence.

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Tribesmen win again in tough encounter

Thu, Jun 13, 2019

The Galway Tribesmen Rugby League team earned a hard fought victory against the Dublin City Exiles last Saturday at South Park, The Claddagh. The match was billed as a tough, thrilling, encounter and it did not disappoint.

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Tribesmen back to winning ways

Thu, Jun 06, 2019

The Tribesmen returned to winning ways with a comprehensive victory over new outfit Barracudas from Carlow.

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Connacht players rewarded

Thu, May 30, 2019

A successful season for Connacht Rugby continued with the selection of a number of players on Ireland teams.

Ireland coach Joe Schmidt has rewarded five Connacht players for their consistent performances this season in his squad for the World Cup pre-season training.

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Tribesmen open new rugby league season with high hopes

Thu, May 23, 2019

Galway Tribesmen Rugby League team to take to the field this weekend for their first competitive match of the new season.

The Galway outfit will travel to Meath to face the Longhorns in Ashbourne on Saturday after their first round game was postponed until later in the calendar.

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Connacht sign off a season of success

Thu, May 09, 2019

"Disappointed men and some tears" was the natural response in the immediate aftermath of Connacht's 21-13 loss to Ulster in this season's Guinness PRO14 quarter-final, but the club can reflect on more positives, none more so than achieving its primary aim of qualifying for Champions Cup rugby for only the second time on merit.

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Ladies fall just short in football final

Thu, May 09, 2019

Having answered everything asked of them this season, Galway Ladies went into Sunday's Lidl NFL division one final against Cork full of confidence.

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O'Reilly takes opening honours in 5k series

Thu, May 09, 2019

A huge field of some 700 runners completed the opening race of the 2019 Galway 5km Series in Caltra.

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Connacht Rugby prepare for arm-wrestle against Ulster

Thu, May 02, 2019

Unashamedly and deservedly, the ‘Fields of Athenry’ was ringing loud and clear in Kingspan Stadium seven months ago. The hurt and frustration of failing to record a single win against Ulster in Belfast in 59 years ended - a ghost laid to rest at last.

When Connacht return to the venue for Saturday's PRO14 quarter-final, they have the opportunity to add to that occasion's heroics, to endorse that victory, and signal another significant turning-point since Connacht's trophy-winning day in 2016.

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Connacht must play for pride and momentum

Thu, Apr 25, 2019

Something of a strange game for Connacht at this time of the season. For the first time, they head into the last PRO14 Conference fixture, having achieved their primary seasonal ambition of playing Champions Cup, and face a Munster side in a similar position - bar their stated aim to finish top of Conference A.

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Connacht back in Champions Cup

Thu, Apr 18, 2019

Champions Cup secured, it would be easy for Connacht Rugby to drift towards the end of the season, knowing their primary aim is secured.

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Connacht face early ‘cup final’ clash with Cardiff

Thu, Apr 11, 2019

Connacht's impressive development this season will be put to the test on Saturday (3pm) when play-off rivals Cardiff hit the Sportsground for the penultimate PRO14 conference fixture.

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Connemara on the back foot

Thu, Apr 11, 2019

Connacht Rugby junior club champions Connemara RFC face favourites Enniscorthy in this year's AIB League round robin qualifier at Monastery Field on Saturday (2.30pm).

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Disappointing European loss puts all Connacht's focus on the PRO14

Thu, Apr 04, 2019

Connacht's minds are now concentrated solely on Guinness PRO14 action, and the first of the final trio of conference games sees Andy Friend's side travel to Italy to take on Michael Bradley's Zebre on Saturday (6.30pm Irish time).

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Connacht's European hopes move to Sale

Thu, Mar 28, 2019

The stakes are getting higher for Connacht as they head into tomorrow evening's European quarter-final against English premiership side Sale at the AJ Bell Stadium (7.45pm).

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Connacht return to action with all eyes on knock-out stages

Thu, Mar 21, 2019

The season hots up for Connacht tomorrow evening in the first of four remaining Pro14 Championship conference games that will determine the club's seasonal ambitions.

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Schools rugby

Thu, Mar 14, 2019

Garbally College, Ballinasloe 31

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Carty is now shining in rugby's arena

Thu, Feb 28, 2019

Maybe not a meteoric rise, but something of a slow and determined slog, Jack Carty, now 26, seems to have been around Connacht Rugby for a long time.

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