Westport move up the standings with win on the road

Fri, Feb 07, 2020

Westport moved into fourth place in the standings in the Connacht Junior League's top flight with a 29-7 win over Buccanners on the road last weekend.

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Back to league action for Mayo sides after cup adventures

Fri, Jan 24, 2020

It's back to the league action this weekend for the two Mayo sides, Castlebar and Ballinrobe, who booked passage to the final four of the Connacht Junior Cup last weekend.

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Castlebar and Ballinrobe in battle for semi-final spots

Fri, Jan 17, 2020

Both Castlebar and Ballinrobe players will have been busy preparing all week getting their bodies ready to do battle again after making their way into the last eight of the Connacht Junior Cup.

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Connacht return to France with nothing to lose, but much to gain

Fri, Jan 17, 2020

The disappointment was palpable and understandable. Connacht and supporters had high hopes of qualifying for the quarter-final of the Champions Cup this season, particularly on the back of a solid PRO14 start.

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Junior Cup quarter final places up for grabs

Fri, Jan 10, 2020

Four Mayo sides will be looking to book their place in the last eight of the Connacht Junior Cup this weekend, with Castlebar, Westport, Ballinrobe and Ballyhunis all in action in the last 16 of the competition.

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Aki and Carty back to lead Connacht against French aristocrats

Fri, Jan 10, 2020

They do not come bigger than the current French champions Toulouse, and when Connacht run out on the Sportsground on Saturday, there is much at stake - not least the need to get back to winning ways.

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Westport look to move up the table

Fri, Dec 06, 2019

The half-way mark in the Connacht J1A league season has been reached and for the two Mayo clubs in the top flight of junior rugby in the province, they will be looking to make progress up the table over the final seven league games of the season.

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Can Friend make Kingsholm a happy hunting ground for Connacht?

Fri, Dec 06, 2019

Five previous meetings with Gloucester, and five heartbreaking defeats. If Connacht has a bogey team in Europe, it is this West Country English club.

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Westport pick up fourth win of the league season

Fri, Nov 29, 2019

Westport pushed themselves six points clear in the standings in the Connacht J1A League ahead of local rivals, Castlebar, following their fourth league win of the season last weekend.

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Improving injury list comes at the right time for Connacht

Fri, Nov 29, 2019

In a brief respite from European action, Connacht return to the Galway Sportsground for a key PRO14 fixture against the Isuzu Southern Kings on Saturday (5.15pm).

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Castlebar break losing run with derby day win

Fri, Nov 08, 2019

Castlebar picked up their first win of the J1A league season last weekend with a 27-7 win over local rivals Westport in Cloondeash. The county town side had gone into the game having lost their previous four encounters this season, but they put that to right with an impressive showing at home.

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Local derby tops billing in junior league

Fri, Nov 01, 2019

The first league meeting of local rivals Castlebar and Westport this season will make top billing for Mayo fans in this weekend's action in the Connacht Junior League, which resumes after a two week break. Castlebar were in action last weekend in the All Ireland Junior Cup, where they exited at the hands of Ulster side Ballyclare, going down 36-3.

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