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Three Uncapped Players Named In Joe Schmidt’s Ireland Squad

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Joe Schmidt has named his Ireland squad for the opening two round of this year’s Six Nations championships with three uncapped players among the 38-man squad. Connacht trio Caolin Blade, Jack Carty & Tom Farrell have all been named in Joe Schmidt’s squads after impressing hugely over the Christmas period. It was expected that Blade would be included in the …

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Boost For Connacht As Jack Carty Signs New Deal

Supporters Player Of The Year

Connacht have received a boost with the news that out-half Jack Carty has signed a new deal with the club.  Carty’s two-year contract extension will see him ply his trade at the Sportsground until the end of the 2020/21 season. The Roscommon native has been in superb form this season and has played a big part in the team’s success …

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Watch: Jack Carty Couldn’t Believe His Penalty Was Deemed Wide

Unfortunately for supporters of the western province, Connacht’s season is more or less finished. Their 39-10 loss to the Ospreys on Friday night at the Liberty Stadium rubber-stamped their second from bottom position in Conference A and all but ended their hopes of playing Champions Cup rugby next season. They would have hoped to have secured fifth position which would have …

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Toulouse Flex Their Muscles While Connacht Go Down Swinging

The last time Connacht played Toulouse in France, they secured their first ever win on French soil with a hard-fought 16-14 victory in the old Heineken Cup. A second half try from Man of the Match Kieran Marmion was ultimately the difference between the two sides as Marmion’s close range effort lifted Connacht over the four-time European champions. It was …

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Connacht Edge Nervy Battle With Bayonne

Connacht 42 Bayonne 19 La Peña Baiona is the famous Bayonne rugby song which translates as the Bayonne Pain and for nearly an hour it looked like Connacht were going to suffer the pain of their first home loss of the campaign as the Top 14 side came to Galway and dominated the majority of the match. The first opportunity …

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Connacht v Leinster: Five Key Talking Points

The wind nor the drizzle could dampen the spirits of a sold out Sportsground as Connacht toppled defending league champions, Leinster, in an epic inter-provincial clash. Three wins from three is the Westerners best start to a campaign since the competition switched to a league format. As for the Blues, it is the second defeat of the season and the …

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Match Report: Connacht v Newport Gwent Dragons

At a sun drenched Sportsground Pat Lam’s men kick off their season with a gritty victory over the Newport Gwent Dragons. The air was thick with anticipation after the Westerners’ summer spending spree. And the home side did not disappoint as they came out firing on all cylinders. Connacht’s attacks were direct and at a pace. But the first opportunity …

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Provincial Preview: Connacht Rugby

In the first of his province previews, Matt Casssidy looks at how Connacht have been shaping up in the off season. “Rugby has many problems, but the gravest is undoubtedly that of the persistence of summer.” As the long, hot summer draws to a close, players, coaches and supporters of the four provinces will be gearing themselves up for another …

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PA Report Cards: Connacht Rugby

With the domestic rugby season having come to an end, Ozer McMahon is here to review the season’s of each province by issuing them with their PA Report Card, detailing the highs and lows of their respective seasons. Up first is Pat Lam’s Connacht side. Competition Review As so often seems to be the case it was a case of …

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