"I'm just so thrilled for Eric Elwood after everything he's put in to this place." - John Muldoon
"I'm just so thrilled for Eric Elwood after everything he's put in to this place." - John Muldoon
- 29 May 16, 12:44pm -
Thanks to the amazing support here and from home today and all season #guinnesspro12final
Thanks to the amazing support here and from home today and all season #guinnesspro12final
- 28 May 16, 8:08pm -
#GUINNESSPRO12 CHAMPIONS
#GUINNESSPRO12 CHAMPIONS
- 28 May 16, 8:07pm -
Players and coaches are loving reading all your messages of support printed and posted around our team room this evening #GoGreen4Connacht #guinnesspro12final
Players and coaches are loving reading all your messages of support printed and posted around our team room this evening #GoGreen4Connacht #guinnesspro12final
- 27 May 16, 7:07pm -
So many fantastic stories from our supporters about how they are getting to Edinburgh to cheer on the team in the #GuinnessPRO12final! Share your travel stories and pictures with us using #RoadToEdinburgh and #GoGreen4Connacht
So many fantastic stories from our supporters about how they are getting to Edinburgh to cheer on the team in the #GuinnessPRO12final! Share your travel stories and pictures with us using #RoadToEdinburgh and #GoGreen4Connacht
- 27 May 16, 11:56am -
The last Tuesday training session for the squad of 2015/16 was a sunny one. All to play for in the #GUINNESSPRO12FINAL
The last Tuesday training session for the squad of 2015/16 was a sunny one. All to play for in the #GUINNESSPRO12FINAL
- 25 May 16, 10:10am -
  • Marmion back to boost Lam's men but Healy out for month
    Connacht will be boosted by the return of scrum-half Kieran Marmion, who played a pivotal role in Ireland's victory over England, for Saturday's match against Glasgow Warriors.
    - 1 day ago 22 Mar 17, 3:22am -
  • Ultan Dillane ruled out for the season following surgery on shoulder
    Connacht's Ireland lock Ultan Dillane will miss the rest of the season after undergoing shoulder surgery.
    - 1 day ago 22 Mar 17, 3:22am -
  • Special season ticket deals up for grabs
    Connacht Rugby supporters, now is your chance to renew your season ticket for the 2017-18 campaign and avail of the special offers currently available.
    - 2 days ago 21 Mar 17, 3:50pm -
  • Down-time has given us pep in step for key week
    After that last block of four games it was great to get a bit of downtime away from the Sportsground last week.
    - 6 days ago 17 Mar 17, 4:22am -
  • Schools Focus: Codyre to the fore as The Jes double up
    A triple-header of Top Oil Connacht Schools finals took place at the Sportsground on Wednesday afternoon with three closely-contested games.
    - 6 days ago 17 Mar 17, 4:22am -
  • Plenty of time left to stake Lions claim
    Even though the Six Nations has already been decided, there is still a lot to play for in the final weekend, and the Lions tour to New Zealand is gradually coming to the forefront of people's minds.
    - 6 days ago 17 Mar 17, 4:22am -
  • Blade claims February players' award
    Scrum-half Caolin Blade won the public vote to be crowned Connacht's February Player of the Month, beating off stiff competition from other nominees Tiernan O'Halloran and Sean O'Brien in an all-Galway showdown.
    - 6 days ago 17 Mar 17, 4:22am -
  • Flying try machine eager to get back to top form again
    With six games to go in the Pro12 season, fourth place looks out of reach for reigning champions Connacht, but that hasn't stopped them from picking up momentum and confidence towards the run-in.
    - 6 days ago 17 Mar 17, 4:22am -
  • Buccs in control despite slip
    Buccaneers are just one win away from promotion back to the top tier of the Ulster Bank League despite losing their brilliant unbeaten run in a shock defeat last weekend.
    - 6 days ago 17 Mar 17, 4:22am -
  • Miller and Molloy start as Ireland eye glory
    Seven Connacht players make Ireland Women's squad tonight as they face England in a Grand Slam decider at Donnybrook (8.0).
    - 6 days ago 17 Mar 17, 4:22am -
  • Pat Lam: Kieran Marmion showed how to grasp an opportunity
    But if your chance comes don’t blow it.” Lam departs Connacht at the end of the season, when he will hook up with Bristol. But he says Irish rugby is on a perfect footing going forward. “Four strong provinces, there is a conveyor belt of talent…
    - 12 hours ago 22 Mar 17, 5:55pm -
  • Connacht coping with fresh injuries ahead of Glasgow test
    Connacht Rugby must cope with another spate of injuries ahead of their next block of four Guinness Pro12 fixtures, while they have also lost Marnitz Boshoff, who has returned to South Africa for personal reasons. The 28-year-old former Golden Lion wa…
    - 18 hours ago 22 Mar 17, 11:53am -
  • Welsh Rugby Union take closer step to assuming ownership and control of Newport Gwent Dragons
    Welsh Rugby Union chief executive Martyn Phillips on Wednesday ... along with the existence of Rodney Parade.” The Dragons taking on Connacht last November The WRU statement made no mention of League Two side Newport County, who have played their h…
    - 21 hours ago 22 Mar 17, 9:33am -
  • Scrum-half Marmion's return is a huge lift for Connacht
    Connacht will be boosted by the return of scrum-half Kieran ... By Jonathan Bradley Ulster Director of Rugby Les Kiss has said the PRO12 and its teams must do all they can to improve the competition's Italian involvement. Five changes for Ulster side…
    - 21 hours ago 22 Mar 17, 9:16am -
  • Clonmel rugby player Dave Foley leaves Munster for French club Pau
    Clonmel rugby player Dave Foley is leaving Munster to join French ... Foley made his Munster debut against Connacht in April 2010 and went on to make his European debut starting against Gloucester in January 2014. He has made 84 appearances for the .…
    - 22 hours ago 22 Mar 17, 8:15am -
  • State of the Nation: Ireland
    Whilst Connacht just missed out on the final eight and suddenly Irish rugby was in perhaps its healthiest ever position. All of these conditions made Ireland’s opening day loss to a much improved Scottish side all the more disappointing. Despite fa…
    - 22 hours ago 22 Mar 17, 8:06am -
  • Marmion back to boost Lam's men but Healy out for month
    Connacht coach Pat Lam: "Whenever you make the decision to leave, the hardest thing is leaving the loved ones behind." Photo: Sportsfile Connacht will be boosted by the return of scrum-half Kieran Marmion, who played a pivotal role in Ireland's victo…
    - 1 day ago 22 Mar 17, 3:59am -
  • Ultan Dillane unlikely to be fit in time for Ireland's summer tour
    “I’d say very unlikely (that he will make the tour), if he hasn’t played any rugby,” said Lam. “All he can control is get the injury right and prepare well for pre-season for Connacht. Start the Pro12 really well, and then put himself in th…
    - 1 day ago 22 Mar 17, 12:04am -
  • Dragons determined to get Parade pride back
    Kingsley Jones’ men have performed pretty well on home soil this season with PRO12 wins against Zebre, Treviso, Edinburgh and champions Connacht, losing bonus points ... in his first full season of regional rugby. “It’s an important match for u…
    - 1 day ago 21 Mar 17, 11:48pm -
  • Stuart Barnes’ talking points: Six Nations Championship highlights
    5. A word of praise for Kieran Marmion. It’s taken Schmidt a while to buy into the Connacht scrum-half, but he played a blinder on Saturday. Ireland were supposed to miss the control, the kicking, the cover tackling of Conor Murray. Instead, they .…
    - 1 day ago 21 Mar 17, 7:14pm -
  • A new pet lamb brought home from...
    A new pet lamb brought home from the farm. My son Sean was asked to name him, and he replied, pat lamb! Not surprising as he's a massive fan of pat and Connacht Rugby! James Regan Mary Regan
    - 7 hours ago 22 Mar 17, 11:21pm -
  • T minus 48 hours ...Have you renewed your...
    T minus 48 hours ...Have you renewed your Season Ticket? The renewal window will slam shut in 48 hours. At 17:00 on Friday you will lose your spot and lose your renewal price.https://cbirfu.seasontickets.ie/
    - 13 hours ago 22 Mar 17, 5:00pm -
  • Three days to go to our next Guinness PRO12...
    Three days to go to our next Guinness PRO12 clash with Glasgow Warriors at Scotstoun Stadium. Kick off at 17:15 on Saturday March 25th.
    - 19 hours ago 22 Mar 17, 11:11am -
  • Season Ticket holders, the countdown is on ......
    Season Ticket holders, the countdown is on ... only 5 days left to ensure your renewal price and guarantee your place for next season. After 17:00 on Friday you can lose you spot!https://cbirfu.seasontickets.ie/
    - 3 days ago 20 Mar 17, 2:24pm -
  • A class act. #bleedgreen #GrassrootsToGreenShirts#IRLvENG
    A class act. #bleedgreen #GrassrootsToGreenShirts#IRLvENG
    - 4 days ago 19 Mar 17, 10:28am -
  • Heartbreak for the Ireland Women's team as...
    Heartbreak for the Ireland Women's team as England emerge victorious in the Grand Slam decider at a packed Donnybrook.Four wins from five for Ireland in the tournament and a superb foundation to build on ahead of the Women's World Cup on home soil…
    - 5 days ago 17 Mar 17, 9:58pm -
  • A very happy St Patrick's Day to Connacht supporters...
    A very happy St Patrick's Day to Connacht supporters flying the flag at home and around the world today! ☘☘☘
    - 6 days ago 17 Mar 17, 12:15pm -
  • If you're part of a team, any team, large or...
    If you're part of a team, any team, large or small, then this is something you won't want to miss..... Win your team a Connacht Rugby coaching event, where Pat Lam and his backroom team will come to your club! It's open to ANY sport, at any level! Ta…
    - 6 days ago 17 Mar 17, 11:30am -
  • Connacht's Kieran Marmion will make his...
    Connacht's Kieran Marmion will make his first 6 Nations start for Ireland against England on Saturday.#GrassrootsToGreenShirtsFull team details: http://www.connachtrugby.ie/marmion-set-for-first-6-nations-start/#ConnachtNews
    - 7 days ago 16 Mar 17, 2:18pm -
  • Joe Lagana Photography
    https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.1229364380451523.1073742000.366716723382964&type=3 Top Oil Connacht Senior Development Final:, Sportsground, Galway 15/3/2017Joe Lagana Photography
    - 7 days ago 16 Mar 17, 10:07am -
  • Injuries hit Connacht
    Connacht have suffered several blows on the injury front, including wing Matt Healy being ruled out for six weeks with a hand injury.
    - 2 days ago 21 Mar 17, 3:42pm -
  • Dillane out for up to 10 weeks
    Connacht have suffered an injury blow after it was confirmed that lock Ultan Dillane has been ruled out for between eight to ten weeks.
    - 17 days ago 6 Mar 17, 1:10pm -
  • Bonus-point win for Connacht
    Connacht got the job done against Zebre on Friday as they claimed an impressive 33-3 bonus-point victory at the Sportsground in Galway.
    - 19 days ago 3 Mar 17, 11:24pm -
  • Predictions: Super Rugby, Premiership and more…
    The Six Nations might have a weekend off but it is full steam ahead everywhere else this weekend with Super Rugby topping the bill.
    - 20 days ago 3 Mar 17, 11:00am -
  • Preview: Connacht v Zebre
    The Connacht team that will face Zebre at the Sportsground has been named, with just three players remaining in the line-up from last week.
    - 21 days ago 2 Mar 17, 2:45pm -
  • VIDEO: PRO12 highlights, Round 16
    Take a check on all the highlights from Round 16 of the PRO12.
    - 22 days ago 1 Mar 17, 12:47pm -
  • Connacht too good for Treviso
    Connacht claimed a convincing 34-19 victory over Treviso at Stadio Comunale di Monigo on Sunday.
    - 25 days ago 26 Feb 17, 4:02pm -
  • Preview: Treviso v Connacht
    Connacht head coach Pat Lam has made six changes to his starting XV for Sunday PRO12 clash with Treviso in Italy.
    - 27 days ago 24 Feb 17, 2:59pm -
  • Predictions: Six Nations, Super Rugby and more
    A packed weekend awaits as the Six Nations and Super Rugby overlap for the first time this year, as well as domestic action.
    - 27 days ago 24 Feb 17, 10:50am -
  • Connacht appoint Keane to replace Lam
    Connacht have confirmed that Kieran Keane will join the province as head coach ahead of the 2017/18 season on a three-year contract.
    - 31 days ago 20 Feb 17, 3:11pm -