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Connacht Unveil Plans For €30 Million Sportsground Redevelopment

Connacht Rugby have released plans for a €30 million redevelopment of the Sportsground that will see the capacity increased to 12,000.  An arrangement was reached with their co-tenants, the Irish Greyhound Board and the freehold owners of the Sportsground, the Galway Agricultural and Sports Society for the work to take place. It is intended that the development will be funded through …

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Major Blow For Munster As Mathewson Doubt For Exeter Clash


Munster will be sweating on the fitness of their newly-installed scrum-half, Alby Mathewson as he looks to be an injury doubt ahead of their Heineken Champions Cup opener against Exeter on Saturday. The New Zealander, who was brought in by the club as cover for the injured Conor Murray, suffered a leg injury in the 30-22 loss to Leinster in …

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Result! A Combined Leinster-Munster XV Chosen By You

We asked and you answered.  Ahead of this evening’s Guinness PRO14 clash between Leinster and Munster at the Aviva Stadium, we asked you to choose a combined Leinster-Munster XV based on the respective starting XVs of both sides. Some decisions were easy and others proved to be quite contentious – here are the results of the earlier poll. Combined Leinster-Munster …

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Vote For Your Combined Leinster-Munster XV

Leinster and Munster

This evening, Leinster and Munster will do battle in front of over 50,000 people at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin in what will be the highlight fixture of the Guinness PRO14 season thus far.  Leinster have rested a number of players, including Johnny Sexton, ahead of this evening’s clash, with a six-day turnaround to the Heineken Champions Cup clash with …

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Connacht End 58-Year Hoodoo In Ill-Tempered Ulster Win

Connacht have ended 58 years of hurt after they finally secured a win against Ulster in Belfast thanks to a 15-22 victory at the Kingspan Stadium tonight.  An early try from Tiernan O’Halloran got Connacht off the mark after a lineout setpiece saw Matt Healy come in off his wing and burst through a gap before offloading to O’Halloran who dotted …

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