Connacht Sport

Connacht ready to march on Russia

Connacht fans will be travelling to Russia to support their team after the draw for rugby’s European Challenge Cup was made on  Wednesday, June 17, and they will fancy their chances of making it into the European Cup  – formerly...

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All Black centurion to start for Connacht

100-cap All Black Mils Muliaina  looks likely to start for Connacht when the Pro 12 resumes after a two week break...

Tuesday, 18/11/14 - 1:04pm Read More

McStay and Holmes front-runners to replace Horan

    Kevin McStay and Pat Holmes are in the running to replace James Horan as Mayo GAA manager, the...

Tuesday, 02/09/14 - 10:23am Read More

Historic fourth for Horan’s Mayo

GAA Football Connacht Senior Championship – Final   MAYO 3-14 GALWAY 0-16 Michael Gallagher at Elverys MacHale Park, Castlebar  ...

Wednesday, 16/07/14 - 10:26am Read More

Ballina man takes top post at Connacht Rugby

Ballina man and Knockmore resident Willie Ruane has been appointed as the Chief Executive of Connacht Rugby. The Mayo man played rugby...

Friday, 09/05/14 - 12:40pm Read More

Gavin Duffy to leave Connacht

Connacht have announced they will release eight players from their squad at the end of the season — the biggest...

Monday, 05/05/14 - 2:00pm Read More

“Plan is to play as well as we can,” says Holmes

Pat Holmes knows his Castlebar Mitchels side will be up against a formidable outfit in Kerry’s Dr Crokes when the...

Wednesday, 12/02/14 - 1:11pm Read More

Do or die for Connacht

Third placed Connacht take on bottom of the table Zebre in the Sportgrounds on Saturday in a do or die...

Monday, 06/01/14 - 12:17pm Read More

Connacht Heineken Cup campaign dates

Connacht kick off their 2013-2014 Heineken Cup campaign at the Sportsground where they host wealthy English high fliers Saracens on...

Monday, 22/07/13 - 11:57am Read More

Ireland Junior World Cup star has Mayo roots

Ireland’s Junior World Cup semi final hopes rest on the outcome of showdown on Thursday June 13, with New Zealand,...

Tuesday, 11/06/13 - 10:42am Read More

National Sport

Gold Cup-winner Robbie Power gets new appointment

Gold Cup-winning jockey Robbie Power starts a new phase of his career on Thursday as newly-appointed retained rider for Alan and Ann Potts. Power sported the green, yellow and red silks to a famous Cheltenham Festival double recently, which included...

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Man United confirm Bastian Schweinsteiger’s move to Chicago Fire

Bastian Schweinsteiger’s move from Manchester United to Chicago Fire has been completed, the Premier League club have confirmed. The German’s...

Wednesday, 29/03/17 - 5:50pm Read More

Five Lions squad hopefuls looking to impress in this weekend’s Champions Cup

Warren Gatland names his British and Irish Lions squad for New Zealand on April 19. And although the RBS 6...

Wednesday, 29/03/17 - 5:38pm Read More

Erik Lamela out for the rest of the season

Tottenham midfielder Erik Lamela has been ruled out for the rest of the season. The 25-year-old Argentinian requires surgery on...

Wednesday, 29/03/17 - 5:32pm Read More

‘Our hearts and prayers go out to the Hanleys’: Aussie Rules duo’s younger brother dies

By Stephen Barry Tributes have been paid to Tommy Hanley, the younger brother of Aussie Rules duo Pearce and Cian,...

Wednesday, 29/03/17 - 5:24pm Read More

Alan Judge gets good news as his yearlong recovery from double leg break continues

Despite a year out of action with a broken leg, Alan Judge has signed a new two-year deal with his...

Wednesday, 29/03/17 - 4:35pm Read More

Afghanistan remain on course to overtake Ireland on top of Intercontinental Cup standings

Afsar Zazai produced an unbeaten century and leg-spinner Rashid Khan claimed five wickets as Afghanistan put themselves in control of...

Wednesday, 29/03/17 - 4:03pm Read More

Zlatan Ibrahimovic hints at extending Manchester United contract

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has hinted he will stay at Manchester United after claiming he will “never leave a job unfinished”. The...

Wednesday, 29/03/17 - 3:05pm Read More

Ashley Williams ‘felt sick inside’ after hearing about Seamus Coleman’s leg break from James McCarthy

Ashley Williams has revealed he felt “sick” when he realised close friend Seamus Coleman had suffered an horrific leg fracture...

Wednesday, 29/03/17 - 2:53pm Read More

After ‘unbelievable’ debut, Daryl Horgan is hoping to play a part in World Cup qualifiers

Daryl Horgan is hoping a dream 18 months is only going to get better as he attempts to muscle his...

Wednesday, 29/03/17 - 2:15pm Read More