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 next weekend. Muliaina and fellow import Bundi Aki are reported to have been in training all week ahead of the...

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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

You want some? London stun Sligo in Connacht Championship

London    1-12 Sligo    0-14   LONDON issued a warning to the Connacht Championship with a stunning win over Sligo last...

Tuesday, 04/06/13 - 10:46am Read More

Park and Ride for Sunday’s games in Salthill

Worried about where to park for the big game on Sunday? Here’s an idea that will make life easier for...

Friday, 17/05/13 - 1:43pm Read More

Connacht sign All Blacks star of the future

  In what will be seen as new coach Pat Lam’s first major contribution at Connacht Rugby, the club have...

Wednesday, 15/05/13 - 1:02pm Read More

AIL’s brightest star signs for Connacht

Why are Lansdowne RFC  top of the AIL Rugby table by a country mile with 49 tries scored – when...

Tuesday, 02/04/13 - 12:16pm Read More

Ballina star rises in Connacht ranks

Connacht Rugby is famous for producing top-class homegrown talent and that is the case again this week as a young...

Tuesday, 19/03/13 - 11:14am Read More

Back down to business

  They ended the weekend practically as well placed as they began it, still fourth in the league table and...

Tuesday, 05/03/13 - 9:58am Read More

Irish-qualified Kiwi Nikora signs Connacht deal

Connacht out half Miah Nikora has agreed terms on a new one-year contract to remain at the Sportsground, Connacht Rugby...

Friday, 01/03/13 - 3:58pm Read More

Nadia Gymnasts – Regional victory

Eighty nine gymnasts from Carrick on Shannon, Athlone, Ballina and Galway assembled in Renmore recently to compete in the regional...

Friday, 01/03/13 - 4:53pm Read More

In this week’s Western People…

* We are reporting from Ballycastle where locals are mounting a very concerted campaign to keep their garda station open....

Monday, 28/01/13 - 5:06pm Read More

In this week’s Western People…

* The promoters behind a controversial proposal for a Bio Park in Claremorris have responded to the council’s request for...

Monday, 21/01/13 - 5:07pm Read More