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PREVIEW: Connacht V Benetton

1 month ago by Connaght Domestic Rugby

By John O’Sullivan Backs coach Nigel Carolan says Connacht will need to be at their physical best if they are to win Saturday’s 7:35 PM Guinness PRO14 kick-off at home to Benetton Rugby.   The...

Unbeaten Munster Make Short Work Of Zebre

1 month ago by Irish Rugby News

Damien de Allende, Sean French and Thomas Ahern scored their first Munster tries in a 52-3 Guinness PRO14 pummelling of Zebre at Thomond Park. In addition to a penalty try, Dan Goggin (7 minutes), de Allende...

Daly And French Set To Make Munster Debuts

1 month ago by Irish Rugby News

There are eight changes to the Munster team to play Zebre in Monday’s Guinness PRO14 match at Thomond Park (kick-off 8.15pm). For the round 8 fixture, head coach Johann van Graan has included five...

Connacht’s Papali’i Receives Five-Week Ban

2 months ago by Irish Rugby News

Connacht back rower Abraham Papali’i has been banned for five weeks after a disciplinary process took place today, resulting from the red card he received during round 7 of the Guinness PRO14. Papali’i...

PREVIEW: Connacht V Ospreys

2 months ago by Connaght Domestic Rugby

By John O’Sullivan    Head coach Andy Friend says that Connacht will need to start well in Saturday’s 19:35 GuinnessPRO14 kick-off against the Ospreys at the Sportsground.   In the Westerner’s...

O’Brien Enjoys Try-Scoring Return As Connacht Bounce Back

2 months ago by Irish Rugby News

Fit-again flanker Sean O’Brien was back with a bang in Connacht’s 47-12 Guinness PRO14 victory away to Zebre in Parma. On his first start in almost two years, O’Brien barrelled over for...

Seven Try Connacht Wrap Up Zebre Win

2 months ago by Connaght Domestic Rugby

    Zebre 12-47 Connacht   By John O’Sullivan   Connacht returned to winning ways in the Guinness PRO14 after a 47-12 victory away to Zebre.   The visitors, through Sean...

Dillane Poised For 100th Connacht Cap In Parma

2 months ago by Irish Rugby News

Ireland international Ultan Dillane could make his 100th Connacht appearance on Sunday after being named in the squad to face Zebre in Parma (kick-off 3.30pm local time/2.30pm Irish time). Dillane is among...

Dillane set for 100th cap and O’Brien makes long awaited return in Zebre clash

2 months ago by Connaght Domestic Rugby

Irish international Ultan Dillane could make his 100th Connacht appearance on Sunday after he was named in the matchday 23 to face Zebre in the Guinness PRO14 (k/o 2.30pm Irish time).   Dillane is...

PREVIEW: Zebre v Connacht

2 months ago by Connaght Domestic Rugby

By John O’Sullivan    Forwards coach Jimmy Duffy says that Connacht will need to be efficient when close to the try line to win away to Zebre in Sunday’s 14:30 Guinness PRO14 kick-off.   ...