Highlights | Montpellier 35-29 Connacht

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

One of the most exciting games this season. Montpellier streak to a 21-0 lead and look to be in complete control. Connacht capitalised on some lazy defence late in the first half and score a try followed...

Connacht exit European with a bang, not a whimper

2 years ago by Breaking : Rugby

Connacht left this season’s Champions Cup with their heads held high after Andy Friend’s side recovered from a 21-point deficit to lead, only to be denied two minutes from time in Montpellier.

Connacht Fall Short In France But Turn In ‘Much Better Performance’

2 years ago by Irish Rugby News

Connacht came within metres of a late match-winning try but Montpellier held on to win a helter-skelter Heineken Champions Cup clash 35-29 at the GGL Stadium. With both teams out of quarter-final contention,...

Friend: 'You didn't see the best of Connacht in the Champions Cup'

2 years ago by Breaking : Rugby

Connacht have not shown what they are capable of in Europe this season but coach Andy Friend wants them to sign off in style in Montpellier tomorrow and continue their excellent record in France.

Connacht Welcome Back Marmion For Montpellier Match

2 years ago by Irish Rugby News

Ireland international Kieran Marmion has recovered from a back injury to take his place in the Connacht team for Sunday’s Heineken Champions Cup round 6 clash away to Montpellier (kick-off 4.15pm...

Kieran Marmion back in the mix for Connacht, but Stephen Fitzgerald out for season

2 years ago by Breaking : Rugby

Connacht coach Andy Friend says he will field a full strength team in his side’s final Champions Cup game of the season against Montpellier despite already being out of the running to qualify for...

IRFU Referees back in EPCR and Energia AIL Action this Weekend

2 years ago by Irish Rugby News

IRFU referees will be involved in the action across the Champions Cup, Challenge Cup and all five divisions of the Men’s Energia AIL. In the Champions Cup on Saturday Frank Murphy has the whistle for...