Peter Dooley rugby player
Peter Dooley rugby player

Peter Dooley

4th Aug 1994 1.83m/113kg Loosehead Prop

Connacht beat Munster but win comes at a cost

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

IRISH COACH Andy Farrell will anxiously await news on the extent of an injury picked up by winger Mack Hansen, which forced him off in the closing stages as Connacht ended a five-match losing run with...

Connacht squad named for 2024 opener with Munster

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Connacht matchday 23 has been named for Monday’s New Year’s Day clash with Munster at a sold-out Sportsground (k/o 3pm). There are six changes from the side that started the narrow loss...

Match Preview: Ulster v Connacht

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Having started the season so well, Connacht now head to Belfast on the back of four successive defeats in all competitions. They have conceded 173 points along the way, losing to Vodacom Bulls (53-27)...

Mack's back to face Ulster

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Mack Hansen returns to the starting XV ahead of tomorrow's interpro derby as Connacht travel up to Belfast to take on Ulster in Kingspan Stadium (7.35pm). The Irish international missed last weekends...

Aki named in Champions Cup opener

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bundee Aki has been handed his first Connacht start of the season in tomorrow’s Investec Champions Cup opener against Bordeaux-Begles at The Sportsground (k/o 8pm).  The World Player of the...

United Rugby Championship Round 7 Wrap Up By Simon Thomas

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

BOX OFFICE WALES HOPEFUL Wales fly-half contender Ioan Lloyd produced a “box office” display in the Scarlets’ 29-23 bonus point victory over Cardiff Rugby at a packed Arms Park.   The...

Match Preview: Connacht Rugby v Leinster Rugby

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland wing Mack Hansen makes his first appearance of the season for Connacht among seven changes from the side beaten 53-27 by the Bulls in Pretoria last weekend. Head coach Pete Wilkins commented:...

Hansen set to make first appearance vs Leinster

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Mack Hansen will make his first Connacht appearance of the season in tomorrow’s BKT URC interpro with Leinster at a sold-out Sportsground (k/o 7.35pm).  The winger is among seven players who...

Match Preview: Vodacom Bulls v Connacht Rugby

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springboks star Willie Le Roux makes his Vodacom Bulls debut as he opens the latest chapter in an illustrious career that has taken in spells at the Sharks, Cheetahs, Griquas, Wasps and out in Japan. “To...

Irish international returns to Connacht starting 15

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Irish international prop Finlay Bealham returns as Connacht make eight changes to last week's side as they take on the Hollywoodbet Sharks this Saturday in Durban (k/o 3pm Irish time). There are two changes...