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Connacht Breeze Past Treviso

Connacht Breeze Past Treviso

Image Source by Eoin Togher Connacht cruised to a bonus-point victory in Italy on Sunday, as they defeated Treviso 34-19 in the Guinness Pro 12. Connacht came into this game after two impressive wins on the trot and they were looking to make it three in a row to attempt a march up the table.

Rugby Review 2016

Image Source by Eoin Togher The rugby year of 2016 has been a very interesting one, from shocking victories like Ireland beating New Zealand for the first time and Connacht winning the Guinness Pro 12 (their first ever trophy) the year has certainly been one to remember. Even locally in Mayo, it’s been a very

Connacht vs Scarlets preview

  Image: www.rte.ie   By Eoin Togher This Saturday, September 24th, Connacht will clash with Scarlets at Parc y Scarlets, where both teams will be hoping to get their first win of the season. Connacht have had a strange week; their game against Zebre was abandoned at half-time due to a thunderstorm. They were trailing

Connacht v Zebre preview

    By Eoin Togher This Saturday, September 17th, Connacht will clash with Zebre in the Stadio Lanfranchi, where both teams will be hoping to get their first win of the season. Connacht have had a rough start to the season with two defeats to Glasgow and Ospreys. The Champions have not made an ideal

Worrying Number Of Road Fatalities In Mayo

  by Aimée Walsh   “Worrying and disheartening” were the words used by a Mayo Co Councillor to describe the number of road fatalities on Mayo roads for 2015. It is said to already be equal to the number of fatalities of last year.  Twenty-year-old Luke Lackey of Ballina died in a car crash, bringing

Saracens 64 – Connacht 6

  by Christopher Ryan   “Defeat is not the worst of failures. Not to have tried is the true failure.” – George Edward Woodberry   Connacht returned from London on Saturday with their tails well and truly between their legs as they suffered their worst defeat in the three years since the province began taking

Munster Lucky, Ulster Functional, Leinster Overpowered

    By Páraic Malone Munster Lucky Perpignan 17 – 18 Munster Perpignan Tries: Benvenuti Conversions: Penalties: Allan (4) Munster Tries: Hanrahan, Penalty Try Conversions: Keatley Penalties: Keatley (2) Munster, after their relatively facile win over what was an uninterested looking Perpignan side last Sunday at Thomond Park, were lucky to leave the french side’s