Eoin Mckeon

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Connacht veteran John Muldoon celebrates in front of the fans after the  Pro12 final victory over Leinster at Murrayfield in May 2016.  Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Rugby, like sport, is littered with huge one-off upsets, be it Munster beating the All Blacks in 1978, Japan toppling South Africa, France’s two World(...)

Beauden Barrett of the Blues (centre-right, facing) celebrates with teammates at the final whistle during the Super Rugby match between the Auckland Blues and Wellington Hurricanes at Eden Park stadium in Auckland on June 14th, 2020. Photograph: Michael Bradley/AFP

As rugby and the crowds returned to New Zealand over the weekend the subplots many people craved did not disappoint. Just ask the Gatland family and(...)

Niyi Adeolokun dives to score for Conacht during the 2012 Pro12 final. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Connacht have announced the departure of a number of first team players including Niyi Adeolokun, a try-scorer in the province’s 2016 Pro12 final win (...)

Connacht head coach Andy Friend will be without Dave Heffernan, Ultan Dillane and Gavin Thornbury on Friday night. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Connacht head coach Andy Friend has made four changes to his starting team to face Edinburgh in the Pro14 at Murrayfield on Friday (kick off: 7.35pm).(...)

Connacht host Toulouse in Saturday’s crucial Champions Cup clash at the Sportsground. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Connacht head coach Andy Friend has recalled a host of Irish internationals for Saturday’s crucial Champions Cup clash with Toulouse at the Sportsgrou(...)

Munster’s Jack O’Donoghue in action against  Connacht’s Quinn Roux during the Guinness Pro 14 game at  the Sportsground in  Galway. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Connacht 14 Munster 19 Munster will be top of the tree at Christmas after successfully quelling the fervour of the home team and the home crowd alike(...)

 Connacht’s Robin Copeland celebrates after scoring the winning try. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Connacht 27 Gloucester 24 Robin Copeland’s last-gasp try rescued a 27-24 win from the jaws of defeat as Connacht pipped Gloucester in a dramatic Hein(...)

Connacht’s Conor Fitzgerald and Jack Carty will both start this weekend. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Ireland international Jack Carty is set to start at fullback for Connacht in their Heineken Champions Cup clash with Gloucester on Saturday (Kick-off:(...)

 Gloucester’s Danny Cipriani intercepts in the lead-up to his team’s second try in their win against Connacht at Kingsholm Stadium. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Connacht have it all to do and more when Gloucester travel to the Sportsground for Saturday’s return Champions Cup fixture. Having lost the opportuni(...)

Andy Friend knows that Gloucester outhalf Danny Cipriani can dominate a game if he gets into his stride. Photograph: Adrian Dennis/AFP via Getty Images

Andy Friend is preparing his Connacht squad for everything Gloucester can throw at them in Sunday’s Champions Cup clash, on and off the park. The for(...)

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