J Connolly

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Éire Óg 2-9 Newtown Blues 0-8 A couple of quickfire first-half goals from Murtough Ware and Brendan Kavanagh proved decisive as Éire Óg halted Carlow(...)

 Chris Ashton of Sale Sharks dives in to score his third try of the match during the Challenge Cup match victory over Connacht at AJ Bell Stadium. Photograph: Tony Marshall/Getty

Sale 34 Connacht 13 England remains an unhappy hunting ground for Connacht. Sale inflicted Connacht’s 21st loss in European competitions, ensuring th(...)

 Connacht’s Bundee Aki and Perry Humphreys of Worcester Warriors during their  European Rugby Challenge Cup round two encounter.  Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Connacht 15 Worcester 8 Connacht flattered to deceive in their victory over Worcester Warriors. Although ultimately grabbing control of Pool five in (...)

John Muldoon: will captain Connacht again in the Challenge Cup clah against Oyonnax. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Momentum is the key word in Connacht’s vocabulary this week as they change focus with a novel visit to Switzerland. French opponents Oyonnax will cr(...)

Connacht’s Jack Carty and John Muldoon tackle Nathan Hughes of Wasps at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry on Wednesday night. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Wasps 40 Connacht 22 Wasps enjoyed their second pre-season win over Irish opposition with a 40-22 victory over Connacht at the Ricoh Arena in Covent(...)

Connacht’s Bundee Aki: switches to outside centre for clash with Zebre. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Zebre v Connacht. Stadio Lanfranchi, 5:05pm (Irish time) There is a touch of second season syndrome affecting last season’s champions Connacht. While(...)

Galway’s Jack Kenny celebrates his late goal. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Galway 3-10 Kilkenny 0-17 Substitute Cian Salmon capped a remarkable Croke Park finale with the match winning goal to secure Galway’s Electric Ireland(...)