Jake Heenan

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Joey Carbery: moved from Leinster to Munster

The memories remain vivid but professional sport permits but the briefest pause to enjoy success. Leinster’s record breaking double of Champions Cup a(...)

Connacht’s John Muldoon celebrates team-mate Kieran Marmion’s try at the Guinness PRO14 against Leinster at the Sportsground in Galway. Photograph: Gary Carr/Inpho

When Ian Botham marked one of his returns from test match exile by taking a wicket with his first ball, Graham Gooch said to him: “Who writes your scr(...)

Pupils from St Nicholas’ Parochial School in Galway putting their message across at Eyre Square during the launch of Galway Plastic Free Week on Monday. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Ros na Rún actors, a rugby flanker and restaurateur are among participants in Galway’s initial “plastic-free” week, spearheaded by the city’s first ci(...)

 Connacht’s Tiernan O’Halloran could move to Munster next summer. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

The ripple effect caused by Simon Zebo leaving Munster this summer could see Tiernan O’Halloran switching from Galway to Limerick next season. Irelan(...)

Coach Kieran Keane: Connacht are light in the back row with both Eoin McKeon  and Jake Heenan   joining Jarrad Butler and  Seán O’Brien on the injury list. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Kieran Keane will return to Italy for the first time in 38 years when he takes his Connacht squad to Parma for Saturday’s Pro 14 encounter with Micha(...)

Connacht’s Craig Ronaldson: he is  out of action with a calf injury. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Connacht’s new signing, former New Zealand Sevens player Pita Ahki, could make an earlier than expected appearance on the playing field when Connacht (...)

Connacht’s Niky Adeolokun in action during the squad’s training session at the Sportsground. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Kieran Keane’s first season in charge is not going according to plan as Connacht head to Switzerland for the opening weekend of European competition.(...)

Rory Scholes: makes his first start of the season for Connacht against Dragons at Rodney Parade. Photograph: Tommy Grealy/Inpho

Dragons v Connacht, Rodney Parade, 7.30 The combatants share a common perspective on this Guinness Pro14 match, indentifying it as a must-win encount(...)

Connacht coach Kieran Keane: “There is pressure, no doubt about that, but I’m actually rather pleased to be playing at home.” Photograph: Inpho

Connacht are “champing at the bit” for the start of this season’s Pro 14 Championship on Saturday, according to new coach Kieran Keane. Although not(...)

Conor Murray has been voted  player of the year by Rugby Players Ireland. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Busy news day in Irish rugby. The sweetest World Cup draw imaginable, confirmation that the five year residency rule arrives in 2020 and Conor Murray (...)

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