John Porch

37 results

Connacht’s Mack Hansen with fans after the win over Ulster in the United Rugby Championship match at the  Aviva Stadium. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Connacht 36 Ulster 11 To put the scale of this result in context, this was Connacht’s second biggest win over Ulster in the history of the fixture an(...)

Connacht’s John Porch celebrates after scoring a try with Conor Fitzgerald  during the United Rugby Championship match against Ulster at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Connacht 36 Ulster 11 Connacht varnished their historic occasion in some style, an utterly compelling, inventive and increasingly dominant display yi(...)

Scott Fardy: played 76 times over four seasons for Leinster. “Fards is a competitive animal, he doesn’t like losing,” says Guy Easterby. “He’s added so much in terms of mindset and not taking a backward step.” Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

CJ Stander and Scott Fardy will ride off into the sunset with their legacies assured; Marcel Coetzee will leave some big shoes to fill at Ulster and t(...)

Connacht  head coach Andy Friend during training ahead of his side’s clash with Leicester. Photograph:  Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Challenge Cup Round of 16 preview: Leicester Tigers v Connacht Rugby  Saturday 8pm, Mattioli Woods Welford Road Statistics do not lie. Connacht’(...)

Connacht’s Kieran Marmion scores a try during the Guinness Pro 14 game against the Scarlets at  Parc y Scarlets. Photograph: Andy Watts/Inpho

Scarlets 41 Connacht 36 Connacht signed off their Guinness Pro 14 season with a loss to Scarlets, but with Champions Cup rugby achieved and a second (...)

Australia’s Ambassador to Ireland, Gary Gray is pictured  at the raising of the aboriginal flag at the Australian embassy on on St Stephens Green in Dublin on Friday. Photograph: Justin MacInnis/Mac Innes Photography

The Australian embassy on Dublin’s St Stephen Green has made history by being among the first diplomatic outpost of that country to permanently fly th(...)

Craig Casey during Munster rugby squad training at UL in Limerick on Tuesday. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

MUNSTER v CONNACHT Thomond Park (7.35, live on Eir Sport, Premier Sports) A victory on Friday night will guarantee Munster a place in the Guinness P(...)

Rhys Webb dives to score a try during the Ospreys’ win over Connacht. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Connacht 20 Ospreys 26 Connacht’s woeful home record continued in the Galway Sportsground after failing to account for visitors Ospreys who grabbed a(...)

John Porch has shone for Connacht. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Not having the budgets of their competitors in the Guinness Pro14, never mind the Premiership and Top 14, Connacht have always had to shop for bargain(...)

Connacht’s Jack Carty in action against Racing 92 in the Champions Cup. Photograph: Inpho

Racing 26 Connacht 22 European rugby continues to compel and confound as Connacht once again stepped onto the big stage and came within a score of p(...)

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Next
  • Last »