Nigel Carolan

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Connacht backs coach Nigel Carolan. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Having escaped the harshest of new Covid-19 measures, Connacht were back at the Galway Sportsground on Tuesday preparing for a charter flight to Wales(...)

Hugo Keenan during Leinster squad training. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

During Ireland’s famous win over New Zealand in the 2016 Under-20 World Championship in Manchester, the head coach, Nigel Carolan, recalls a key momen(...)

New Zealand’s George Bridge is tackled by Ireland’s Jacob Stockdale during the Rugby World Cup quarter-final in Tokyo last September. Photograph: Odd Andersen/AFP via Getty Images)

Following Ireland’s defeat to New Zealand in last year’s World Cup quarter-final in Japan, Jacob Stockdale noted the messages urging him “to kill hims(...)

Max Deegan with attack coach Mike Catt during Tuesday’s training session. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Max Deegan and Jordan Larmour once formed a centre partnership for the Wanderers’ Under-12 minis, were reunited after school in the colours of Leinste(...)

Leinster’s James Ryan celebrates victory over Glasgow in last season’s Pro14 final. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The conversation is brief. But at times it seems as if James Ryan feels he is being coaxed down a rabbit hole. His natural stillness, his unflappabili(...)

Jack Carty is currently Connacht’s only fit No 10. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Connacht’s Jack Carty has been passed fit to travel to Parma for Saturday’s PRO14 meeting with Zebre, but unavailable are fellow Ireland players Bunde(...)

A dejected  Jacob Stockdale at the final whistle of Ulster’s   Heineken Champions Cup quarter-final defeat to Leinster at the Aviva stadium. Photograph: Michael Steele/Getty Images

This game forever spins on an error by a 22-year-old well on track to becoming Ireland’s greatest winger. Jacob Stockdale remains the ultimate enterta(...)

Conor O’Brien celebrates his try against Ulster. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Conor O’Brien is on the cusp of realising a childhood dream to play for Leinster in the Heineken Champions Cup. The likelihood is Leo Cullen will regi(...)

Connacht head coach Andy Friend and backs coach Nigel Carolan during the   captain’s run at NMU Madibaz Stadium, Port Elizabeth, South Africa, in November 2018. Photograph:  James Crombie/Inpho

Coaching is a precarious business, and as a long-serving director of the Connacht academy Nigel Carolan had that rare commodity – job security. He cou(...)

 Billy Holland at Munster rugby squad training in UL, Limerick on New Year’s Eve.  Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

Pro 14: Connacht v Munster Kick-off: 7.35pm. Venue: The Sportsground, Galway. On TV: Live on TG4, EirSport 1 & Premier Sports 2. A war(...)

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