Noel Mannion

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Garbally’s Oisin McCormack celebrates scoring a try with Jack Dempsey and Cormac Finn during the Connacht Schools Senior Cup final. Photo: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Garbally College 31 CBS Roscommon 6 The aristocrats of Connacht Schools’ rugby prevailed over the Roscommon rookies in a new pairing in this year’s T(...)

John Fallon writes that arrival of Pat Lam, a New Zealander of Samoan descent, provided the inspiration for this year’s Pro12 final win over Leinster. Photograph: The Irish Times

Connacht Rugby was close to disbandment seven years ago, according to a new book on the highly successful team. Journalist John Fallon, who served as(...)