Steve Crosbie

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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(...)

Ian Keatley: Munster outhalf is the product of  Belvedere College, UCD and the  Leinster academy and also played for  Connacht. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

When Leinster completed the sleeves-rolled-up win in Sandy Park last Sunday which reaffirmed their status as European Champions Cup contenders, 18 of (...)

Eduardo Bello tackles James Cannon of Connacht. Photograph: Matteo Ciambelli/Inpho

Zebre 24 Connacht 10 Connacht Rugby’s season is in danger of unravelling after two losses on the bounce in games Kieran Keane would have expected to(...)

Zebre’s Marcello Violi tackles Tom Farrell during the match in Parma. Photograph: Matteo Ciambelli/Inpho

Zebre 24 Connacht 10 Zebre closed the gap on opponents Connacht with a 24-10 victory in their Conference A Guinness Pro14 clash in Parma. Two penal(...)

Pita Ahki and Finlay Bealham are both in the Connacht team for the trip to Italy. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Connacht head coach Kieran Keane has included new signing Pita Ahki in his starting XV to face Zebre on Saturday. Ahki who came off the bench to mak(...)

Connacht’s Niyi Adeolokun goes past Luther Obi of Toyota Cheetahs to score his side’s opening try during the Guinness Pro 14 game at the Sportsground in Galway. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Connacht 23 Cheetahs 15 Kieran Keane’s midterm Connacht report reads “average, must do better.” And the former school teacher, who sets himself “hig(...)

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.(...)

Connacht’s Eoghan Masterson scores a try. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho
Kings prove no match for Connacht
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  • September 9, 2017, 22:09

Connacht 32 Southern Kings 10 The feel-good factor continued in Galway on Saturday night when Connacht grabbed a deserved bonus-point victory over S(...)

“I think he is excited to be playing rugby, which is what he loves. It is nice to have him back and with the lads who take care of him.”

Connacht outhalf Marnitz Boshoff is in line for a return to action after nearly five months out of action. The 28-year-old is available for Connacht’s(...)

Connacht coach Pat Lam: “We’re very aware of where we are in this competition and what we need to do.” Photograph: Inpho

Connacht’s focus has to be on a match-by-match basis rather than being overly fixated on or disillusioned by the league standings. The defending champ(...)

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