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Connacht’s Kyle Godwin is tackled by Charlie Matthers and Ambrose Curtis of Wasps in a pre-season friendly at Dubarry Park, Athlone last Saturday. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Australian international Kyle Godwin is ready to embrace the challenge of playing rugby in the northern hemisphere and says it was thanks to former co(...)

Connacht’s James Connolly carries against Wasps. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Connacht 43 Wasps 10 Connacht Rugby will seek a third win on the trot this week to complete a positive pre season, but can expect to find former coac(...)

Robin Copeland is readying himself for his maiden season in Galway after leaving Munster for Connacht. Photograph: Gary Carr/Inpho

Framing Robin Copeland as John Muldoon’s replacement requires some focus. Different characters all together. One’s a naturally gifted number eig(...)

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 have signed   Melbourne Rebels backrow Colby Fainga’a. Photograph: Scott Barbour/Getty Images

Connacht have signed backrow Colby Fainga’a Australian Super Rugby side the Melbourne Rebels. The 27-year-old made his Super Rugby debut playing for(...)

Waikato’s Sevu Reece will join Connacht for the new season. Photograph: Marty Melville/Inpho

Connacht have announced the signing of winger Sevu Reece from Waikato in New Zealand. The 21-year-old, while playing much of his rugby on the wing, (...)

Andy Friend: The 49-year-old has had a varied career over the last 23 years as an assistant coach at Test level and head coach in Super Rugby, the English Premiership and in Japan. Photograph: Daniel Carson/Photosport/Inpho

Connacht have at least been able to move quickly in appointing a successor to Kieran Keane and, aside from his wealth of experience, the attraction in(...)

Connacht and the IRFU have announced Andy Friend as the province’s new head coach. The Australian has signed a three year contract and will arrive in(...)

Ulster operations director Bryn Cunningham

Ulster have said they cannot reveal the name of their next coach for another few weeks. In an unusual move on Saturday minutes after their match agai(...)

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