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Connacht Rugby trio Denis Buckley, Tom McCartney and John Cooney have all returned from injury to take their place in the starting XV for round 9 of the Guinness PRO12 against Cardiff Blues. Buckley runs out at the Sportsground tomorrow night for his 100th Connacht appearance and his first game…

Youth and mini-rugby sections of clubs are to benefit from the sale of the new book, Connacht — The Team That Refused To Die, with 25% of the cover price being retained for grassroots level. The book, which charts Connacht’s history in the professional era and also has a detailed…

A fascinating new book is soon to be launched which outlines how Connacht twice came back from the brink of extinction to capture the Pro12 crown in such glorious fashion last May. The famous march by over 2,000 supporters to the IRFU headquarters helped save Connacht in 2003, but details…

Ahead of tomorrow’s Guinness PRO12 round 7 clash with Leinster at the RDS, Pat Lam has made three personnel changes to his Connacht side that defeated Zebre in Europe five days ago. Tiernan O’Halloran, who missed out last week through injury, returns to the starting lineup and will take his…

Connacht Rugby and the IRFU have announced the contract renewals of senior players Bundee Aki and Ultan Dillane.   Commenting on the latest contract news, Connacht CEO Willie Ruane said:   “Both Bundee and Ultan made it clear from the start that they were keen to stay and play their rugby…

The Irish under 20s complete their World championship pool with a game against Georgia this evening in Manchester.   A win guarantee’s a semi-final spot for Ireland, kick off is at 5.30.   Head coach Nigel Carolan has made 13 changes to the team that beat New Zealand last time…