Sam Illo rugby player
Sam Illo rugby player

Sam Illo

16th Feb 2001 1.85m/118kg Tighthead Prop

Connacht squad named for Challenge Cup meeting with Benetton

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Pete Wilkins has named his side for Sunday's EPCR Challenge Cup quarter-final against Benetton in Treviso. There are four changes from the side that beat Pau last week - with three of them due to...

Connacht team named for visit of Lions

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Connacht Head Coach Pete Wilkins has named his side for tomorrow’s BKT United Rugby Championship meeting with Emirates Lions at Dexcom Stadium (5.15pm).   There are five changes to the side...

Four changes to Connacht for trip to Cardiff in URC

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Connacht head coach Pete Wilkins has named his side for tomorrow’s trip to Cardiff in the BKT United Rugby Championship (k/o 5.15pm).  There are four changes from the side that saw off Bristol...

Match Preview: Vodacom Bulls v Connacht Rugby

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springboks star Willie Le Roux makes his Vodacom Bulls debut as he opens the latest chapter in an illustrious career that has taken in spells at the Sharks, Cheetahs, Griquas, Wasps and out in Japan. “To...

Connacht travelling squad to South Africa named

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Connacht management team have named a 29-man travelling squad to South Africa for the BKT United Rugby Championship fixtures against the Hollywoodbets Sharks and Vodacom Bulls. This evening the squad...

Connacht squad named for Edinburgh trip

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Tadgh McElroy and Seán O’Brien have been handed their first Connacht starts in Saturday’s BKT United Rugby Championship clash away to Edinburgh (k/o 7.35pm). The inclusion of the hooker...

Connacht team announcement v Glasgow Warriors

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

  The Connacht management team have made four changes to their starting XV for tomorrow’s clash with Glasgow Warriors – their final BKT URC game before the playoffs.John Porch...

Two changes to Connacht squad for Dragons clash

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Connacht management team have named the matchday 23 for tomorrow’s BKT United Rugby Championship tie with the Dragons RFC at Rodney Parade in Newport, Wales (k/o 7.35pm) Shayne Bolton on the...

Connacht Rugby: New two-year deal for Sam Illo

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Tighthead prop Sam Illo has renewed his contract for another two years, keeping him at Connacht Rugby until at least 2025.   Illo joined Connacht from Leinster in 2021 and has so far made 7 appearances....

Squad named for New Year's Day interpro with Leinster

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Connacht management team have made eight changes to their side for Sunday’s BKT URC interpro with Leinster at the RDS Arena (k/o 7.35pm).   There are starts for Peter Dooley, Dave Heffernan,...