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Andy Friend backs Connacht duo to do Ireland proud if selected

5 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Connacht coach Andy Friend said that his scrum-half Caolin Blade and centre Tom Farrell are fired-up and ready to answer Ireland’s call if they received a call up to Joe Schmidt's Six Nations squad...

Jack Carty extends his stay at Connacht

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Roscommon man made his Connacht debut as an academy player in September 2012 and has gone on to make 118 appearances for his home province.   Commenting on the signing, Head Coach of Connacht...

Who's hot and who's not heading into round 5?

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Defending champions Leinster Rugby and Munster Rugby rounded off their Heineken Champions Cup Round 5 preparations with contrasting Guinness PRO14 victories at the weekend.    Leinster...

PRO14 Round 12 Highlights: Connacht Rugby v Ulster Rugby

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Connacht ground out a 21-12 win over Ulster in round 12 of the Pro14. Connacht started the match strongly and crossed for two tries to build a 14-0 lead. A Connacht error from a cross kick saw Ulster score...

PRO14 Round 12 Highlights

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

    Glasgow Warriors v Edinburgh Rugby     Scarlets v Cardiff Blues     Benetton Rugby v Zebre Rugby   Connacht Rugby v Ulster Rugby     Dragons...

Confident Connacht complete double over Ulster

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

For the second time in the Pro14 season, Ulster were beaten by Irish rivals Connacht.       Connacht climbed to second in Conference A with a relatively comfortable 21-12 Pro14 win...

PRO14 Round 11 Highlights: Leinster v Connacht

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leinster completed a sensational comeback to edge Connacht  33-29 in round 11 of the Pro14. Connacht opened the scoring with an early try, but Leinster hit back with their first score shortly after...

Big Interview: 'I got a call from Joe, it's nice to know I'm getting closer' - Cian Kelleher

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Connacht have registered 23 points out of a possible 25 in their last five games, they're in red-hot form with 19 tries in that time, and Cian Kelleher rounded off the scoring at Stade Aime Giral where...

Round 11 – Previews

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

After a European break the Guinness PRO14 returns with a bang in Round 11 and with derby season beginning it should be a thrilling weekend. It all kicks off on Friday night when Ulster host Munster, while...

PRO14 Round 10 Highlights: Cheetahs v Connacht Rugby

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

A competitive match between these two teams, but  Connacht rugby managed to keep their defense tight and come away with a win against the Cheetahs in their Guinness Pro 14 match. the halftime...