Joe Joyce rugby player
Joe Joyce rugby player

Joe Joyce

7th Feb 1994 1.93m/119kg Blindside Flanker

How the Irish provinces can progress in the champions cup

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Pool 1 Next match – Lyon v Connacht, Matmut Stadium de Gerland, Saturday 1pm There is a sorry look to the table from a Connacht point of view with just one try bonus point from two games...

Connacht beat Munster but win comes at a cost

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

IRISH COACH Andy Farrell will anxiously await news on the extent of an injury picked up by winger Mack Hansen, which forced him off in the closing stages as Connacht ended a five-match losing run with...

Connacht squad named for 2024 opener with Munster

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Connacht matchday 23 has been named for Monday’s New Year’s Day clash with Munster at a sold-out Sportsground (k/o 3pm). There are six changes from the side that started the narrow loss...

Match Preview: Ulster v Connacht

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Having started the season so well, Connacht now head to Belfast on the back of four successive defeats in all competitions. They have conceded 173 points along the way, losing to Vodacom Bulls (53-27)...

Mack's back to face Ulster

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Mack Hansen returns to the starting XV ahead of tomorrow's interpro derby as Connacht travel up to Belfast to take on Ulster in Kingspan Stadium (7.35pm). The Irish international missed last weekends...

Hartley notches brace as Saracens run rampant

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Inside centre Tom Hartley, making his first start in the Investec Champions Cup, notched a brace for Saracens in a 55-36 rout of Connacht Rugby at StoneX Stadium on Saturday afternoon. The...

Carty to make 200th appearance at Saracens

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Club captain Jack Carty will line out for Connacht for the 200th time on Saturday, after he was named to start against Saracens in the Investec Champions Cup tomorrow in London (k/o 1pm). The Roscommon...

Aki named in Champions Cup opener

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bundee Aki has been handed his first Connacht start of the season in tomorrow’s Investec Champions Cup opener against Bordeaux-Begles at The Sportsground (k/o 8pm).  The World Player of the...

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...

All you need to know: Bulls v Connacht

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Another week in South Africa as Connacht take on the Vodacom Bulls in Round 6 of the BKT United Rugby Championship at Loftus Versfeld. Here’s everything you need to know ahead of Saturday’s...