James Connolly rugby player
James Connolly rugby player

James Connolly

19th Apr 1993 1.89m/100kg No. 8

Having signed his first professional contract in December 2015, Connolly played in two Challenge Cup matches in the 2014/15 season, including the quarter-final against Gloucester.

October 2016 saw him extend his stay at Connacht and signed to remain at Sportsground until at least the summer of 2018.

In March 2018 he signed a new deal with Connacht that will see him remain at the club until the end of the 2018/19 season.

Since graduating from the Connacht Academy, Connolly has played 28 times for the province. He made his debut in the Challenge Cup in the 2014/15 season and has made six appearances so far this season.

(As of 30 March 2018)


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