Connacht

Connacht was founded on 8 December 1885. The club was  formed to compete with the Leinster, Munster and Ulster , which were founded in 1879, and whose teams had been formed in 1875. The province is currently made up of 25 senior clubs.

Connacht plays its home games at the Galway Sportsgrounds and have been part of European rugby competitions since 1997-1998. The club made it’s debut in the Heineken Cup 2011–12 and won one it’s Pro14 title in 2015–16.

Fixtures

(Round 4)
7:35 pm
United Rugby Championship
The Sportsgrounds

Connacht v Munster

(Round 5)
7:35 pm
United Rugby Championship
The Sportsgrounds

Connacht v Leinster

(Round 6)
7:35 pm
United Rugby Championship
The Sportsgrounds

Connacht v Scarlets

(Round 7)
7:35 pm
United Rugby Championship
Liberty Stadium

Ospreys v Connacht

(Round 8)
7:35 pm
United Rugby Championship
Thomond Park

Munster v Connacht

(Round 9)
3:15 pm
United Rugby Championship
The Sportsgrounds

Connacht v Benetton

(Round 10)
7:35 pm
United Rugby Championship
The Sportsgrounds

Connacht v Ulster

(Round 11)
7:35 pm
United Rugby Championship
Royal Dublin Society

Leinster v Connacht

(Round 12)
5:15 pm
United Rugby Championship
The Sportsgrounds

Connacht v Cell C Sharks

(Round 13)
7:35 pm
United Rugby Championship
The Sportsgrounds

Connacht v Emirates Lions

(Round 14)
3:05 pm
United Rugby Championship
Stadio Sergio Lanfranchi

Zebre v Connacht

(Round 15)
7:35 pm
United Rugby Championship
Rodney Parade

Dragons v Connacht

(Round 16)
3:05 pm
United Rugby Championship
The Sportsgrounds

Connacht v Edinburgh

(Round 17)
7:35 pm
United Rugby Championship
The Sportsgrounds

Connacht v Cardiff Rugby

(Round 18)
7:35 pm
United Rugby Championship

Glasgow Warriers v Connacht

Results

(Round 3)
28 - 14
United Rugby Championship
Loftus Versfeld

Vodacom Bulls v Connacht

(Round 2)
38 - 15
United Rugby Championship
Cape Town Stadium

DHL Stormers v Connacht

(Round 1)
36 - 10
United Rugby Championship
Kingspan Stadium

Ulster V Connacht

(Round 18)
22 - 20
United Rugby Championship
The Sportsgrounds

Connacht v Zebre

(Round 17)
41 - 21
United Rugby Championship
Jonsson King's Park Stadium

Cell C Sharks v Connacht

(Round 16)
30 - 33
United Rugby Championship
Emirates Airline Park

Emirates Lions v Connacht

(Round of 16 - 2nd Leg)
56 - 20
European Champions Cup
Aviva Stadium

Leinster v Connacht

(Round of 16 - 1st Leg)
21 - 26
European Champions Cup
The Sportsgrounds

Connacht v Leinster

(Round 15)
17 - 21
United Rugby Championship
Stadio Comunale Monigo

Benetton v Connacht

(Round 14)
8 - 45
United Rugby Championship
The Sportsgrounds

Connacht v Leinster

(Round 13)
56 - 8
United Rugby Championship
Murrayfield Stadium

Edinburgh v Connacht

(Round 10)
19 - 17
United Rugby Championship
The Sportsgrounds

Connacht v DHL Stormers

(Round 12)
23 - 29
United Rugby Championship
Parc y Scarlets

Scarlets v Connacht

(Round 8)
32 - 12
United Rugby Championship
Kingspan Stadium

Ulster v Connacht

(Round 11)
20 - 42
United Rugby Championship
The Sportsgrounds

Connacht v Glasgow Warriors

(Round 4)
37 - 31
European Champions Cup
Stade Jean Bouin

Stade Francais v Connacht

(Round 3)
28 - 29
European Champions Cup
The Sportsgrounds

Connacht v Leicester

(Round 9)
10 - 8
United Rugby Championship
The Sportsgrounds

Connacht v Munster

(Round 2)
29 - 23
European Champions Cup
Mattioli Woods Welford Road

Leicester v Connacht

(Round 1)
36 - 9
European Champions Cup
The Sportsgrounds

Connacht v Stade Francais

(Round 7)
47 - 19
United Rugby Championship
Royal Dublin Society

Leinster v Connacht

(Round 6)
46 - 18
United Rugby Championship
The Sportsgrounds

Connacht v Ospreys

(Round 5)
36 - 11
United Rugby Championship
The Sportsgrounds

Connacht v Ulster

(Round 4)
20 - 18
United Rugby Championship
Thomond Park

Munster v Connacht

(Round 3)
22 - 35
United Rugby Championship
The Sportsgrounds

Connacht v Dragons

(Round 2)
34 - 7
United Rugby Championship
The Sportsgrounds

Connacht v Vodacom Bulls

(Round 1)
33 - 21
United Rugby Championship
Cardiff City Stadium

Cardiff Blues v Connacht

(Round 3)
2:30 pm
Women's Interprovincials
The Sportsgrounds

Connacht v Ulster

(Round 2)
2:30 pm
Women's Interprovincials
Musgrave Park

Munster v Connacht

(Round 1)
12 - 17
Women's Interprovincials
The Sportsgrounds

Connacht v Leinster

(Round 16)
41 - 36
PRO14
Parc y Scarlets

Scarlets v Connacht

(Round 15)
14 - 15
PRO14
The Sportsgrounds

Connacht v Edinburgh

(Round 14)
20 - 17
PRO14
Thomond Park

Munster v Connacht

(Round 13)
17 - 19
PRO14
Stadio Comunale Monigo

Benetton v Connacht

(Round 12)
32 - 17
PRO14
The Sportsgrounds

Connacht v Cardiff Blues

(Round 5)
20 - 30
PRO14
Rodney Parade

Dragons vs Connacht

(Round 8)
20 - 26
PRO14
The Sportsgrounds

Connacht v Ospreys

(Round 11)
10 - 16
PRO14
The Sportsgrounds

Connacht vs Munster

(Round 10)
24 - 35
PRO14
Royal Dublin Society

Leinster vs Connacht

(Round 9)
19 - 32
PRO14
The Sportsgrounds

Connacht vs Ulster

(Round 4)
31 - 14
PRO14
The Sportsgrounds

Connacht vs Benetton

(Round 7)
12 - 47
PRO14
Stadio Sergio Lanfranchi

Zebre vs Connacht

(Round 6)
14 - 20
PRO14
The Sportsgrounds

Connacht vs Scarlets

(Round 3)
26 - 37
PRO14
Murrayfield Stadium

Edinburgh vs Connacht

(Round 2)
29 - 7
PRO14
Rodney Parade

Cardiff Blues vs Connacht

(Round 1)
28 - 24
PRO14
The Sportsgrounds

Connacht vs Glasgow Warriers

Connacht Men’s Senior

Connacht Women’s Senior

Women’s Interprovincials 2021/22

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Women’s Interprovincials 2022/23

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United Rugby Championship 2022/23

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Irish Shield (URC)

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Connacht Senior Team Statistics

PlayerPosition Pts
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ausJohn PorchWinger32400000
irlJosh MurphyFlanker32400000
ausByron RalstonWinger31860000
irlDave HeffernanHooker31540000
irlKieran MarmionScrum-Half31460000
irlDenis BuckleyProp31450000
irlPaul BoyleFlanker21350010
irlTom DalyCentre21340000
irlDavid HawkshawCentre313313100
engOran McNultyWinger21310000
irlFinlay BealhamProp21160000
tgaLeva FifitaLock21130000
irlGavin ThornburyLock21080000
irlConor FitzgeraldFly-Half21076000
irlJack AungierProp310110200
irlPeter DooleyProp3950000
irlConor OliverFlanker2920000
irlDylan TierneyHooker2865100
irlNiall MurrayLock2840000
nzlShamus Hurley-LangtonFlanker3830000
irlCian PrendergastLock1800000
irlTiernan O’HalloranFull-Back1800000
irlCaolin BladeScrum-Half2775100
irlSam IlloProp1230000
irlBundee AkiCentre1100001

Connacht Senior Women Statistics

PlayerPosition Pts
irlMeadbh ScallyFlanker1800000
irlOrla DixonCentre1800000
irlKate FeehanFlanker1800000
irlCatherine MartinCentre1800000
irlUrsula SammonCentre1800000
irlFiona ScallyLock1805100
irlNicole FowleyFly-Half1802000
irlShannon TouheyWinger1785100
irlMoya GriffinHooker1740000
irlMary HealyScrum-Half1700010
irlAifric O’BrienFlanker1670000
irlNicole CarrollFly-Half1670000
irlCiara FarrellFlanker1640000
irlHannah CoenProp1400000
irlShannon HeapesProp1400000
irlElizabeth McNicholasProp1400000
irlJulia BauerProp1400000
irlFaith OviaweFlanker1160000
irlMegan WalshWinger1130000
irlSinead RigneyLock1130000
irlEmily GavinFlanker160000
irlRhiann HeeryWinger120000

Vodacom Bulls survive late Connacht fight back

A strong first half performance from Vodacom Bulls was enough to beat Connacht 28-14 in the URC.

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URC Preview: Vodacom Bulls V Connacht

Connacht travel to Pretoria to face Vodacom Bulls today at 5:30pm, but will be without Bundee Aki who starts his eight week ban.

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Red alert as Stormers blow Connacht away

A moment of madness from replacement Bundee Aki saw this game settled for the Champions as Stormers ran to a comfortable bonus point victory in Stellenbosch this afternoon.

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URC Preview: DHL Stormers V Connacht

Connacht will look to bounce back from an opening round defeat, as they travel to face the Stormers, kick off is 1:30pm.

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Ulster cruise past Connacht in Round 1 of URC

Ulster commenced their URC campaign with a convincing bonus-point, 36-10 win over Connacht at the Kingspan Stadium tonight.

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