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 adult 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 it’s single Pro14 title in 2015–16.

Schools Rugby:

Fixtures

(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
Scotstoun Stadium

Glasgow Warriers v Connacht

Results

(Round 4)
35 - 21
EPCR Challenge Cup
Kingston Park Stadium

Newcastle Falcons v Connacht

(Round 3)
24 - 50
Women's Interprovincials
The Sportsgrounds

Connacht v Munster

(Round 3)
61 - 5
EPCR Challenge Cup
The Sportsgrounds

Connacht v CA Brive

(Round 2)
19 - 25
Women's Interprovincials
Kingspan Stadium

Ulster v Connacht

(Round 12)
24 - 12
United Rugby Championship
The Sportsgrounds

Connacht v Cell C Sharks

(Round 1)
38 - 10
Women's Interprovincials
Energia Park

Leinster v Connacht

(Round 11)
41 - 12
United Rugby Championship
Royal Dublin Society

Leinster v Connacht

(Round 10)
20 - 22
United Rugby Championship
The Sportsgrounds

Connacht v Ulster

(Round 2)
24 - 31
EPCR Challenge Cup
Stade Amédée-Domenech

CA Brive v Connacht

(Round 1)
22 - 8
EPCR Challenge Cup
The Sportsgrounds

Connacht v Newcastle Falcons

(Round 9)
38 - 19
United Rugby Championship
The Sportsgrounds

Connacht v Benetton

(Round 8)
24 - 17
United Rugby Championship
Thomond Park

Munster v Connacht

(Round 7)
19 - 22
United Rugby Championship
Liberty Stadium

Ospreys v Connacht

(Round 6)
36 - 14
United Rugby Championship
The Sportsgrounds

Connacht v Scarlets

(Round 5)
0 - 10
United Rugby Championship
The Sportsgrounds

Connacht v Leinster

(Round 4)
20 - 11
United Rugby Championship
The Sportsgrounds

Connacht v Munster

(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)
12 - 12
Women's Interprovincials
The Sportsgrounds

Connacht v Ulster

(Round 2)
31 - 7
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

EPCR Challenge Cup Pool A 2022/23

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33201112476516210
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930124570-25513
1030034573-28711

United Rugby Championship 2022/23

PosTeamPWDLPFPAPDTBPPts
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312804370261109491143
4128043783087046739
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1311506241315-7426424
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1512309261336-7528416
16120012200437-2373044

Irish Shield (URC)

PosTeamPWDLPFPAPDTBPPts
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212804370261109491143
3126062421984431630
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Women’s Interprovincials 2022/23

PosTeamPWDLPFPAPDTBPPts
13300110416918315
2310259107-48926
32101983662915
4200219102-83311

European Champions Cup Pool B

PosTeamPWDLPFPAPDTBPPts
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244001351013418319
34400115476812218
44310108387016317
541031181041416610
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741126165-4817
841126395-32717
9410385118-33937
10411251102-51606
1140047791-14955
12401331125-94402

United Rugby Championship

PosTeamPWDLPFPAPDTBPPts
1181305546279267731466
218122446431115360961
3181206412300112511159
4181107524388136671357
5181116537365172621056
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14186012362577-21539428
15183114319570-25138923
16181017257698-4413048

Irish Shield (URC)

PosTeamPWDLPFPAPDTBPPts
1181305546279267731466
2181206412300112511159
3181107524343181651155
418909399502-10351440

Women’s Interprovincials 2021/22

PosTeamPWDLPFPAPDTBPPts
1330010019813214
232018143381519
330123160-29213
4301229119-90202

PRO14 Group B

PosTeamPWDLPFPAPDTBPPts
116140241325016348864
21680839635343531345
316808319333-1436739
416808265284-1930436
515609230320-9026428
6150015226369-1433066

Connacht Senior Team Statistics

PlayerPosition Pts
ausJohn PorchWinger13101210210
irlJack CartyFly-Half1079361010
irlConor OliverFlanker1376710200
irlMack HansenWinger1072315300
irlThomas FarrellCentre107015100
irlDavid HawkshawCentre1168333300
irlNiall MurrayLock1266710210
irlDenis BuckleyProp146650000
ausJarrad ButlerNo. 8126395100
ausByron RalstonWinger126295100
irlJosh MurphyFlanker116290000
irlDave HeffernanHooker126150000
irlCian PrendergastLock85960000
irlOisin DowlingFlanker125860000
irlFinlay BealhamProp1154330600
nzlShamus Hurley-LangtonFlanker125290000
irlPaul BoyleFlanker1050815320
irlKieran MarmionScrum-Half1350410200
irlPeter DooleyProp125020000
irlCaolin BladeScrum-Half1046825500
irlGavin ThornburyLock84530000
irlTiernan O’HalloranFull-Back84475100
irlConor FitzgeraldFly-Half1040633100
irlTom DalyCentre93785100
irlJack AungierProp1034815300
irlDylan Tierney-MartinHooker830410200
irlBundee AkiCentre53030001
irlDiarmuid KilgallenWinger430310200
irlDarragh Murray42600000
irlAlex WoottonWinger524520400
tgaLeva FifitaLock72440000
irlColm ReillyScrum-Half82310000
Cathal FordeFly-Half522015300
irlAdam ByrneWinger520010200
irlSam IlloProp51520000
engOran McNultyWinger31360000
irlJordan DugganProp51160000
irlCiaran BoothNo. 851140000
nzlDominic Robertson-McCoyProp41110000
scoGrant StewartProp3720000
irlOisin McCormack1170000

Connacht Senior Women Statistics

PlayerPosition Pts
irlOrla DixonCentre, Winger43205100
irlFiona ScallyLock43205100
irlNicole FowleyFly-Half432016000
irlShannon TouheyWinger43185100
irlMary HealyScrum-Half42720010
irlMairead CoyneFull-Back32210000
irlAva Ryder32175100
irlGrace Browne MoranFlanker32060010
irlClara BarrettWinger318620400
irlGrainne O’LoughlinProp31760000
irlLily Brady31690000
irlEmma Fabby21325100
irlLisa-Marie MurphyFlanker21100000
irlKarly Tierney21080000
ireKayla Waldron2970000
irlElizabeth McNicholasProp2890000
irlKate FeehanFlanker1800000
irlMeadbh ScallyFlanker1800000
irlCatherine MartinCentre1800000
irlUrsula SammonCentre1800000
irlMoya GriffinHooker1740000
irlHannah CoenProp3735100
irlAifric O’BrienFlanker1670000
irlNicole CarrollFly-Half1670000
irlNiamh O’GradyLock2640000
irlSonia McDermottLock2570000
irlLaoise McGonagleWinger1540000
irlEabha Nic Dhonnacha2420000
irlShannon HeapesProp1400000
irlJulia BauerProp1400000
irlOlivia Haverty2380000
irlOrla Fenton2330000
irlEmily GavinFlanker2285100
irlMollie StarrFlanker1240000
irlFaith OviaweFlanker1160000
irlMegan WalshWinger1130000
irlSinead RigneyLock1130000
irlRhiann HeeryWinger120000

Connacht fall to first EPCR defeat away to Newcastle

Connacht fell to their first defeat in the Pool stages of the Challenge Cup with a poor display away to Newcastle Falcons

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Munster Retain Women’s Interpro Crown With Unbeaten Record

Munster are the 2023 Vodafone Women's Interprovincial Series Champions after a commanding second half performance saw them to a bonus point win over Connacht this afternoon.

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Challenge Cup Preview: Newcastle Falcons v Connacht

After securing their place in the Last 16 of the Challenge Cup with a fine win over Brive last weekend, Connacht will be hoping for more of the same when they take on Newcastle Falcons at Kingston Park this evening. A home tie is what Andy Friend’s side want to secure. (Kick-off is 5.30pm).

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Women’s Interprovincial Preview: Connacht V Munster

Munster look to lift the Women's Interprovincial title in a clean sweep of the competition, when they travel to Galway to meet Connacht for a 1pm kick off at the Sportsground.

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Connacht Extend Unbeaten Run in Challenge Cup In Comfortable Fashion

A hat-trick of tries from Alex Wooton saw Connacht claim a comprehensive win over Brive at the Sportsground in Pool A of the Challenge Cup.

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