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.

Connacht bag bonus point win in Aviva

Connacht got a well deserved bonus point victory , over Ulster in tonight’s Round 5 meeting, in the United Rugby Championship, coming out 36-11 winners this evening.

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Match Preview: Connacht v Ulster

Ulster will aim to extend their unbeaten run, as they face fellow Irish province Connacht, at the Aviva Stadium this evening, in the United Rugby Championship, which kicks off at 5:15pm.

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Thomand heartbreak for Connacht

A late Diarmuid Barron try keeps Munster unbeaten this season, on the fifth anniversary of the passing of legendary Munster player and Coach Anthony Foley, as they were 20-18 winners over Connacht in tonight’s action, in the United Rugby Championship at Thomond Park.

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Connacht fail to tame Dragons

Despite a bright opening half Connacht fell to a disappointing 35-22 defeat at the hands of the Dragons at the Sportsgrounds in their third game of the United Rugby Championship on Saturday night.

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Match Preview: Connacht v Dragons

Andy Friend's Connacht side prepare to host the Dragons at the Sportsgrounds this evening (5:15pm) in the third round of the United Rugby Championship with three changes in their starting team.

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United Rugby Championship

PosTeamPWDLPFPAPDTBPPts
155001624611623424
25401136865020420
35401149846520319
45311117902715418
5540110510058117
65302109105414315
75203103104-111513
85203112136-2415412
952031311062516311
105203120160-4014311
115203113114-112210
1241128086-6817
13410370101-31726
14410385113-281015
15410349101-52415
16500552161-109611

Irish Shield (URC)

PosTeamPWDLPFPAPDTBPPts
155001624611623424
25401136865020420
35401149846520319
452031311062516311

Fixtures

(Round 6)
United Rugby Championship
The Sportsgrounds

(Round 7)
United Rugby Championship
Royal Dublin Society

(Round 8)
United Rugby Championship
Kingspan Stadium

(Round 9)
United Rugby Championship
The Sportsgrounds

(Round 10)
United Rugby Championship
The Sportsgrounds

(Round 11)
United Rugby Championship
The Sportsgrounds

(Round 12)
United Rugby Championship
Parc y Scarlets

(Round 13)
United Rugby Championship
Murrayfield Stadium

(Round 14)
United Rugby Championship
The Sportsgrounds

(Round 15)
United Rugby Championship
Stadio Comunale Monigo

(Round 16)
United Rugby Championship
Emirates Airline Park

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

(Round 18)
United Rugby Championship
The Sportsgrounds

Results

(Round 5)
United Rugby Championship
The Sportsgrounds

(Round 4)
United Rugby Championship
Thomond Park

(Round 3)
United Rugby Championship
The Sportsgrounds

(Round 2)
United Rugby Championship
The Sportsgrounds

(Round 1)
United Rugby Championship
Cardiff City Stadium

(Round 16)
PRO14
Parc y Scarlets

(Round 15)
PRO14
The Sportsgrounds

(Round 14)
PRO14
Thomond Park

(Round 13)
PRO14
Stadio Comunale Monigo

(Round 12)
PRO14
The Sportsgrounds

(Round 5)
PRO14
Rodney Parade

(Round 8)
PRO14
The Sportsgrounds

(Round 11)
PRO14
The Sportsgrounds

(Round 10)
PRO14
Royal Dublin Society

(Round 9)
PRO14
The Sportsgrounds

(Round 4)
PRO14
The Sportsgrounds

(Round 7)
PRO14
Stadio Sergio Lanfranchi

(Round 6)
PRO14
The Sportsgrounds

(Round 3)
PRO14
Murrayfield Stadium

(Round 2)
PRO14
Rodney Parade

(Round 1)
PRO14
The Sportsgrounds

Tweets

Connacht Senior Team Statistics

PlayerPosition Pts
ausMack HansenFly-Half539020410
irlJack CartyFly-Half538756110
irlTiernan O’HalloranFull-Back53755100
irlUltan DillaneLock53553000
ausJohn PorchWinger43155100
irlFinlay BealhamProp53010000
irlDave HeffernanHooker52910000
irlPaul BoyleFlanker52875100
ausJarrad ButlerNo. 852730000
irlTom DalyCentre427310200
irlConor OliverFlanker52640000
irlMatthew BurkeProp52550000
irlKieran MarmionScrum-Half424810200
irlCian PrendergastLock42390000
irlThomas FarrellCentre32285100
engSam ArnoldCentre51930010
irlNiall MurrayLock31805100
irlOisin DowlingFlanker41750000
irlJordan DugganProp41450000
irlShane DelahuntHooker41090000
tgaLeva FifitaLock2900000
ausBen O’DonnellCentre1800000
irlJack AungierProp4760000
nzlAbraham Papali’iNo. 81450000
irlConor FitzgeraldFly-Half3365100
nzlDominic Robertson-McCoyProp1230000

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