The Saints Hot stuff in the cold Connacht deserve absolutely all the plaudits in the world for playing through temperatures of around -20 celcius and managing to beat Enisei STM…

Tom McCartney

TOM McCARTNEY swapped New Zealand for Ireland last year when he joined Connacht, but before he left Auckland his team-mates put together a tribute video. The hooker’s nickname is ‘Freak’…

The Saints The Bee team Having seen reigning champions Northampton cruise past 50 points against Gloucester in the Aviva Premiership’s opening match, Wasps might have been a tad nervous about…

The Connacht full-back has an off-the-wall chat with Sarah Mockford RUGBY WORLD: First up, Gavin, do you have any nicknames? GAVIN DUFFY: Just boring ones like Gavlar. At Harlequins, Mel…

THE ARRIVAL of Heineken Cup rugby at Connacht has brought a feel-good factor to the province this season, and the performances of Shane Layden, a 19-year-old academy back, have personified…

leo cullen ireland

In what is a busy week for the Ireland squad, two Irish teams will play games in the space of three days.  An Ireland Select XV will take on Connacht…

fetu'u vainikolo connacht

Connacht Rugby have completed the signing of winger Fetu’u Vainikolo from Super 15 franchise The Highlanders. The 26 year old Tongan born winger moved to New Zealand when he was…

keith matthews connacht

Keith Matthews will celebrate his 100th cap when he lines out for Connacht this Friday against Edingburgh (The Sportsground – ko 19.45 01/04/11) The 28 year old centre joined Connacht…

Connacht sign Matthew Jarvis and James Loxton

CONNACHT RUGBY look to bring young blood to the folds of Galway by sigining 2 promising young players.  20 year old Matthew Jarvis has been signed from the Ospreys and…