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Team News for Women's Inter-pro Leinster v Connacht

Friday, 28 August 2015

  Team News Leinster v Connacht  The team news for this weekend’s Senior Women’s Inter-pro’s has been announced. Connacht travel to face Leinster in Donnybrook on the back of a narrow defeat to Munster last weekend. Connacht are looking to get their campaign up and running and will be boosted by the ...

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Connacht Senior Squad Visit Erris RFC

Tuesday, 25 August 2015

  Following the 28 – 12 preseason win over Munster Rugby on Friday night and the successful 3rd place finish for the 7’s side in the World Club 7’s tournament, a 40-man Connacht squad made up of senior and academy players came together early on Sunday morning to begin the 2.5 ...

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Brave Connacht Downed by Munster in First Women's Inter-pro

Monday, 24 August 2015

  Connacht 3 Munster 8 (HT 3-3) Defending champions Munster held a resurgent second-half Connacht side to nil-all after the break, Munster's 18th minute penalty and unconverted try on half-time enough to steer them clear five points ahead at the finish in Galway.  Munster, well aware of Connacht's ability to convert turnover ball ...

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Job Opportunity - NUIG Rugby Development Officer

Monday, 24 August 2015

  NUIG - Rugby Development Officer Connacht Rugby is one of four professional rugby teams in Ireland playing in both the Guinness PRO12 and the European Challenge Cup. We are currently inviting applications for the position of ‘Rugby Development Officer’ to facilitate the continued development of Rugby in NUIG. The post holder ...

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Buccaneers Defeat Galwegians in the Connacht Senior League

Monday, 24 August 2015

  BUCCANEERS 73 GALWEGIANS 17 BUCCANEERS enjoyed a resounding and unprecedented 73-17 Connacht Senior League victory over champions Galwegians in front of a decent attendance at Dubarry Park, Athlone, on Saturday. Playing and weather conditions were near perfect with the pitch sporting a healthy sward of grass and looking all the better ...

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Portumna Girls Youth Open Day a Success

Friday, 21 August 2015

Portumna Girls Rugby would like to give a massive thanks to all who turned up for our open evening, great to see all the old faces and so many new ones. We had a great game of tag rugby and super to see all the players and coaches getting out on the pitch. We are ...

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Connacht Under 17's Complete Summer Programme

Friday, 21 August 2015

  Connacht U17 took on their Munster U17 counterparts on Tuesday at St Senans RFC in Shannon. Amid perfect playing conditions the two squads played out a thrilling and entertaining brand of rugby with the lead changing hands a number of times before Connacht ran out eventual winners. The challenge match is the ...

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IRFU Announce Long Term Player Development (LTPD) Model for Women's rugby

Tuesday, 18 August 2015

  LONG TERM PLAYER DEVELOPMENT MODEL LATEST STEP IN GROWING RUGBY PROGRAMME The Irish Rugby Football Union has developed a Long Term Player Development (LTPD) Model for Women's rugby, providing an integrated framework to facilitate the development of female players at all levels of participation and experience.  The model, launched troday, ...

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Team News Announced for Women's Inter-pro this Saturday

Tuesday, 18 August 2015

  Connacht Women’s Rugby hosts a rare representative doubleheader this weekend at The Sportsground, Munster the visitors – both senior and Under-18. 2014 Inter-pro Championship winners Munster denied the West Coasters tournament spoils last year with a 38m penalty on full-time to win 9-7. Had the penalty strayed wide, or indeed Connacht ...

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Sligo RFC - Give it a Try

Monday, 17 August 2015

    Sligo RFC has announced details of their hosting of the IRFU women’s rugby ‘Give it a Try’ programme. For further details see ...

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