Wednesday 18 January 2017
Connacht’s season decider Connacht’s season decider
One day you’re the cock of the walk, the next a feather duster. Life is all about the rises and falls and it’s that fluid nature that makes it so interesting. Last week I talked about the Premier League pulling away from Europe and the same train of thought could have been said about European rugby. The change in rules for the Champions Cup coincided at a time when French and English clubs’ financial muscles were leaving the rest in the shade. This...read more...
Connacht Rugby dominate Zebre at Sportsground
Connacht secured a 10-try bonus point win over Zebre in round 5 of the Champions Cup on Saturday. The 66 – 21 win keeps Connacht’s hopes alive of reaching the last eight of the competition ahead of a trip to Toulouse next Sunday. While Matt Healy set the tone for the game with a try after one minute, Zebre showed their attacking strengths and got two tries in quick succession in the first quarter, each on the back of a solid scrum in the 22. But...read more...
Galway United season tickets now on sale
As new Galway United manager Shane Keegan puts the finishing touches to his squad for 2017, season tickets have now gone on sale. Eamonn Deacy Park have introduced two family season ticket options this year and 2017 season ticket holders will gain free admittance to all home pre-season friendlies and to all home underage matches in 2017. Season ticket prices are as follows: adult €180, third level student/senior citizen/unemployed €120, second...read more...
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