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Connacht agree loan deal for Leinster duo

Quinn Roux and John Cooney will join Connacht on loan from PRO12 champions Leinster next season.

Are Mayo Finally Ready for All-Ireland Success?

With the current All-Ireland champions, Donegal clearly undergoing a troublesome period at the moment - underlined by their weekend Ulster final defeat at the hands of Monaghan - now is the perfect opportunity for Mayo to rise up and be counted when September eventually rolls around.

Connacht team to face Benetton Treviso

Eric Elwood has announced his team to face Benetton Treviso in Round 19 of the RaboDirect PRO12 league.

Munster beat Connacht but no bonus point

Paul O'Connell made a try-scoring return in Munster's 22-0 RaboDirect PRO12 derby win over Connacht.

Irish Rugby Wolfhounds v English Saxons: Preview, team news & live...

Rarely has there been so much excitement and genuine interest in a Wolfhounds game as tonight’s encounter with the English Saxons in Galway.

Heineken Cup: Rampant Harlequins show Connacht no mercy

Harlequis ran out 47-8 winners over Eric Elwood's men to secure their place in the Heineken Cup quarter finals alongside Toulon who beat Cardiff Blues 45-25

King offered Connacht job but went to Saints, now Lam is...

Connacht are expected to announce a replacement for Eric Elwood in the coming weeks and according to reports ex-Auckland Blues coach Pat Lam is top of the running along with former Wasps and Sale coach Tony Hanks

Munster v Connacht team news: all change for Rob Penney’s side...

Munster Head Coach Rob Penney has made sweeping changes to the starting XV that travels to Galway tomorrow to take on Connacht in the RaboDirect PRO12

Heineken Cup round-up: four losses for four different reasons and worse...

It was a weekend to forget for Irish rugby as all four provinces lost their respective Pool matches in the Heineken Cup

Connacht CEO Tom Sears hits back at Schmidt

Connacht CEO Tom Sears released a sternly-worded statement in response to Leinster Head Coach Joe Schmidt’s comments at yesterday’s press conference.

Joe Schmidt: Mike McCarthy isn’t the only player interested in coming...

Leinster manager Joe Schmidt hit back at claims from Connacht CEO Tom Sears that the Heineken Cup champions had effectively poached Mike McCarthy

Connacht CEO: Mike McCarthy’s Leinster switch is ‘not in the best...

Connacht CEO Tom Sears says that Leinster's 'persistent targeting' of players such as Mike McCarthy is 'disappointing' and 'not in he best interests of Irish rugby'.