Connacht Articles

Connacht Results

The weekend of rugby in Connacht was once again a revelaing on as Corinthians, Connemara and Monivea all delivered bonus point wins on Sunday and are now firmly in the category of title contenders in Divison 1a. Ballinasloe have their first win after a narrow 11-9 win over Westport, Galwegians and OLBC remain bottom without […]

Connacht Previews

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Connacht Junior League Division 1a Sunday (2:30 unless stated): Ballinasloe v Westport Even at this very early stage of the season, this one has an important feel to it with both sides coming into the weekend without a win. Westport failed to garner even a point from their opening home tie with Connemara, Ballinasloe were […]

Connacht Review

OLBC Monivea

You can tell a lot from an opening weekend in most leagues and Connacht is no different. While our preview underlined the unpredictability in the division heading into the campaign, just one weekend of action has helped us make a bit more sense of things. Results Connacht Junior League Division 1a
 Westport 3, Connemara 14 […]

Connacht Weekend Previews

Ballyhaunis Creggs

Connacht Junior Division 1a Ballina v Ballinasloe, The north Mayo side are always a fairly safe bet to win at home but this could be an early season scare all the same as Ballinasloe are looking to really kick on in this campaign. Draw Galwegians v Corinthians, Neither of these sides will be at full […]

Connacht 1a Season Preview

Westport Corinthians

Connacht Division 1a There is only one question that matters on the Junior rugby scene for another season. Can the senior clubs be stopped? Galwegians and Corinthians secured both major trophies last season in fine style and as a new campaign kicks off this Sunday, Galway city’s two All Ireland League clubs look stronger than […]

Galwegians Win League

Senior League 2014

Galwegians are Senior League kingpins in Connacht after completing a clean sweep of victories on Saturday afternoon. It marks a good start for new Head Coach Matt Brown then against two of the sides that his sky blues outfit will meet in Division 1b of the Ulster Bank League this year. On Saturday, Galwegians toppled […]

The New Season on KnockOn.ie

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Hi folks, Rob Murphy here, creator and editor of KnockOn.ie. The new season is upon us and KnockOn.ie will be looking to keep track of all the big stories and events in club rugby across the country over the next ten months. The first port of call though is to update you on what has […]

Connacht Senior Update

Galwegians Buccaneers

The Connacht Senior league has started, The stand out game so far came on Saturday in Round 2 at Crowley Park where newly promoted Galwegians got the better of Buccaneers in a gripping contest. Buccaneers beat Corinthians in round one while Galwgeians recieived a walkover against Sligo. The other game in round two last weekend […]

Connacht 1a Fixtures

Ballinasloe Corinthians

Connacht Division 1a Fixtures 14/15 The new Connacht season will kick off with some fascinating encounters on September 7th. The clash of last year’s runners up OLBC and 2013 champions Monivea at the Sportsground might well be the highlight. Reigning league champions Corinthians have a fairly ideal start for early September with an away fixture […]

Club Rankings 11th -15th

Ashbourne Roscrea

Ireland’s Top 30 Provincial League Clubs (11-15) Part 3 of our top 30 rankings, teams ranked 11th to 15th. Rankings are based on performances in Round Robin Qualifiers, provincial leagues, All Ireland Cup and provincial cup competitions. The relative strength of each of the four leagues was judged on results in qualifiers and the All […]

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