Roscommon Herald

New county job for former Roscommon footballer

Former Roscommon footballer Michael Finneran has been appointed as the new manager of the Westmeath senior ladies’ football team. The appointment was announced at a meeting of Westmeath LGFA’s county board last night. A member of the St Dominic’s club in Knockcroghery, he brings a wealth of experience to the...
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2021-22 United Rugby Championship – Leinster vs Connacht Preview & Prediction

Select the sports you want to hear about and TSZ will send the best previews, analysis and predictions straight to your inbox. Sign up today!. When is Leinster vs Connacht taking place? Leinster vs Connacht will take place on Friday 3rd December, 2021 at 19:45 (UK) Where is Leinster vs...
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Global Broadcast Information – Leinster Rugby v Connacht

The second of our back-to-back interprovincial fixtures is upon us this weekend where Leinster Rugby welcome Connacht to the RDS Arena (Friday, KO 7.45pm). The Official Leinster Supporters Club (OLSC) has compiled the following broadcast information for those of you unable to make the game:. Ireland: LIVE on TG4 from...

Leo Cullen keen to see Harry Byrne in "big game" with Connacht

Leinster head coach Leo Cullen has attempted light a fire under Harry Byrne ahead of Friday night's game with Connacht. Harry replaces brother Ross at out-half in one of ten changes Cullen's made to the side beaten last week by Ulster at the RDS. Adding to the air of competition,...

Strong Local Connection As Connacht And Leinster Name Teams For Inter-Pro Derby

Robbie Henshaw switches to inside centre for Leinster's inter-pro derby with Connacht. Leo Cullen recalls several Irish internationals to their matchday including James Lowe, Hugo Keenan, Calen Doris and Josh Van Der Flier. Connacht meanwhile make three changes to their team for the clash at the RDS. Portlaoise's Eoghan Masterson...

Read the Leinster v Connacht official match programme

The official digital matchday programme for Leinster Rugby v Connacht Rugby at the RDS Arena is available to read now. The latest edition of this season’s match programme features interviews with Autumn Nations Player of the Series, Caelan Doris, and Academy Prop Jack Boyle, while second row Josh Murphy takes on the A-Z quiz as he readies for his 50th Leinster Rugby appearance.

Connacht name their side for Leinster clash

Connacht have made three changes to their starting XV for Friday’s URC interpro away to Leinster at the RDS Arena (k/o 7.45pm). Having all come off the bench last week, Oisín Dowling, Eoghan Masterson and Peter Robb are named to start in the second row, blindside flanker and inside centre respectively.

Gordon D’Arcy reckons the URC’s new format will harm Leinster’s chances

Gordon D’Arcy believes that the shortened format of the United Rugby Championship has harmed Leinster’s chances of winning the tournament. Leinster suffered their first loss of the URC season on Saturday night, as Ulster claimed a deserved 20-10 victory against Leo Cullen’s side at the RDS Arena. The home side...

Masterson stresses need for consistency as Connacht set sights on Leinster

© James Crombie INPHO Connacht’s Eoghan Masterson. UNDERSTANDABLY, THE MOOD has been pretty good around Connacht for a few weeks now. Under Andy Friend and his new-look coaching team, the province are beginning to purr again. Last weekend they put on a superb showing to thrash the Ospreys in the howling wind and rain, picking up where they left off before the international break, when they put Ulster to the sword at the Aviva Stadium.

Bundee Aki not available for Connacht this Friday due to knee injury

Bundee Aki remains sidelined with an injury a from the Connacht side for Friday evening’s meeting with Leinster. The Ireland and Lions centre has been out of the action since picking up a knee injury during the November series against the All Blacks. The game takes place in the RDS,...
Roscommon Herald

Cregg officially announces his retirement from inter-county football

Roscommon senior footballer Cathal Cregg has officially announced his retirement from inter-county football. “Cathal has enjoyed a long and successful career with the Roscommon senior football team,” said a statement from Roscommon GAA this evening. Cathal made his inter-county senior debut in 2006 against Limerick in the National Football League...

Mayo man to be honoured at volunteers in sport awards

Mayo’s Peter Mullen will receive nationwide recognition for his years of dedicated volunteer work with St. Anne’s Boxing Club at next week’s virtual Federation of Irish Sport Volunteers in Sport Awards ceremony. Once described as ‘the face of Westport boxing for over half a century’ by the President of the...