Connacht Rugby

Connacht Rugby (Irish: Rugba√≠ Connachta) is one of the four professional provincial rugby teams from the island of Ireland. Connacht competes in the Pro12 and the European Rugby Champions Cup. Connacht plays its home games at the Galway Sportsgrounds, which holds 8,100 spectators. 

Are you a rugby fan? You will love Galway! 


Great news: this man has signed a contact extension for 2017/18. 291 caps for his home province and counting.

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As Connacht Rugby is much smaller team than other provinces in Ireland, you will find it easier to get tickets for the world-class rugby matches! 

Connacht Rugby v Dragons (PRO12 16/17) on 18/02/2017 19:35 
Connacht Rugby v Zebre (PRO12 16/17) on 03/03/2017 19:35 
Connacht Rugby v Leinster Rugby (PRO12 16/17) on 15/04/2017 19:35 

You can buy tickets for all of these on the Connacht Rugby Official Website 

Connacht Rugby fans get 10% discount with Barnacles hostel

Make it a Galway getaway! Grab some of the great value beds in Barnacles Galway (with free breakfast included) and enjoy your time in Galway after the match, hopefully celebrating Connacht’s Rugby Win! 

You won’t have to go too far, a lot of partying happens just outside of our doors! 

So put your battle colors on, support Connacht Rugby and enjoy Galway with us!