Connacht v Munster: 3 takeaways from Connacht’s New Year’s Day win

It’s often said that error-strewn games are one’s for the purists, but even the purists would have struggled with this Connacht-Munster match. A final score of 10-8, 31 penalties between the sides, 4 yellow cards. You get the picture; it was a tough watch and probably even tougher to play in. However, if there is…

Twitter Analysis: Connacht’s breathless, 15-body defence

Didn’t have the time to put together an article last week, but here’s a quick video I made on Connacht’s unorthodox, hands-off defence and how it worked when the western province faced the Bulls in Round 2 of the URC. You can click on the Twitter link below to watch the video: <-> If you’ve…

Connacht v Dragons: Another turn on the Connacht coaster

This one will hurt. After an expectedly bumpy ride earlier on in Round 1 that saw Connacht lose away to Cardiff, followed by the heady heights of Round 2’s 34-7 win over the Bulls, Connacht fans could have been forgiven for looking at Round 3’s home game against the Dragons and hoping for a smoother…

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