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Connacht's Buckley a doubt this week but Thornbury could return this month
There was some good news on the injury front for Andy Friend’s squad.
Denis Buckley back but Connacht's front-row problems set to continue
Mattie Burke, Jack Aungier and Dominic Robertson-McCoy are all injured for Friday’s trip to Ulster, while Finlay Bealham is on Six Nations duty.
Major boost for Connacht with Buckley set to return from injury this weekend
The 31-year-old loosehead has been sidelined with a long-term ACL injury.
All time
Connacht happy with depth for next season but Buckley injury a concern
Mack Hansen and Leva Fifita will join the province this summer.
Aki returns after long absence as Buckley set for 200th Connacht cap
Andy Friend’s side take on Bentton on Saturday.
'Connacht have shown a lot of loyalty to me and I have been loyal to them'
Denis Buckley will become the third member of Connacht’s 200 Club this weekend.
'We're all delighted. He's had a rough road over the last two years'
Connacht man Sean O’Brien made his return last weekend after two years of injuries.
International cap remains the goal for Connacht stalwart Buckley
The Roscommon man has had to wait for his chance on the Test stage to come along despite excellent displays out west.
Buckley set to sign new Connacht deal despite interest from Ulster
The 28-year-old loosehead is a key player for the western province.
Denis Buckley focuses on Connacht form after featuring in Ireland camp
The 28-year-old was superb as Connacht’s pack took Zebre apart in the scrum on Saturday.
'If you want to play for Ireland you have to play in Ireland, and that was a big factor'
Denis Buckley has been a star for Connacht but still hasn’t been capped by Ireland.
Homegrown Carty and Buckley sign new two-year deals with Connacht
As has Ireland international Quinn Roux.
Injury toll rises for Lam's Connacht as Buckley and Robb hit by concussion
Back row Nepia Fox-Matamua has picked up a hamstring issue.
'My 1st year in the academy we finished bottom': Buckley eager after missing Connacht's finest hour
The westerners were in Sale yesterday for training session with added intensity.
Connacht prop Buckley recovering quickly after ankle surgery, Henshaw set for scan
Sitting third in the table, Pat Lam says his side are ‘in a good place’ to achieve their season’s goals.
Connacht's injury crisis shows no signs of abating as Buckley goes under the knife
Saba Meniugara has been added to the Challenge Cup squad.
'Chasing a few kilos': How this Connacht prop got prepped for a new season
The loosehead has put himself through ‘horrible’ conditioning to get back in to peak condition for the season ahead.
Connacht more ruthless, 'harder on each other' in pursuit of fine margins
After missing out in one heart-breaking circumstance after another, the western province believe their extra experience can get them over the line and in to the Champions Cup in 2016.
Hanrahan, McCloskey and 5 full internationals included in Emerging Ireland squad for Tbilisi
Allen Clarke and Girvan Dempsey coach the side to face Italy, Uruguay and Georgia next month.
5 players Joe Schmidt will be keeping a close eye on in the Pro12
We’ve picked out two Leinster players and one each from Munster, Ulster and Connacht.
The Bangor Bulldozer and The Dartist: 5 bolters who could make Ireland's World Cup squad
Can any of these young bucks force themselves into Joe Schmidt’s plans?
Half-term report: Connacht keen to make further progress under Lam
The western province have been the story of the season so far in Ireland.
'The bottom of a collapsed scrum isn't a nice place to be' - Connacht's Buckley
Denis Buckley measures himself every day at Connacht training against three international props.
Connacht reward homegrown 'heroes' with two-year contracts
Pat Lam says that keeping local players involved in Connacht is an inspiration for the next generation.
8 of Roscommon's best sporting moments in 2013
Inter-county struggles, but plenty to shout about at club level across the Shannon.
Pat Lam settles into life at Connacht as players begin to drop like flies
The New Zealander expanded on his rugby philosophies, which hopefully includes decent player management.
Going nowhere: Buckley signs new deal with Connacht
The Roscommon native has signed a two-year extension to his current deal.
Pro12: Team of the week
Two defeats and squeaky wins for Leinster and Ulster but some players shone through the morass.
Size matters: Connacht fought a losing battle against European heavyweight
Was Denis Buckley really a whole 50 kilos lighter than his direct opponent? “Don’t believe the programme.”
Column: Irish fans sing because it brings unity, and what else do we have?
The history of public singing in Ireland suggests it emerges as a response to troubled times, writes Denis Buckley.
Expert view: Our Heineken Cup Q&A with Donal Lenihan
Only a few hours to go until the big kick-off.
Column: When Bob Marley came to Dublin, things changed for me
Bob Marley’s 1980 concert at Dalymount Park shook up a conservative Ireland. Denis Buckley remembers his schoolboy trip to the gig, just months before Marley’s death.
5 questions for the Fringe: Denis Buckley
Each day for the 16 days of ABSOLUT Fringe 2011 in Dublin, we quiz the creatives on how they work, why they work – and their tips for the festival.
Column: What is an artist for?
Denis Buckley has been a doorman and a welder but now that he’s a poet, he’s trying to define what exactly that value that holds at this time…