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From The42 Connacht hit Ospreys for six to record their biggest win of the season West Is Best

Connacht hit Ospreys for six to record their biggest win of the season

Andy Friend’s side had the bonus point secured by half-time in a very convincing home win.

From The42 Murray settling into new surroundings after departure from double winners West Is Best

Murray settling into new surroundings after departure from double winners

The Sligo Rovers man will be playing for a new club this season for the third consecutive year.

From The42 Russell Westbrook broke a 51-year-old Wilt Chamberlain record last night West Is Best This post contains videos

Russell Westbrook broke a 51-year-old Wilt Chamberlain record last night

OKC star recorded a triple-double for the 10th straight game.

From The42 'A great day for them and a great day for Connacht': Friend salutes international call-ups West Is Best This post contains videos

'A great day for them and a great day for Connacht': Friend salutes international call-ups

The Connacht head coach marvelled over his trio of uncapped players who have been called up for international duty.

From The42 Bray's struggles continue as Sligo end their run of five home games without a win West Is Best

Bray's struggles continue as Sligo end their run of five home games without a win

The victory sees Ger Lyttle’s side move up to seventh in the table, while the Seagulls stay bottom.

From The42 'We've come this far, we'll do it our way': Connacht's unbelievable day in the sun West Is Best

'We've come this far, we'll do it our way': Connacht's unbelievable day in the sun

Aly Muldowney was in the heart of everything at Murrayfield.

From The42 Boshoff in line for debut and Buckley returns as Connacht name strong side for Cardiff visit West Is Best

Boshoff in line for debut and Buckley returns as Connacht name strong side for Cardiff visit

The Springbok will start on the bench tomorrow night in Galway.

From The42 Tennis balls to pitbulls: How Lam and Ellis made Connacht skills the envy of everyone West Is Best

Tennis balls to pitbulls: How Lam and Ellis made Connacht skills the envy of everyone

“We have a saying in Connacht that we share the workload. It’s not about getting forwards and wrecking them so they can’t run with 20 minutes to go.”

From The42 Stephen Bradley suffers first league defeat as Sligo win thriller at the Showgrounds West Is Best

Stephen Bradley suffers first league defeat as Sligo win thriller at the Showgrounds

Dave Robertson’s side enjoyed a 3-2 win over the Dublin side.

From The42 Ronan Kennedy leads the way as Leitrim win an All-Ireland qualifier for just the second time West Is Best

Ronan Kennedy leads the way as Leitrim win an All-Ireland qualifier for just the second time

Shane Ward’s side have ended Waterford’s campaign.

From The42 12 big steps in Connacht's brilliant title-winning season West Is Best This post contains videos

12 big steps in Connacht's brilliant title-winning season

There was a lot of important groundwork laid long before Saturday’s terrific Pro12 Grand Final display.

From The42 'What fuels blind faith?': Connacht's video marking their long-term vision is brilliantly spine-tingling Grassroots To Green Shirts This post contains videos
From The42 Galway's fine form continues as they move up to third with another home win West Is Best

Galway's fine form continues as they move up to third with another home win

Disappointment for Finn Harps at Eamonn Deacy Park.

From The42 Lam determined to build a legacy in Connacht West Is Best

Lam determined to build a legacy in Connacht

‘The boys know I cannot stand running straight into people. They know I expect some expression, I expect us to have options.’

From The42 Comeback trail boost as Connacht scrum-half Cooney extends contract West Is Best

Comeback trail boost as Connacht scrum-half Cooney extends contract

A Heineken Cup-winner with Leinster, Cooney went west on a loan deal last season.

From The42 Delaney backs Mayo plans to have League of Ireland team Into The West

Delaney backs Mayo plans to have League of Ireland team

The county is also hoping to host at least two international fixtures in the next four years.

From The42 Carty's cross-field kick for Connacht and the rest of the weekend's Pro12 action West Is Best

Carty's cross-field kick for Connacht and the rest of the weekend's Pro12 action

The western province were flying the flag as Ireland’s only winners at the weekend.

From The42 Kiwi influx means Connacht can re-join Europe's elite in 2015 Glass Half Hopeful

Kiwi influx means Connacht can re-join Europe's elite in 2015

Former Connacht hooker Adrian Flavin reviews the province’s season and tips them to qualify for the Rugby Champions Cup.

From The42 One of their own: Connacht appoint ex-fullback Willie Ruane as new CEO Best In The West

One of their own: Connacht appoint ex-fullback Willie Ruane as new CEO

Ruane, who represented his province and Galwegians in the 1990s, will take over in the summer after 15 years in the banking sector.

From The42 'David ran to Goliath': This video has us pumped for Connacht's rematch with Toulouse West Is Best

'David ran to Goliath': This video has us pumped for Connacht's rematch with Toulouse

The Sportsground is all sold out for Saturday’s visit of the four-time champions.

From The42 Mayo star Cora Staunton inspires Carnacon to All-Ireland club championship West Is Best

Mayo star Cora Staunton inspires Carnacon to All-Ireland club championship

Donaghmoyne were left ruing an awful tally of 16 wides in Carrick-on-Shannon.

From The42 Galway double their pleasure with All-Ireland Camogie glory West Is Best

Galway double their pleasure with All-Ireland Camogie glory

Ailish O’Reilly’s first half goal proved the catalyst in a scrappy affair at Croke Park.

From The42 Fionn Carr reveals he turned down Leinster contract for Connacht return Natural Born Winger

Fionn Carr reveals he turned down Leinster contract for Connacht return

The winger missed out on famous Heineken Cup clashes out West but is eager for big nights in Galway this season.

From The42 Straight from Machu Picchu in Peru, it's the Mayo 4 Sam girls West Is Best

Straight from Machu Picchu in Peru, it's the Mayo 4 Sam girls

First Hernán Cortés conquers the place, then these ladies from Ballina show up.

13 things you know for sure if you're from Galway

Never go near the swans at the Claddagh, for example.

From The42 Galway book spot in All-Ireland Minor semi's after pulling clear of Laois West Is Best

Galway book spot in All-Ireland Minor semi's after pulling clear of Laois

The Tribesmen were losing by three points after a lightning Laois start but rallied emphatically.

From The42 As it happened: Connacht v Biarritz, Heineken Cup West Is Best

As it happened: Connacht v Biarritz, Heineken Cup

We were in Galway for the crucial pool three clash between the westerners and two-time European finalists.