Category Archives: Match Reports

Connacht League Victory for College

NUIG women got their first win in the Connacht Women’s League under their belt a little too late in the season to be in contention for a final spot. The students took on the Canterbury Warriors (Carrick-on-Shannon/Longford) in their penultimate … Continue reading

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Winning Start to 2013-14 College League Campaign

NUIG received the kick off in slippery conditions to begin the 2013-14 SSI/IRFU college league campaign against UCC on Wednesday. The Galway women were keen to emulate their previous year’s league success against the Cork side and demonstrated this by … Continue reading

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NUIG defeated by Castlebar!

An eight-try rout of the touring students lent further weight to Castlebar’s claim on the Connacht league on Sunday, in Castlebar 54-nil to the Mayo hosts. While much of the game was contested at rucktime between cohesive NUIG forwards and … Continue reading

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NUIG lose to Carlow IT!

NUI Galway travelled to IT Carlow. Conditions were perfect for a game, although cold for the supporters who made the trip. The game started and it looked like NUI Galway had caught IT Carlow sleeping as some great rucking and … Continue reading

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NUIG defeat Carrick-on-Shannon!!

In crisp and foggy Castlebar conditions, NUIG eked out a hardfought five-nil victory over a vastly-improved Carrick-on-Shannon contingent. Throughout, both teams logged immense defensive performances and confined much of the play between the 22ms. That said, some enterprise (from both … Continue reading

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Sligo defeat NUIG!!

Sligo eked out a four-point 24-20 victory to further secure an unassailable and maiden Connacht Womens League title. This year’s league competition represents the first played under non-development rules and marks a major schism in the growth of womens rugby … Continue reading

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NUIG defeat UCC, last years CUSAI Intervarsities tournament champions!!

NUIG upset the CUSAI rugby applecart on Wednesday travelling south to Cork with the bare minimum 15 and leaving the hosts trailing by two on full-time. UCC, last winter’s CUSAI Intervarsities tournament champions, found themselves 14points adrift of the Galway … Continue reading

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