The extended Connacht Juniors squad has announced ahead of the first Inter-Provincial clash against Ulster on Saturday 27th April in Ballina RFC.

Galway Bay Hotel Logo300Connacht head into the game looking to earn an historic third championship in a row, having won their first series in 2011, and have secured sponsorship with the Galwya Bay Hotel.

This year’s squad has been drawn from nine clubs across all three of the junior leagues of Connacht rugby and see’s each division represented, with the top two teams of division 1A featuring 12 of the initial 31 strong squad.

Connacht will look to emulate last year’s 13-10 victory over Ulster when they host them in Ballina RFC next Saturday.

Connacht Juniors (extended squad):

Forwards (from): 

1. Tom Toolan.          ( Ballina )

2. Ronan Coughlan.  ( Monivea )

3. Mairtin Lee.           ( Corrib )

4. Richard Kelly.        ( Ballina )

5. Paul Mc.Creanor.  ( OLBC )

6. Pat Mullins.            ( Loughrea )

7. Liam Scahill.         ( Westport )

8. Conor Forde.         ( Ballina )

9. James Moran.       ( OLBC )

10. Philip Timoney.  ( Ballina )

11.Conor Hastings.   ( Westport )

12. John Hayes.       ( Ballinasloe )

13. Wille Cullinane. ( Loughrea )

14. Mike Ward.         ( Monivea )

15. Aidan Mc.Nulty.  ( Ballina )

16. Dave Reilly.        ( OLBC )

Backs  (from):

1. Mickey Murphy.      ( Ballina )

2. Conor Loughrey.    ( Ballinasloe )

3. Donncha Carey.     ( OLBC )

4. Jamie Murphy.       ( Tuam )

5. Sam Johnson.        ( Ballina )

6. Jerome Harrimate. ( Ballina )

7. Dave Prior.             ( OLBC )

8. Conor Mulligan.     ( OLBC )

9. Cillian Waldron.    ( UCG )

10. Andrew Mc.Aleer. ( Westport )

11. Seamus Fahy.      ( Monivea )

12. Darren Griffin.      ( Loughrea )

13. Dave Ryan.          ( UCG )

14. Conor Dever.       ( Ballina )

15. Eamon Dowling.  ( OLBC )

Manager: Sean Brennan

Coaches: Ambrose Conboy, Cory Brown & Mark Mullins

Physio: Killian Deenihan

Logistics Manager: Jimmy Lawless

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