For the second season in a row, Connacht wing Matt Healy has been named the Player of the Month for January in association with Hartmanns Jewellers  and Seiko Watches.

The 26-year-old was selected as one of three nominees by the management team and his team mates for his impressive performances on the pitch and his hard work and commitment off it. He was then applauded across social media where he won nearly 50% of the votes from the Connacht Rugby supporters.

Healy topped the try scoring last month with three tries in five starts – crossing away to Scarlets and for a brace against Enisei-STM at the Sportsground. The former Ireland U20’s scrumhalf is currently Connacht’s joint top try scorer for the season with Danie Poolman.

Currently in his fourth season with the province, Matt has played and started in 15 of Connacht’s 19 games so far this season in what has been an impressive run for the former Lansdowne FC back.

Commenting on the January Player of the Month, Team Manager Tim Allnutt said:

“It’s little surprise that Matt has won this award. He has had a fantastic season with us and is a very popular player among our supporters who undoubtedly have enjoyed watching him run in some fantastic tries again this season.”

Richard Hartmann, Director of Hartmann Jewellers added:

 “Once again this season, Matt has been one of the most thrilling players to watch in Irish rugby and we, along with the supporters, are delighted to present him with this Player of the Month award.”

Hartmanns of Galway are the leading store in the west of Ireland stocking a huge array of the world’s top watch and Jewellery brands. They have been long-time supporters of Connacht Rugby.

Beyond this array of Premier Designers and watch brands you will find the largest collection of diamond engagement and wedding rings which their team will be delighted to present to you in the comfort of private viewing rooms. Find out more on



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