With over 50% of the votes, Connacht back Craig Ronaldson has been awarded the Player of the Month for November, in association with Hartmanns of Galway and Seiko Watches.

The 25-year-old is one of only three Connacht players to have featured in every game this season (along with Bundee Aki and Finlay Bealham) and was awarded the Man of the Match in the month’s opening win over Benetton Treviso.

The Kildare man, who joined Connacht from AIL side Lansdowne RFC at the start of the 2013/14 season, has switched between outhalf and inside centre. It was in the number 12 jersey that he started for the two PRO12 games last month against Treviso and Munster. He was on kicking duties on both occasions and kicked a total of 26 points.

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

“Craig has been a solid player for us again this season. His versatility in the back line and place kicking abilities offer the coaches even more options and he put in some great performances last month. He is an extremely hard working individual and I’m delighted that he is being recognised with this award.”

Richard Hartmann, Director of Hartmann Jewellers added:

“Everyone at Hartmanns would like to congratulate Craig on his first Player of the Month award. November was another fantastic month for Connacht supporters with the win over Munster undoubtedly the highlight. Craig has been a mainstay in the team all season and has really established himself in an already competitive backline.”

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 www.hartmanns.ie



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