Connacht Rugby are delighted to announce our partnership with Western Postform.

Western Postform is a family run business with 40 years’ experience designing and manufacturing bespoke fitted furniture and washroom systems in Ballinasloe Co. Galway.

WPF have recently moved into a new state of the art 40,000 Sqft manufacturing facility which is equipped with the latest machining technology alongside the great skilled team.

WPF have also recently been awarded the ISO 9001 & 14001 certification.

Connacht Rugby are delighted to announce the renewal of their partnership with HC Financial for another 2 seasons. This sponsorship has been a huge success since it began in 2013 and has also involved HC Financial providing financial advice to staff, players and the wider Connacht Rugby family over the past 8 years.
HC Financial advise hundreds of clients every year on life and critical illness cover, financial planning, savings and investments, retirement planning and pensions, mortgages and guidance through the complexity of the tax system.
They have the expertise and the experience to help people make the right financial decisions when they need it most. Their roots are firmly set in the West of Ireland for well over 30 years, with a local team of expert advisors on hand to work with real people with real concerns.
Gerry Cuddy, CEO of HC Financial says:
“Our partnership with Connacht Rugby is a wonderful opportunity to connect with the local community and a wider national audience, while sharing the values of dedication, integrity, energy, passion and humility”.
Michael Sherlock, Head of Sales at HC Financial says:
“Sport plays such a huge role for all of us, spectators and players alike. The last 20 months or so has required huge resilience and strength from the community as a whole, local businesses, the players and management and our own staff here at HC Financial. We look forward to the season ahead with renewed optimism and enthusiasm and a safe return to what we hold familiar and dear.
Philip Patterson, Head of Commercial and Marketing at Connacht Rugby says:
“We are delighted to renew our partnership with HC Financial. HC Financial have been official partners of the club since 2013 and we are grateful for their continued support not only in terms of their sponsorship but also for the level of support and services they have provided our staff and players. We look forward to continuing our journey with them during what will be an exciting period for the club both on and off the field’’

Intuity Technologies, the leading Managed IT and Managed Print provider to SME’s across Ireland, today announced it will renew its role as Connacht Rugby IT Systems and Security Partner.

Intuity Technologies have been working closely with Connacht Rugby for over two years now to ensure the off-pitch team have secure state of the art technology in place to support the winning team on the field.

Speaking at the announcement this week, CEO at Intuity Technologies, Gerard Cox said, “We are excited to continue our partnership with Connacht Rugby and look forward to supporting the team both on and off the pitch as we progress the digital transformation of the organisation”.

Gavin Duffy, Sponsorship Manager at Connacht Rugby said; “The team at Connacht Rugby have really enjoyed working with Intuity Technologies for the last two years. We have had unparalleled support and access to cutting edge technology solutions which, particularly in our new remote working environments, have proven invaluable. We look forward to our continued partnership. “

Headquartered in Galway with offices in Dublin and Sligo, Intuity Technologies delivers Managed IT and Managed Print Services,  IT & data security solutions and IT business solutions to clients across multiple sectors throughout Ireland.

If you are interested in beginning your Digital Transformation journey, contact Intuity Technologies today at

Connacht Rugby in partnership with BLK Sport, have revealed their new Home, Away and European jerseys for the 2020/21 season. The new jerseys are made in BLK’s improved Exotek fabric throughout the main body. Exotek was created exclusively for BLK to enhance athlete performance, while maximising player manoeuvrability.

The new Home jersey features a blend of greens on the torso and main body, with a solid black shoulder and sleeve with fluro green trim. The jersey also features a unique silicon gel logo application and fluro green Connacht branding on the lower back. The new Home jersey will be used for the first time when the Connacht Eagles take on Munster ‘A’ on the 19th of September in a behind closed doors pre-season fixture at The Sportsground. The new Away jersey will be worn the following week in the return fixture at Thomond Park.

The 2020/21 Away jersey brings a clean and classic look with a solid black base, featuring gold trim and detailing. The jersey also features a unique silicon gel logo application and gold Connacht branding on the lower back.

The new European jersey is a striking mix of electric green, solid black and vibrant purple. The jersey also features a unique silicon gel logo application and black Connacht branding on the lower back.

Our new principal partner, Genesys, will also feature across the front of the shirts for the very first time.

Commenting on the unveiling of the new jerseys, Head of Commercial and Marketing at Connacht Rugby Brian Mahony said:

“This year’s range is the strongest we have had and the feedback from the players has been fantastic. BLK have introduced some great garments this year, continuing to innovate the range. There is something there for everyone – from those who are looking for something subtle and smart, to those looking to make more of a statement. Our team have worked closely with BLK to deliver an exceptional product line for our supporters”.

Commenting on the new Connacht Rugby jerseys, Bruce Wood, Head of Brand Ireland at BLK Sport, said:

“Delighted to be launching all three kits together. All three are strong, distinctive and different. We’ve worked hard with Connacht Rugby management to deliver a range the players and supporters will be excited about. We look forward to seeing the kits on-field both in the Guinness PRO 14 and in the Heineken Champions Cup tournaments”.

The full Connacht range is exclusively available at Intersport Elverys and online at now.





Connacht Rugby are delighted to announce it has agreed a three-year partnership with Corrib Oil who will become Official Fuel Partner of Connacht Rugby. The partnership, which commences immediately ahead of the new 2020/21 season, will see the Corrib Oil logo incorporated onto the shorts of both the Senior Men’s Professional team and the Connacht Women’s team.


Corrib Oil was founded over 30 years ago in Claremorris, Co. Mayo and support over 650 local jobs primarily in the West of Ireland. The 2020/21 home, away and European kits, which all feature the Corrib Oil logo, will be revealed in the coming days.


Commenting on today’s announcement, Head of Commercial & Marketing Brian Mahony says:

“I am delighted to welcome Corrib Oil on board as Official Fuel Partner of Connacht Rugby. Corrib Oil have a long and proud history with roots right here in the West of Ireland, so the partnership is a perfect fit for us. We’re looking forward to working with them over the next three seasons and give them the platform to help further grow their business.”


Eugene Dalton Managing Director of Corrib Oil says:

“We are delighted to enter this exciting partnership with Connacht Rugby and look forward to supporting them in their quest for success in the coming seasons. For Corrib Oil this partnership is ideal given our many locations for service stations and fuel Depots in the Connacht Region. Equally many of our customers and employees are passionate Connacht supporters so it has created great excitement within our company.
We extend best wishes to Management and Squad as the competitive action begins again.”


Connacht Rugby are delighted to announce a three-year partnership with Tribe Hospitality Group who will become Official Catering Partners.
The partnership will see Tribe Hospitality deliver individual hot meals to all pro and academy squad members three times a week, working in conjunction with the Connacht Rugby Head of Nutrition and other coaches to provide their nutritional needs across the training week. They will also provide all pre-match and post-match hospitality services on match day.
Tribe Hospitality Group are better known by their popular cafes across Galway city including, Ground & Co in Salthill, Baby Ground & Co in Knocknacarra, Mr Waffle in Newcastle, Delight Café on Renmore Avenue and Kingfisher, NUIG and also SAOL Café, NUIG. All shops have now reopened for takeaway and sit-in, with the exception of Delight NUIG and SAOL Café which will reopen at a further date.
Brian Mahony, Head of Commercial & Marketing at Connacht Rugby says:
“We are thrilled to be teaming up with Tribe Hospitality Group as our Official Catering Partner for the next three years. Tribe are a fast-growing employer based in the West of Ireland with locations that have proved to be very popular with our players and staff members. It’s a very challenging time for many businesses and we’re looking forward to giving Tribe Hospitality Group the platform to further grow their business and engage with our large passionate fanbase.”
Kevin Nugent, Owner of Tribe Hospitality Group added:
“We are incredibly excited to announce this news and become partners with Connacht Rugby for the next three years. The last number of months has been challenging for everyone, but it is great to be able to deliver a positive story. I left the Sportsground 10 years ago this August as restaurant manager to begin my own journey in hospitality setting up Mr Waffle, so it is an incredible feeling to return as Official Catering Partner. The partnership with Connacht has allowed us to employ two more staff again. We are looking forward to delivering the food each week and supporting the lads in the Sportsground soon!”
For full information about Tribe Hospitality Group see their website

Connacht Rugby are delighted to announce an exciting new partnership with Ireland West Airport Knock.
The partnership will see strong brand collaboration between the two organisations and will strengthen the experience of visitors to Ireland West Airport and supporters of Connacht Rugby throughout the province.
Both organisations share a vision to bring to life all that is good about the community of Connacht and both also have a long-standing history and heritage in the West of Ireland. This partnership now demonstrates a formal alignment between the two organisations.
Ireland West Airport is the main international travel hub for people throughout the West and North West of the country with a total of over 800,000 people expected to pass through its doors in 2019. Visitors will be greeted by the newly refreshed Connacht brand identity which will be increasingly visible throughout the airport in the coming months.
Throughout the upcoming season of Champions Cup and PRO14 action in the Sportsground, Ireland West Airport will provide free flights to a host of European destinations to two lucky fans for each home game. The winners of each pair of tickets will have the opportunity to select from routes such as Barcelona, Cologne, Faro, Milan, Liverpool, Bristol, Nottingham and Edinburgh.

Announcing the partnership, Brian Mahony Head of Commercial and Marketing at Connacht Rugby said: “We are delighted to announce our partnership with Ireland West Airport. Connacht Rugby and Ireland West are two strong West of Ireland based brands that are making an impact on the international stage. Ireland West have opened up an international gateway for the people of the entire region. Similarly, Connacht Rugby has been making an impact on the international stage over the past number of years through our progression both on and off the field. This strategic partnership will benefit the thousands of visitors that pass through the airport and people that support Connacht Rugby”.
Commenting on the partnership, Donal Healy, Head of Marketing, Ireland West Airport added: “The airport are delighted to announce this exciting new partnership with Connacht Rugby. We have a shared vision on our roles in the Connacht region and the community focus of both organisations means a strategic partnership such as this made complete sense. We will never forget that historic night in 2016 when the Connacht team arrived home into Ireland West Airport as Pro12 champions and were greeted by 5,000 fans, it’s an occasion that will live long in the memory and this partnership will aim to build on the long standing relationship we have had with Connacht Rugby. We are really looking forward to working with the team on a number of initiatives over the coming 12 months in what’s a very exciting time for the Connacht region with the team returning to the Heineken Champions Cup this season”.


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