The life of an athlete is a tough one. Hours of training, multiple sacrifices and utmost dedication are needed to reach the top of your game.
Coming into 2014, Connacht were at an all too familiar point. They had just lost Mike McCarthy, their only Ireland international, before the new season began; an all too familiar scenario for Connacht fans, who had watched Sean Cronin, Fionn Carr and Ian Keatley leave to join their Irish rivals in recent years.
Connacht 13 Edinburgh 16 Attendance 5267 Oíche Na Gaoithe Móire was an enormous storm that wreaked havoc and destruction on the island of Ireland on the 6th January 1839. Almost 176 years later, to the day, a terrible gale howled at the Sportsground and Edinburgh inflicted a defeat that might well cause as much damage […]