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Top Two - Connacht 14 Glasgow 7 - Craggy Rugby podcast
The Pro12 regular season has been completed and Connacht have completed their best ever season by finishing in the top two to secure a valuable home semi final. The 14-7 win over Glasgow on Saturday was tense and thrilling from start to finish but Connacht held firm late on and secured their 13th home win from 14 games this year to round off a thrilling campaign. On this week's podcast Alan Deegan and William Davies take you through the game, host Rob Murphy then brings Dave Finn and Linley MacKenzie into the pod to discuss the game in detail. There's post game audio from Pat Lam and Gregor Townsend plus, we hear from professional photographer James Crombie who follows the westerners around Europe and beyond! The semi finals are down for two weeks time and Connacht will host Glasgow once more.
Cardiff away preview Sep 21
Season 7, Ep. 4
The first match of the season is almost upon us, but the big news is not the trip to Cardiff, it's the fact that Connacht are moving their home interpro match against Ulster in October to the Aviva Stadium on the day after the proposed lifting of all COVID restrictions.We hear the thoughts of club captain Jarrad Butler and head coach Andy Friend in press conference as podcast host Alan Deegan is joined by William Davies and Niall Shiel to talk about that exciting development as well as how difficult a start it will be in Cardiff and how Beibhinn Parson's could be a better rugby player than Brian O'Driscoll
2021/22 season preview
Season 7, Ep. 3
The new season is almost upon and an almost full Craggy Crew share their hopes, aspirations and fears for the challenge the new United Rugby Championship and Champions Cup hold in store for Connacht Rugby.
URC fixtures announced and Women's Interpros kickoff
Season 7, Ep. 2
IWilliam Davies and Alan Deegan discuss the somewhat lob-sided looking URC fixture list from a Connacht perspective as the approaching new season for the Men's team gathers momentum in Part 1 of the podcast.In Part 2 there is full coverage of the Women's first Interpro of the season with Connacht legend Ali Miller giving her insightful thoughts on the narrow defeat at home to Leinster as well as her thoughts on where the Women's game needs to go to become more successful in Ireland. William spoke to Connacht coach Ross Mannion after the match too.