The Connacht Clan are saddened to hear of the sudden passing of Leighton Turner. Leighton was a founder and served as first President of the Connacht Clan.
The thoughts of the Committee of the Connacht Clan, and of the great Connacht Rugby family, are with Leightons friends and family, and especially with his brother Aaron who served a Committee Member for many years.
Reposing at Cassadh an Taoille, Currane on Friday evening from 6 o clock with removal to Our Lady Queen of the Universe Church, Currane arriving at 8pm. Funeral Mass on Saturday morning at 11am with burial afterwards in Polranny Cemetery.
Family flowers only please and Donations to Achill Island RNLI .
Congratulations to Leinster and Cardiff Blues on securing a double for the Pro14 in Europe.
Leinster overcame Racing 15-12 in a campaign that saw them beat the top 2 teams in both the Premiership and Top14 on their way to Champions Cup glory in Bilbao.
Meanwhile Cardiff Blues completed a dramatic fightback against Gloucester to win 31-30 on Friday night and claim the Challenge Cup.
Looking forward to coming up against them both next season.
Join the Connacht Clan as we say goodbye to our Captain, John Muldoon. After 326 caps, Mul is hanging up his boots. Join the Clan to cheer on our departing legend, as he is welcomed into the Connacht Clan Hall of Fame.
Don't forget to join the Clan in the Clan Bar post game where we will be presenting our Player and Young Player of the Year trophies.
Our friends at 4 Star Pizza are running a competion to end up the season, for more details go here: http://www.connachtclan.com/clan-forum/2-connacht-rugby-board/29176-four-star-pizza-competition-leinster-no-1
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