The Connacht Clan (The Official Connacht Rugby Supporters Club) are proud to announce that outgoing Connacht coach Pat Lam is to become the latest inductee to The Connacht Clan Hall of Fame.
Pat will be inducted at a ceremony in the Clan Bar at the Sportsground this Saturday approximately an hour after the final whistle is blown following the Connacht v Scarlets game.
The former Samoan back row joined as Head Coach of Connacht Rugby in 2013 replacing Eric Elwood with his first competitive game in charge a 25-16 win over Zebre.
Pat’s tenure saw may great moments including Connacht’s historic win in the group stages of the Heineken Cup when they beat Toulouse at the Stade Ernest Wallon on the 8th of December 2013 by sixteen points to fourteen.
However, He will always have a special part in Connacht hearts after the province won the Guinness Pro 12 in the 2015/16 season following a memorable 20-10 final win over Leinster in Murrayfield. The win was Connacht’s first ever major trophy.
Pat follows such greats as Eric Elwood, Michael Swift, Ciaran Fitzgerald and Andrew Farley who have already been inducted.
All Connacht Rugby fans are welcome to the ceremony, and to wish our soon to depart Head Coach all the best in his future endeavours.