Businesses in Connacht have been asked to 'Go Green for Connacht' next week in the build-up to the big Amlin Challenge Cup semi-final showdown with Toulon at the Sportsground.
Bank of Ireland, Connacht's main sponsors, are offering a fantastic prize to the business which displays the best Connacht decorations.
Businesses are asked to display flags, bunting and jerseys and decorate shop fronts and other businesses in the green of Connacht ahead of the big match on Friday week.
Bank of Ireland will give six hospitality packages to the business - the package will include pre-match meal, match ticket, programme, etc - which puts on the best display.
Connacht Rugby will be decorating the windows at the Failte Ireland West offices in Galway city and Galway Chamber of Commerce is supporting the 'Go Green for Connacht' scheme through its large network of members.
Taoiseach Enda Kenny has joined a host of political, sporting and broadcasting legends to send a message of support to the Ireland Women's squad ahead of the forthcoming Women's Rugby World Cup, which begins in Paris next Friday.
Speaking after the IRFU's Annual Council meeting, Chief Executive Philip Browne highlighted the importance of ticket revenue to the Union and also their sustained investments in the professional and domestic games.
Listen to post-match reaction from captains Anton Lienert-Brown and Peadar Timmins following the Ireland Under-20s' 45-23 loss to New Zealand in the IRB Junior World Championship 3rd/4th place play-off at Eden Park.
Earlier this week the Ireland squad and management were guests at a reception in Buenos Aires hosted by James McIntyre, the Irish Ambassador to Argentina. We spoke to team manager Michael Kearney and IRFU President Pat Fitzgerald on the night.
Looking forward to the second Test against Argentina, Iain Henderson said: "We need to get our breakdown right and make sure we get a good return from our set piece. If we do that, the backs will look after the rest for us."