Robbie Hanshaw starts for Connacht against Gloucester in their Challenge Cup quarter-final. Photograph: Inpho

Mils Muliaina has been named in Connacht’s starting line up for their Challenge Cup quarter-final away to Gloucester just a day after it was announced(...)

Mils Muliaina, confronted here by Phil Burleigh of Edinburgh, will captain Connacht against La Rochelle. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

One of the abiding memories from the Sportsground last week was the performance of 25-year-old Connacht wing Matt Healy. He was quite simply exceptio(...)

 Robbie Henshaw not available to Connacht this weekend. Photograph: James Crombie / Inpho

Connacht’s Robbie Henshaw will not make the starting line-up for the European Challenge Cup clash with French Top 14 side Bayonne at the Sportsground (...)

Kieran Marmion returns from duty with the Irewland squad to bolster Connacht’s challenge against Scarlets. Photograph: Inpho

  Connacht face another benchmarking test of their development this season as they host the Scarlets, opponents against whom they last won(...)

Munster and Leinster are scheduled to renew their televised rivalry on October 4th. Photograph: Inpho

Sky Sports have opted to televise the Guinness Pro 12 fixture between Leinster and Munster at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday October 4th, with the ret(...)

Connacht’s Eoin McKeon scores his the fifth try at the Sportsground. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Connacht 38 Benetton Treviso 6 Kieran Marmion marked his 50th provincial cap with a try as Connacht ran out comfortable (...)

Donnacha Ryan in Munster training at  UL Limerick  during the week. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Ireland lock Donnacha Ryan will make his first appearance since the middle of December in Munster’s RaboDirect Pro12 clash at home to Zebre at (...)

Ulster forwards Rory Best, Callum Black and Dan Tuohy arrive for training at  Pirrie Park in Belfast on Thursday. Photograph: Brian Little/Inpho/Presseye

Ireland hooker Rory Best will make his 150th appearance for Ulster in Saturday’s Heineken Cup Pool 5 decider away to Leicester Tigers at Welford Road (...)

Connacht’s Matt Healy scored the opening try against Zebre. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Connacht 20 Zebre 3 Connacht got the required victory to keep themselves in the hunt for a Heineken Cup quarter-final place, as they ran out 17(...)

Connacht’s Jake Heenan will be back in action against Zebre. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Connacht coach Pat Lam has made just two personnel changes to his side ahead of their Heineken Cup clash with Zebre in Galway on Saturday (3.40pm).Bot(...)