Bundee Aki has been passed fit for Connacht’s match against Ulster next weekend.

Connacht coach Pat Lam was able to enjoy a largely positive medical prognosis ahead of Saturday’s crucial Guinness Pro12 game against Ulster at the Sp(...)

Robbie Henshaw: returns to the Connacht starting line-up for the visit to Gloucester. Photo: Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Ireland international centre Robbie Henshaw will return to Connacht for Friday evening’s Challenge Cup quarter-final clash with English premiership(...)

Munster’s Keith Earls celebrates scoring his side’s sixth try in the win against Connacht at Thomond Park. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Munster 42 Connacht 20Munster ended up with six tries and a bonus-point victory, skewed slightly by scoring three in the final eight minutes, although(...)

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(...)

 Jamie Heaslip  is the new Leinster captain. Photograph: Matt Browne/Sportsfile

Leinster coach Matt O’Connor has given the captaincy of the province to Ireland number eight Jamie Heaslip for the new season. Heaslip succeeds Leo Cu(...)

Connacht’s John Muldoon: has no difficulty focusing on Saturday’s Munster game.

There are likely to be only two players involved at the Sportsground on Saturday who know what it is like to help Connacht def(...)

 Connacht head coach Pat Lam (centre) happy with the his Academy players. Photogrpah: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Connacht have announced the the contract extensions of five of its current crop of players. The Academy set-up has produced another crop(...)

 New Connacht signing Craig Clarke looks on. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Hooker Jason Harris Wright will captain a Connacht team that includes Super 15 winning secondrow Craig Clarke, who will make his debut for the Irish (...)

New Connacht head coach Pat Lam will be forced to promote from within. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

After the heat wave, a bitterly tough winter is promised. For the readers who missed the mid-summer missive, the IRFU are €26 million in the red due t(...)