The former Ireland Under-20 captain Niall Scannell  will make his fourth appearance of the season for Connacht. Photogaph: Ashley Western/Inpho

The brouhaha surrounding the suggestion that the IRFU vetoed Munster’s efforts to sign Australian captain and hooker Stephen Moore is a topi(...)

Connacht’s Robbie Henshaw on his way to scoring a try in the Guinness Pro 12, game against Benetton Treviso at The Sportsground. Photograph:  Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Connacht 33 Treviso 19 Connacht continued their remarkable start to the season, grabbing a fifth win on the trot at the Galway Sportsground and takin(...)

Pat Lam has named five changes for Connacht’s trip to play the Ospreys on Saturday. Photograph: Inpho

Ospreys v Connacht, Liberty Stadium, Saturday October 24th 1.30pm, S4C Pat Lam has named five changes to his Connacht side for Saturday’s trip to Swan(...)

Munster’s Shane Monahan is tackled by  Bundee Aki of Connacht during their pre-season friendly at Thomond Park, Limerick. Photograph: I npho

Connacht 28 Munster 12 Kieran Marmion caught the eye with a dominant 40 minutes as two first-half tries must have him back in Joe Schmidt’s Wor(...)

 Clontarf’s Matt Darcy: won both the “Top Try Scorer” and Division 1A player of the year. Photograph: INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Ireland coach Joe Schmidt presented awards in 11 categories across all four divisions of the Ulster Bank League at a reception in the Aviva stadium. (...)

“You could say this is our toughest game of the season,” said Connacht coach Pat Lam. “It’s up to us to go out and perform as a team.” Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Connacht’s most compelling league campaign ever has arguably been the story of the Pro12 season, although the wheels appear to have come off their au(...)

Jared Payne will line up against international centre partner Robbie Henshaw in Ulster’s game against Connacht at The Sportsground. Photograph: Inpho

Bundee Aki returns for Connacht for their Pro 12 clash against Ulster on Saturday while Neil Doak welcomes back Ireland Six Nations winning trio Rory (...)

Mils Muliaina’s Connacht salary could have covered the cost of an astonishing 60 academy players. Photograph: Craig Thomas/Inpho

This needs to be the night Mils Muliaina rolls back the years. It could easily be the night his buckled wheels roll into the category of yet another (...)

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(...)

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(...)