Kieran Marmion touches down to score Connacht’s try during the Guinness Pro 12 game against Leinster at the  Sportsground in Galway. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Connacht 7 Leinster 6 The Sportsground has possibly never heard a roar like the one which greeted Caolin Blade kicking the ball dead from his own i(...)

Pat Lam has made four changes for Connacht’s trip to play Edinburgh on Friday night. Photograph: Inpho

Pat Lam has named four changes to his side for Friday night’s Pro 12 fixture against Edinburgh as Connacht look to extend their lead at the top of the(...)

Connacht prop Rodney Ah You gets over for his side’s fourth try against Scarlets in the Guinness Pro 12 game at The Sportsground. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Connacht 30 Scarlets 17 Connacht produced a bonus-point victory to jump back up to the top of the Pro 12 table alongside their visitors Scarlets at t(...)

Leinster’s Garry Ringrose in action against Munster at Thomond Park. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

The real shame is Robbie Henshaw will not be running this last time for Connacht against Leinster (or just the latest time if you believe in western m(...)

Pat Lam has 22 fit players for Sunday’s Challenge Cup tie against Newcastle. Photograph: Inpho

Connacht boss Pat Lam has named 22 players, including all nine fit backs at his disposal, for Sunday’s Challenge Cup trip to play Newcastle. Lam has (...)

Rhys Ruddock will captain Emerging Ireland in their Tbilisi Cup opener against Emerging Italy. Photograph: Inpho

Emerging Ireland coaches Allen Clarke and Girvan Dempsey have named their side for the opening game of the Tbilsi Cup on Saturday. Rhys Ruddock will l(...)

The Pro12 fixtures have been announced for next season. Photo: Inpho

There will be six rounds of next season’s Pro12 action played before the Rugby World Cup has concluded at the end of October. The first round will coi(...)

Gloucester’s James Hook is tackled during Connacht’s agonising extra time defeat at Kingsholm. Photograph: Getty

Gloucester 40 Connacht 32 Connacht’s dream of playing Champions Cup rugby is over for another season. In a thrilling contest that went went(...)

Connacht will travel to play Gloucester in their Champions Cup play-off without the injured Kieran Marmion. Photograph: Inpho

Connacht’s pursuit of a Champions Cup spot for next season continues on Sunday as they travel to Kingsholm to play Gloucester in a European play-off.P(...)

MIchael Swift is on the bench for his final home game before Connacht retirement. Photograph: Inpho

Connacht boss Pat Lam has made three changes to his side ahead of Saturday’s fixture against table-toppers the Ospreys at the Sportsground.The game pr(...)