Connacht’s Jake Heenan in action during the Guinness Pro 12 game against Benetton Treviso at Stadio Monigo in Italy. Photograph:  Alfio Guarise/Inpho

Benetton Treviso 22 Connacht 21 In a season of highs for Connacht, this was certainly one of the lowest. The desperation and pride of Treviso to hold(...)

The first players to tell their personal stories are Ireland and Leinster front-row Jack McGrath who speaks emotively about how he coped with the death of his brother by suicide in 2010 and Irish women’s player, Hannah Tyrrell, who talks about how she overcame her struggles with self-harm and bulimia. Photo: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Player welfare in rugby is continuing to evolve in a positive and proactive manner for the most part, an important consideration when examining a spor(...)

Connacht head coach Pat Lam: “We have reviewed the game (Grenoble) and came out with clear answers. So that is a great learning, you couldn’t have asked for a better game to follow up than playing Munster here at home.”

Connacht head into Saturday’s vital Pro 12 fixture with Munster in a “great space”, according to head coach Pat Lam Despite their exit from Europe at(...)

John Muldoon: “If we finish the season on May 7th, it will be a disappointment,” said the Connacht captain. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Paupers can’t be choosers and, given Connacht’s historically slim pickings, the western province will seek to put their best foot forward in their Eu(...)

Kieran Marmion is fit to face Grenoble on Saturday night. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Both Jake Heenan and Kieran Marmion have recovered from their respective ankle and quad injuries to be available for Connacht’s Challenge Cup quarter (...)

Connacht’s Nathan White goes off injured against Leinster. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Table-toppers Connacht could be without Irish prop Nathan White for Friday night’s Pro12 trip to Ulster after he suffered a concussion in the first ha(...)

Niyi Adeolokun and James Connolly celebrate after the Connacht’s win over Leinster. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Connacht 7 Leinster 6 Connacht’s slim 7-0 lead turning into the fierce wind whipping in off the Bohermore end looked an even flimsier buffer when Ian(...)

Bundee Akee goes airborne as he scores a try in Connacht’s victory over Ediinburgh at Murrayfield. Photograph:    Russell Cheyne/Inpho

Edinburgh 23 Connacht 28 Connacht showed why they have reached such stratospheric heights in the Guinness Pro 12 this season by extending their unbro(...)

 Connacht’s Matt Healy scores their third try. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Connacht 30 Ospreys 22 Connacht took a pivotal victory in the Guinness Pro 12 to maintain their momentum at the top of the table. In a high-octane f(...)

Pat Lam has made four changes to his Connacht side for Saturday’s visit of the Ospreys. Photograph: Inpho

Pat Lam has made four changes to his Connacht side for Saturday’s Pro 12 clash with the Ospreys. With the teams below them not playing until Sunday, (...)