On Saturday morning April 12th, 2014, I sat on my couch armed with a bowl of porridge flicking between BBC’s Saturday Kitchen and Super Rugby. Between(...)

Connacht’s Kieran Marmion breaks free to score his sides opening try against Leinster at the Showgrounds last September. Photo: ©INPHO/James Crombie

Over the next fortnight Irish rugby’s internecine rivalries won’t be for the squeamish as provincial bloodletting is disputed ferociously, in pursuit(...)

Dave Kearney will start on the left wing for Leinster for the Pro12 game against Connacht at the RDS. Photograph:  Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Leinster coach Matt O’Connor has made seven changes, including five in the pack, for their return to the Guinness Pro12 for Friday night’s interpro cl(...)

Connacht’s Bundee Aki fends off the attempted challenge of Bayonne’s with Lalakai Foketi during the European Rugby Challenge Cup match at The Sportsground. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Connacht 42 Bayonne 19A blistering closing passage by Connacht preserved their immaculate record at the Sportsground this season and set them up for w(...)

Robbie Henshaw: still recuperating from the hip pointer strain he picked up during Ireland’s autumn series. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho.

Connacht coach Pat Lam is targeting the visit to Leinster in the Guinness Pro 12 on December 19th to reintroduce centre Robbie Henshaw to the side, as(...)

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(...)

Pat Lam has welcomed Rodney Ah You, Kieran Marmion and Darragh Leader back into the Connacht squad for Saturday’s game at home to Scarlets but Robbie Henshaw has been ruled out

Connacht v Scarlets, Sportsground (7.30, live on Sky Sports, TG4)Connacht face another benchmarking test of their development this season as they host(...)

Fergus McFadden returns for Leinster on Saturday evening in the RDS. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Fergus McFadden makes a welcome return for Leinster after nearly three months of nursing an ankle injury as they face the Ospreys in the Guinness PR(...)

Robbie Henshaw has been made available for Connacht’s Pro 12 fixture against Scarlets in Galway this weekend
Henshaw set for Connacht return
  • Pro12
  • November 26, 2014, 20:01

Connacht have been handed a timely boost with Robbie Henshaw being made available for Saturday’s crunch Pro12 clash with Scarlets at the Sportsground.(...)

Connacht’s Bundee Aki in action during the Guinness Pro12 game against the Ospreys at  Liberty Stadium in Swansea. Photograph: Ian Cook/Inpho

Ospreys 26 Connacht 11Connacht failed to take advantage of an Ospreys side short of nine internationals as they produced something of a Halloween shoc(...)