Connacht’s Jack Carty looks on from the bottom of a ruck. Photograph Elena Barbini/Inpho
Connacht hang tough in Treviso
  • Rugby
  • October 10, 2014, 21:33

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 Shane Delahunt  will start for Connacht against Treviso. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

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