Connacht’s Eoghan Masterson is shown a yellow card and sinbinned by referee Romain Poite during the European Champions Cup play-off at Kingsholm Stadium. Photograph: Simon Cooper/PA Wire

As one Connacht player put it, when you’re at the bottom of the food chain you get dry bread. It’s often said in team sports that the perceived ‘bigge(...)

Connacht’s head coach Pat Lam has been fined by the Pro12’s disciplinary committee. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Connacht head coach Pat Lam has been fined by the Pro12 disciplinary committee after being deemed to have “publicly criticised and/or questioned the i(...)

Cardiff Blue’s  Joaquin Tuculet scored well past the 80 minute mark to consign Connacht to a crushing late defeat. Photograph: Inpho

Connacht coach Pat Lam is to complain to the Pro 12 independent referee commissioner Ed Morrison on the calls of touch judge Leighton Hodges in las(...)

Connacht coach Pat Lam: “That is a massive call and it [the game] should be over and finished.” Photograph: Craig Thomas/Inpho.

Connacht coach Pat Lam is to complain to the Pro12 independent referee commissioner Ed Morrison on the calls of touch judge Leighton Hodges in the 18-(...)

Leinster coach Joe Schmidt. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Jonny Sexton and Brian O’Driscoll are set to return for Leinster against Munster at Thomond Park next Saturd(...)