Connacht’s Eoghan Masterson stretches to score his side’s  third try during the Guinness Pro 12 game at Rodney Parade. Photograph:  Craig Thomas/Inpho

Newport Gwent Dragons 21 Connacht Rugby 26 Connacht have returned to the Guinness Pro 12 summit after a hard-earned try-bonus victory over the Newpor(...)

Jack Carty will be out for up to three months after rupturing his spleen after an accident on a water slide. Photograph: Inpho

A much-needed respite from rugby has turned into a nightmare for Connacht’s Jack Carty who has undergone surgery in Dubai to remove his spleen. After(...)

Connacht’s Robbie Henshaw goes over for a try in the  Challenge Cup game against Enisei-STM at the Sportsground in Galway. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Connacht 47 Enisei-STM 5 Job done, an eighth European Challenge Cup quarter-final secured, and a date in France in April is something coach Pat Lam (...)

Connacht’s Matt Healy runs in their first try against Scarlets in their Pro12 match at  Parc y Scarlets, Wales. Photograph: Inpho

Scarlets 21 Connacht 19 Connacht head coach Pat Lam reckons his side shot themselves in the foot after Steve Shingler’s dead-eye penalty at the last(...)

A late Steve Shingler penalty gave the Scarlets a 21-19 win over Connacht. Photograph: Inpho

Scarlets 21 Connacht 19 Connacht head coach Pat Lam reckons his side shot themselves in the foot after Steve Shingler’s dead-eye penalty at the last (...)

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(...)

Connacht coach Pat Lam is juggling resources ahead of the return match against Newcastle. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

European rugby’s governing body has turned down an appeal from Connacht coach Pat Lam to add two extra backs to his injury-torn squad ahead of Sunday(...)

Connacht coach Pat Lam: “We don’t want to bring in anyone from overseas, we understand the rules we –just want to bring in someone from our squad.” Photograph: Inpho

Connacht coach Pat Lam is to appeal to the European tournament organisers to permit the addition of another back player to his squad. With the second(...)

Ben Te’o is tackled by Ulster’s Paddy Jackson in a Pro12 game last month: the 28-year-old’s departure from Leinster would be offset by Robbie Henshaw’s switch from Connacht and the continued rise of Garry Ringrose. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Ben Te’o looks certain to be leaving Leinster this summer. The province are struggling to keep the powerful Rugby League convert with offers from Eng(...)

Connacht’s Ian Porter scores his side’s first try during the Guinness Pro 12 match  at  Cardiff Arms Park. Photograph:  Ashley Crowden/Inpho

Cardiff Blues 20 Connacht 16 Connacht’s poor record at the Arms Park continued on Friday night as their six-game winning run in the Pro 12 league was(...)