Former Munster lock James Downey has signed a two-year deal with Glasgow. Photograph: Inpho.

Glasgow v Connacht Scotstoun Stadium, 7.35pm Ospreys, Glasgow and Connacht have won their opening three games. Tonight’s meeting will chang(...)

Pat Lam: on a run of four defeats

Connacht’s season has petered out rather anti-climactically, a run of four defeats following a four-match winning sequence which in turn has seen them(...)

Connacht’s Michael Swift: was named as one of coach Pat Lam’s captains for the season. Photograph: Inpho

The Pro12’s most capped player, Michael Swift, is set to go on and on after signing a new one-year contract to remain with Connacht for a 15th (...)

Gareth Davies of Scarlets skips clear of Kieron Marmion of Connacht in a game marked by the province’s remarkable revival. Photograph: Huw Evans/Inpho

Connacht were left to pay the price for a poor start against the Scarlets in this fixture, despite claimin(...)

Connacht’s Kieran Marmion in action against Newport atRodney Parade on Sunday. Photograph: Inpho

Dragons 8Connacht 24 Connacht’s Pro 12 momentum continued in Rodney Parade on Sunday when th(...)

Denis Buckley receives his man of the match award from Connacht president Eamonn Feely after the win over Edinburgh at the Sportsground. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

at the Sportsground Connacht have received a much-needed and massive fillip as they lifted themselves off the bottom of the Pro 12 pr(...)

A view of a line out during the first half of today’s match at the Sportsground. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Connacht 11 Edinburgh 7 Connacht claimed a precious 11-7 home win over Edinburgh as they lifted themselves off the bottom of the RaboDir(...)

 Connacht team look on after conceding another try against Saracens. Photograph: Charlie Crowhurst/Getty Images
Connacht bow out with a whimper
  • Rugby
  • January 18, 2014, 16:18

Saracens 64 Connacht 6: Connacht suffered their worst ever Heineken Cup defeat as Saracens crushed Pat Lam’s side to make sure of their place in the(...)

Ulster forwards Rory Best, Callum Black and Dan Tuohy arrive for training at  Pirrie Park in Belfast on Thursday. Photograph: Brian Little/Inpho/Presseye

Ireland hooker Rory Best will make his 150th appearance for Ulster in Saturday’s Heineken Cup Pool 5 decider away to Leicester Tigers at Welford Road (...)

Connacht captain  Craig Clarke

Connacht captain Craig Clarke, normally a self-effacing Kiwi bloke, confesses he is on “cloud nine” at present.Not only is he leading his new club int(...)