Bundee Aki at Connacht  training. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The Manurewa bank teller comes home from work, after another mindlessly long day, flicks on the box to see his ‘uce’ (Samoan for ‘bro’) playing Super (...)

Connacht play Grenoble in their Challenge Cup quarter final on April 9th. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

As the Six Nations takes centre stage in the coming weeks, fans of the European club game will be able to look forward to even more world-class actio(...)

Connacht coach Pat Lam: “It would be a massive credit if we can get out of this 16 games in the top four.”Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Connacht wrap up a tough run of 16 games on the trot on Saturday with high hopes of remaining in the Guinness Pro 12 top four. “We can see light at (...)

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 (...)

Connacht’s John Muldoon has signed a contract extension at the province. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Connacht stalwart John Muldoon has signed a new contract for the 2016/17 season - extending his time at the province to what will be 14 years. The Po(...)

Connacht head coach Pat Lam on Scarlet’s game this Sunday: “It’s not make or break, but it has importance in the context of where everyone sits, so it is important we focus on the process to give ourselves a chance.” Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Connacht’s improving injury list could not have come at a better time has Pat Lam’s squad heads into crunch Pro12 and European fixtures this month. T(...)

Connacht’s Sean O’Brien will be handed a senior contract for the 2016/17 season. Photograph: Inpho

Connacht have announced academy duo Sean O’Brien and Peter Robb are to be handed senior contracts for the 2016/17 season. The 21-year-olds both made (...)

Munster captain CJ Stander: qualifies for Ireland via the three-year residency rule. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Munster captain CJ Stander, having qualified via the three-year residency rule, Ulster centre Stuart McCloskey and 22-year-old Connacht lock Ultan Di(...)

Pat Lam has 22 fit players for Sunday’s Challenge Cup tie against Newcastle. Photograph: Inpho

Connacht boss Pat Lam has named 22 players, including all nine fit backs at his disposal, for Sunday’s Challenge Cup trip to play Newcastle. Lam has (...)