Jason Harris-Wright to miss six months with knee injury. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

Connacht coach Pat Lam has confirmed the loss of starting hooker Jason Harris-Wright, following an injury to his right knee during the weekend’s 43-3(...)

 Connacht’s Jake Heenan clutches his shoulder in the Dragons match. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Two games and two wins into the season, and Connacht are once again struggling with injuries ahead of Friday’s first interprovincial against Leinster(...)

Connacht’s Mils Muliaina and head coach Pat Lam: Lam will be forced to dip into his Academy to cover the front row. Photograph: Inpho

Two games and two wins into the season, and Connacht are once again struggling with injuries ahead of Friday’s first interprovincial against Leinster (...)

The contest for seats has been tight for many of the candidates across the state as eight recounts got underway today.   Photograph: Dave Meehan

The strongly contested last seats available in the local area elections have been filled today, with the exception of two postponed wards. Following (...)

Auckland Blues hooker  Tom McCartney has signed for Connacht on a three-year deal. Photograph:  Joseph Johnson/Getty Images

Connacht have raided the Super XV ranks for the second time in a week and followed up the signing of centre Bundee Aki with the acquisition of(...)

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’s Dan Parks: could join an elite ERC club. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Connacht coach Pat Lam will expect another Heineken Cup triumph this afternoon. And deep in the Connacht team psyche will be the thought that with a l(...)

Connacht head coach Pat Lam: has some players returning from injury. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Connacht coach Pat Lam is hopeful that fullback Gavin Duffy, who last weekend left the field during the second half at Thomond Park with a shoulder in(...)

Connacht scrumhalf Frank Murphy  suffered a concussion against Munster at the weekend. Photograph: INPHO/James Crombie

Connacht scrumhalf Frank Murphy has been ruled out of Saturday’s Pro 12 match against Leinster after suffering a concussion against Munster at the wee(...)

Gerhard van den Heever will make his home debut for Munster on the right wing against the Scarlets at Musgrave Park. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Pro 12 team news: South African winger Gerhard van den Heever will make his home debut and hooker Duncan Casey will start his first competitive Munste(...)