Tom McCartney captain’s Pat Lam’s Connacht side on Friday. Photograph: Inpho

Pat Lam has made wholesale changes to his Connacht side for Friday night’s trip to play Bennetton Trevison. In total there are 10 new faces from the (...)

Kieran Marmion is fit to face Grenoble on Saturday night. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Both Jake Heenan and Kieran Marmion have recovered from their respective ankle and quad injuries to be available for Connacht’s Challenge Cup quarter (...)

Kieran Marmion touches down to score Connacht’s try during the Guinness Pro 12 game against Leinster at the  Sportsground in Galway. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Connacht 7 Leinster 6 The Sportsground has possibly never heard a roar like the one which greeted Caolin Blade kicking the ball dead from his own i(...)

Pat Lam has made four changes for Connacht’s trip to play Edinburgh on Friday night. Photograph: Inpho

Pat Lam has named four changes to his side for Friday night’s Pro 12 fixture against Edinburgh as Connacht look to extend their lead at the top of the(...)

Connacht winger  Niyi Adeolokun stretches over the line to score one of his two tries in the Guinness Pro 12 game against Zebre at  Stadio Sergio Lanfranchi. Photograph: Francesca Soli/Inpho

Zebre 34 Connacht 51 Connacht’s Pro12 roadshow continued in Italy with a six-try bonus-point win over Zebre to regain top spot in the table and maint(...)

Kieran Marmion: returns to partner AJ MacGinty at halfback. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Zebre v Connacht, Stadio Sergio Lanfranchi, Saturday, 4.30pm Irish time (TG4) Zebre may offer thanks for small mercies as they are able to field fou(...)

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(...)

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 (...)

Niyi Adeolokun, Ultan Dillane and Eoghan McKeon ahead of this weekend’s trip to Scarlets. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Connacht head coach Pat Lam has made just one change to his side to face league leaders Scarlets in Wales on Sunday - second row Ultan Dillane, fresh (...)

Rob Kearney is tackled by Tiernan O’Halloran during Leinster’s 13-0 win at a sodden RDS on Friday. Photograph: Inpho

Leinster 13 Connacht 0 Leave this as a solid win in atrocious conditions. The relentless wind and sideways downpour demanded a specific approach so(...)