Kieran Marmion has signed a new two-year deal with Connacht. Photograph: inpho

Connacht have announced scrumhalf Kieran Marmion has signed a new two-year deal with the Pro 12 leaders. The 23-year-old, a product of the province’s (...)

Munster’s Robin Copeland during training yesterday at the University of Limerick ahead of Saturday’s game against Connacht. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Conor Murray is a major doubt for Munster as they prepare for Saturday’s top of the Pro12 table clash with leaders Connacht at Thomond Park. The Irela(...)

Connacht video analyst Conor McPhillips videos scrum training on an iPad. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

What was performance analysis like in Pat Lam’s playing days? “We’d probably just sit in the bar talking about the game,” the Connacht coach told an R(...)

Connacht’s Finlay Bealham, Bundee Aki, Shane Delahunt, Ian Porter, John Muldoon, Denis Buckley and Aly Muldowney wrap up well in the icy cold of Krasneyarsk. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Enisei STM 14 Connacht 31 Connacht can tick off more than a trek to Siberia after their successful bonus-point win over newcomers Enisei-STM in Satu(...)

Connacht’s Niyi Adeolokun scores his side’s first try despite the attentions of David Kacharava and Mikhail Babaev of Enisei-STM. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Connacht 31 Enisei STM 14 Connacht’s Siberian trek produced a worthy 31-14 victory over new entrants Enisei-STM in an historic first European fixture (...)

Aly Muldowney throws a snowball at Denis Buckley as Connacht players explored the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk before their Challenge Cup match with Enisei-STM. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

Being thrown in at the deep end is one thing, but being thrown into the -22 degree temperatures of Siberia for your debut is another. That’s what 21-y(...)

The Central Stadium in Krasnoyarsk, Russia, where Connacht will take on Yenisey-STM in the Challenge Cup. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Sending Connacht to Siberia this week has become less a gift trip than an onerous expedition. Next week the province face into one of the harshest (...)

Robbie Henshaw: will start at fullback for Connacht against Treviso at the Sportsground. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The poverty of imagination and subtlety, in creative terms, of Benetton Treviso’s performance in defeat to Leinster at the Stadio Comunale di Monigo (...)

Connacht lock Andrew Browne in action against Edinburgh during their Pro12 encounter at the Sportsground, Galway. “We want to finish this block on a high and stay up at the top of the table,” he says. Photograph: Inpho

Connacht lock Andrew Browne has called on his team-mates to make sure they put a sixth victory of the season in the bank against Treviso on Friday bef(...)

Tiernan O’Halloran scores Connacht’s try against Edinburgh at the Sportsground. Photograph: James Crosbie/Inpho.

Pro 12 League Connacht 14 Edinburgh 9 Sitting pretty in second spot after six games, Connacht continue to make hay during this opening period of th(...)