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If the proposed redevelopment of the Sportsground is approved its maximum capacity would double in size to 12,000. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

When historians come to write about Connacht Rugby in decades, or even longer, from now, they’ll assuredly cite the late 2010s as a major crossroads i(...)

 Ireland coach Joe Schmidt at a press conference at Carton House, Kildare: “America aren’t going to make anything easy for us.” Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

After the Lord Mayor’s Ball and all that. No matter what way you look at this game, everything has conspired to really put it up to this group of Iris(...)

Connacht celebrate with the Guinness Pro12 trophy. The province have a new breed of young player, along with a core of indigenous players, who now expect the province to be contenders. Photograph: Dan Sheridan

Memories are made of this and therein, perhaps, lies the greatest legacy of Connacht’s stunning success. Their spectacular triumph, from Irish rugby’s(...)

Connacht’s Niyi Adeolokun finishes off a lovely piece of skill on the right wing to beat Eoin Reddan to the try line at Murrayfield. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Connacht 20 Leinster 10 Not even Connacht’s storied season could have scripted a better ending than this. By the end, their momentum, on and off the (...)

Connacht’s Niyi Adeolokun goes clear to score a try. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

Connacht 16 Glasgow 11 They’ve never had it so good, but now they could have it even better next Saturday. Connacht tore up the history book and all (...)

Connacht’s Robbie Henshaw will want a big game in his farewell to the Sportsground. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Connacht v Glasgow Guinness Pro12 semi-final The Sportsground, Saturday, 6.30pm TG4/Sky Sports 1 In outlining their vision and strategy for the n(...)

Connacht’s Niyi Adeolokun and Glasgow’s Sean Lamont contest a high ball at the Sportsground. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Connacht 14 Glasgow 7 On this rollercoaster of a season generously sprinkled with new landmark wins, Connacht found another way to scale new heights.(...)

Connacht’s Robbie Henshaw and Bundee Aki: among nine players Pat Lam has brought back in to the side for the crucial meeting with Gregor Townsend’s in-form Glasgow at the sold-out Sportsground. Photograph: James crombie/Inpho.

And so it has all gone down to the wire. They might not quite have everything to play for, but each of the Irish provinces has something on the line i(...)

Aly Muldowney will leave Connacht at the end of the season. Photograph: Inpho

Connacht have confirmed secondrow Aly Muldowney will join French side Grenoble at the end of the season. Muldowney is one of seven players set to be (...)

Niyi Adeolokun and James Connolly celebrate after the Connacht’s win over Leinster. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Connacht 7 Leinster 6 Connacht’s slim 7-0 lead turning into the fierce wind whipping in off the Bohermore end looked an even flimsier buffer when Ian(...)

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