Aki McCartney

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Munster’s Billy Holland wins a lineout in the Guinness Pro12  game against Ulster at Thomond Park, where the north and south terrace was closed. Photograph:    Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Perception is, perhaps, everything. Coming hard on the heels of defeats to Glasgow and a second-string Ulster at the tail end of last season were l(...)

Attention has been drawn to Connacht’s Robbie Henshaw, who many believe should be Ireland’s next number 13. Photograph: Inpho.

Fast out of the blocks Pat Lam’s positivity and his injection of vitality into this young Connacht side has already set up a season full of promise. (...)

Mils Muliaina: “I just can’t get over some of the talent I’ve seen here. There’s some massive talent here and I’m looking forward to working with them.” Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

His face already adorns billboards in Galway promoting Connacht’s season ticket sales. “Mils has signed up. Have you?” A province expects and all that(...)

 Connacht  players Robbie Henshaw, former All Blacks ace  Mils Muliaina and Fionn Carr model  this season’s jersey, sponsored by   Life Style Sports. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Already the decision of Robbie Henshaw to remain in Connacht seems justified on a number of fronts, not least with the arrival of Mils Muliaina.Muliai(...)

Connacht captain John Muldoon: “Our squad depth is the best it’s ever been”. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho.

The flip side of Connacht completing marquee signings in Mils Muliaina, Bundee Aki and Tom McCartney, along with enhanced financial backing from the (...)