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Connacht’s Jack Carty kicks the winning conversion against Wasps in the dying seconds at the  Sportsground.  Photograph:  Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Connacht overcome Wasps in Saturday’s Champions Cup fixture not by a controversial referee’s decision, but by taking the chance and working hard, say(...)

Connacht’s Rory Parata in action against Wasps last weekend. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Connacht Rugby v Wasps, European Champions Cup, The Sportsground, Saturday December 17th (kick off: 5.30pm) – follow the action on our liveblog from (...)

Connacht’s Bundee Aki scores a try in their Champions Cup win over Toulouse last week. Photo: Inpho

Pat Lam stops short of saying it, but there is a strong chance that of all the glittering moments Connacht offered its public against Toulouse on Satu(...)

Connacht’s Bundee Aki touches down for the game-winning try in the Champions Cup match against Toulouse at The Sportsground in Galway. Photograph: Tommy Grealy/Inpho

Connacht 23 Toulouse 21 Another black-magic night for Connacht rugby. On one of the great nights for the West of Ireland club, they executed a sublim(...)

Cian Kelleher scores Connacht’s fourth try during the Guinness Pro 12 derby encounter with Ulster at the Sportsground. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Connacht 30 Ulster 25 Connacht are back, and how. On a gorgeous becalmed night in the west of Ireland, there was nothing calm about this frenzied and(...)

Connacht prop Conor Carey will start against Edinburgh. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

 Connacht v Edinburgh, The Sportsground, Friday, 7.45 (TG4) Connacht need a win of any hue, starting now. Sitting at the bottom of the table w(...)

Peter Robb comes into the starting Connacht XV for Friday’s fixture against Edinburgh. Photograph: Inpho

Connacht have endured a chastening start to the defence of their Pro 12 title, suffering three defeats in their opening three fixtures. Friday nigh(...)

Louis Picamoles and Johnny Sexton wil meet again when Leinster take on Nortahmpton in Pool 4 of the Champions Cup. Photograph:   Loic Venance/AFP/Getty Images)

There is no obvious ‘Pool of Death’, but the four Irish provinces face a tall order to qualify It is four years since Leinster won the then Heineke(...)

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(...)

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