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Sale Sharks’ Byron McGuigan goes over for a try against Connacht during the European Challenge Cup quarter-final match at the AJ Bell Stadium in Salford. Photograph:  Martin Rickett/PA Wire

Sale Sharks 20 Connacht 10 England remains the unhappiest hunting ground for Connacht as Sale inflicted a sixth defeat over the Irish province in Eur(...)

A Connacht  training session in the Sportsground, Galway, before the trip to Glasgow. Photograph:  James Crombie/Inpho

Glasgow Warriors v Connacht, Scotstoun (7.35pm, live on Free Sports) It’s the clash of the second and third placed sides in Conference A table – ther(...)

Connacht’s Caolin Blade, Quinn Roux and Jack Carty celebrate with try-scorer Niyi Adeolokun during the game against Scarlets at the Showground. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Connacht 33 Scarlets 20 Connacht shot up the Pro14 conference A table after a significant home win against Scarlets, but nothing comes easy for Andy (...)

Seán O’Brien, Peter McCabe, Bundee Aki and Eoin Griffin at a Connacht squad training sesion at Sportsground, Galway. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Robin Copeland will make his Connacht debut, Tom Farrell has recovered from illness, Bundee Aki makes his first start of the season alongside him in m(...)

 Connacht’s head coach Andy Friend: “We face a big challenge in Murrayfield.” Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Edinburgh v Connacht Venue: Murrayfield. Kick off: 7.35pm. On TV: eirSport and Premier Sports. Paul Boyle is used to confounding convention. He shru(...)

Connacht’s Craig Ronaldson kicks a late penalty to win the game that narrowly missed. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Connacht 26, Glasgow 27 Agonisingly close, but for a third successive season, Connacht succumbed to Glasgow Warriors on opening day of the Guinness P(...)

 Glasgow Warriors’ Stuart Hogg kicks the winning  drop goal at the Sportsground. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Connacht 26 Glasgow 27 For a third successive season, Connacht succumbed to Glasgow Warriors on opening day of the Guinness Pro14 Championship, but (...)

Connacht’s Matt Healy scores a try during his side’s Challenge Cup quarter-final defeat to Gloucester. Photograph:  Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Connacht 28 Gloucester 33 It is now a case of chin up for Connacht and their 8,000 supporters who had filled the Galway Sportsground on Saturday in e(...)

Tiernan O’Halloran: returns to the Connacht side for the game against Benetton  Treviso. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Benetton v Connacht, Stadio Comunale di Monigo (12.0, Irish time) In theory there isn’t a better time for Connacht to be making a trip to Treviso giv(...)

 Connacht’s Bundee Aki and Perry Humphreys of Worcester Warriors during their  European Rugby Challenge Cup round two encounter.  Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Connacht 15 Worcester 8 Connacht flattered to deceive in their victory over Worcester Warriors. Although ultimately grabbing control of Pool five in (...)

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