Ultan Dillane with Bundee Aki after the defeat to England at Twickenham. photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Connacht have received a considerable boost for their trip to South Africa to take on the Southern Kings this weekend after Ireland internationals Ult(...)

Max Deegan won his first Ireland cap against Wales on Saturday. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Ireland head coach Andy Farrell has released 13 players back to their provinces while retaining a further 23 for a two-day camp in the Cork Institute (...)

Connacht host Toulouse in Saturday’s crucial Champions Cup clash at the Sportsground. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Connacht head coach Andy Friend has recalled a host of Irish internationals for Saturday’s crucial Champions Cup clash with Toulouse at the Sportsgrou(...)

What was once, and for many years, a simple two-up-two-down terrace house in Galway city became a light-filled, architectural triumph when the vendors(...)

Nic Groom scores Northampton’s second try in their Champions Cup play-off win over Connacht. Photograph: james Crombie/Inpho

Northampton Saints 21 Connacht 15 It was the last hurrah for Connacht’s bid for Champions Cup rugby, and true to their history, they went down fighti(...)

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 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(...)

Munster’s James Downey during a hail shower at Thomond Park this evening. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Munster 22 Connacht 16: Munster carved out a workmanlike win over Connacht in a rain-lashed festive derby at Thomond Park.Outhalf JJ Hanrahan maintain(...)