Kieran Marmion training at the Sportsgrounds in Galway ahead of Connacht’s clash with Zebre. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Ireland scrumhalf Kieran Marmion is expected to make a return to duty for Connacht when they host Zebre at the Sportsground on Saturday. The 26-year-(...)

Departing Connacht head coach Kieran Keane:  In his own quirky way, he clearly cared passionately about the province. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

News of Kieran Keane’s impending departure comes as a surprise, and completes a rollercoaster sole season in charge of the 2016 Guinness Pro12 champio(...)

Connacht’s Tom Farrell with Joey Carbery of Leinster at the Sportsground. Photograph: ©INPHO/Dan Sheridan

Connacht 47 Leinster 10 If only Connacht could have John Muldoon retire every week, or at any rate play more interpros. In scoring seven tries t(...)

Connacht’s John Muldoon celebrates team-mate Kieran Marmion’s try at the Guinness PRO14 against Leinster at the Sportsground in Galway. Photograph: Gary Carr/Inpho

When Ian Botham marked one of his returns from test match exile by taking a wicket with his first ball, Graham Gooch said to him: “Who writes your scr(...)

 Bundee Aki is in the Connacht team for Friday night’s match. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Bundee Aki is back in the Connacht team for the trip to Scotstoun Stadium to face Glasgow Warriors on Friday night (kick-off 7.35pm). Connacht head c(...)

Connacht’s Bundee Aki skips past Jacob Stockdale of Ulster on his way to scoring his side’s second try during the Guinness Pro 14 game at the  Sportsground in  Galway. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Connacht 44 Ulster 16 What a win, what a night at the Galway Sportsground. Connacht had demonstrated improving form over the last two weeks, but no(...)

Ian Keatley: Munster outhalf is the product of  Belvedere College, UCD and the  Leinster academy and also played for  Connacht. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

When Leinster completed the sleeves-rolled-up win in Sandy Park last Sunday which reaffirmed their status as European Champions Cup contenders, 18 of (...)

Kieran Keane: will want   to see an incremental improvement in Connacht’s playing stats as their European adventure gathers momentum. Photograph: Oisín Keniry/Inpho

Connacht’s performances in the European Challenge Cup have offered a respite and refuge from a slew of disappointing displays in the Guinness Pro14. T(...)

Eduardo Bello tackles James Cannon of Connacht. Photograph: Matteo Ciambelli/Inpho

Zebre 24 Connacht 10 Connacht Rugby’s season is in danger of unravelling after two losses on the bounce in games Kieran Keane would have expected to(...)

 Connacht’s Craig Ronaldson in actio against Munster in their recent Pro 14 match at the Sportsground. Craig Ronaldson will partner Tom Farrell in the centre  against Cheetahs. Photograph: Inpho

Connacht has every reason to be wary of first-time visitors, the Cheetahs, to the Galway Sportsground on Saturday evening (7.35pm). The South African(...)

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