Jarrad Butler

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  Connacht’s Kyle Godwin makes a break at the Toyota Stadium. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Cheetahs 17 Connacht 21 Connacht claimed a second win of their South African tour as first-half tries from Tom Farrell and Gavin Thornbury helped the(...)

Ultan Dillane of Connacht gets his pass away as Keelan Giles of Ospreys closes in for the tackle in the Guinness Pro 14 game at  Morganstone Brewery Field in  Bridgend. Photograph: Alex Davidson/Inpho

Ospreys 22 Connacht 17 In a dramatic finish, Ospreys gabbed a bonus-point victory at the death to deny Connacht in Friday night’s Guinness Pro14 fixt(...)

Bundee Aki starts in the Connacht midfield for Friday’s trip to play the Ospreys in Bridgend. Photograph: Oisín Keniry/Inpho

Ospreys v Connacht, Brewery Field, Bridgend (8.05pm, Live on TG4, Premier Sports) Connacht coach Andy Friend has included the province’s four represe(...)

Connacht’s Bundee Aki in action against Ulster. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Connacht v Bordeaux-Begles, Sportsground, Saturday, 3pm The positivity oozing from Connacht this week needs to be turned into points when European ru(...)

Jarrad Butler: “I’ve been learning on the fly a little bit.” Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

For less time than people might have believed, it was impossible to conceive how Connacht were going to fully function without John Muldoon front and (...)

Connacht head coach Andy Friend: “Ulster are off the back of a performance we know they will be upset about, and they are going out to right that wrong.”  Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

It is a 58-year hoodoo, but it is not to be mentioned at the Galway Sportsground this week. One has to go back to 1960 to find Connacht’s last win in(...)

Connacht head coach Andy Friend said Leinster “are the side you want to be playing against and coaching against too because it brings the best out of you”. Photograph: Craig Watson/Inpho

When the Connacht hierarchy decided to dispense with the services of Kieran Keane, after just one season as head coach, it looked a little hasty. It a(...)

Connacht left wing  Matt Healy: he has playing every minute of the team’s four matches this season

The careful husbandry of playing minutes within the four Irish provincial squads is a staple of the Irish player-management programme, one that has dr(...)

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 (...)

Edinburgh’s Hamish Watson and Pierre Schoeman tackle Finlay Bealham of Connach during the Guinness Pro 14 match at   Murrayfield. Photograph: Craig Watson/Inpho

Edinburgh 17 Connacht 10 Connacht, back at the venue which provided the most jubilant scenes three seasons ago with a Pro 12 title, found Murrayfield(...)

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