Kieran Keane

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Ireland players celebrate the Grand Slam.  It’s important after scaling the mountain top to relax your mind for the way back down because there’s always another peak on the horizon. Photograph:  Brendan Moran/Sportsfile via Getty Images

I remember waking up the morning after the 2009 Grand Slam with an unexpected feeling in my gut. We did it. What’s next? That Sunday was a blur. Co(...)

Connacht’s Matt Healy scores a try despite the efforts  of Craig Barry and Niel Marais of the Cheetahs during the Guinness PRO14 clash at the Toyota Stadium in Bloemfontein. Photograph: Frikkie Kapp/Backpage Pix/Inpho

Cheetahs 26 Connacht 25 No excuses and none given. Kieran Keane’s Connacht suffered a “gut-wrenching” last-minute defeat in Bloemfontein that sees t(...)

Sean O’Brien and Ultan Dillane of Connacht  training in  Bloemfontein, South Africa. Photograph: Frikkie Kapp/Inpho

Cheetahs v Connacht Toyota Stadium (5.35pm, Irish time, live on Sky Sports) Connacht demonstrated character in eking out a late victory away to Zebr(...)

Ultan Dillane: back to aid Connacht in the Pro14 clash with the Cheetahs in Bloemfontein. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Connacht are enjoying warmer climes this week on their first Pro14 visit to South Africa for Saturday’s joust with the Cheetahs in Bloemfontein. Hav(...)

Connacht’s Eoin Griffin scores a  try in the Guinness Pro14 fixture against Benetton Treviso in Stadio Monigo, Italy. Photograph: Luca Sighinolfi/Inpho

Benetton 19 Connacht 22 Connacht arrive in South Africa on Sunday armed with some much-needed momentum after claiming their first away win of th(...)

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(...)

Jarrad Butler is back in the Connacht team for Saturday’s match. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Jarrad Butler and Denis Buckley have returned to the Connacht side to face Benetton in the Pro14 on Saturday (kick-off 12pm Irish time). Tiernan O’H(...)

Finlay Bealham will make his 100th Connacht appearance against Zebre on Friday. Photograph: Bily Stickland/Inpho

Finlay Bealham will make his 100th Connacht appearance as they welcome Zebre to the Sportsground on Friday night (7.35ko). He is one of four changes (...)

John Muldoon: Kieran Keane says Connacht  need to provide their retiring captain  with a fitting send off at the season’s end. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Head coach Kieran Keane is looking for the perfect birthday present when Connacht return to Pro14 action against the Ospreys at the Galway Sportsgroun(...)

Bundee Aki celebrates scoring a try for Connacht against Oyonnax at the Sportsground. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Connacht 50 Oyonnax 14 European rugby is once again providing a building block for Connacht. While perhaps not in the strongest group in this s(...)

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