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  James Mitchell attempts to evade the Sale defence. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Connacht 20 Sale 18 Connacht have given themselves a real chance of qualifying for the European Challenge Cup quarter-finals with a first win over En(...)

 Connacht’s Caolin Blade leads his team off the field after a 34-13 defeat to Sale Sharks in October 2018 at the AJ Bell Stadium in  Manchester. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

A fully-loaded Sale Sharks who are in the driving seat take on Connacht in this afternoon’s crunch European Challenge Cup fixture at the Galway Sports(...)

Connacht’s Colby Fainga’a breaks free to score his side’s third try during the Guinness Pro 14 game against te Dragons at the  Sportsground. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Connacht 33 Dragons 12 Connacht secured a valuable bonus-point win over the Dragons to keep the pressure on the top four in the Pro 14 Conference A.(...)

 Chris Ashton of Sale Sharks dives in to score his third try of the match during the Challenge Cup match victory over Connacht at AJ Bell Stadium. Photograph: Tony Marshall/Getty

Sale 34 Connacht 13 England remains an unhappy hunting ground for Connacht. Sale inflicted Connacht’s 21st loss in European competitions, ensuring th(...)

Johnny McPhillips kicks a penalty for Ireland during the narrow victory over Italy.

Italy Under-20 26 Ireland Under-20 27 Ireland could have lost but escaped with a victory for the second week in a row. The overwhelming feeling will (...)

Mickey Newman slotted eight points for Meath in their draw with Laois. Photograph: Inpho

Meath 0-13 Laois 0-13Meath squandered a seven point second half lead and had to rely on a late Eamon Wallace point to give them the share of the spoil(...)

Wicklow’s Paddy Dalton and Mark Staines with Damien Carroll of Meath in Baltinglass. Photograph: Inpho

MEATH 4-11 WICKLOW 2-5: On the scenic route into Baltinglass, over the Wicklow Gap, the wind was howling and the rain outrageous. What football lesson(...)