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Connacht’s  John Porch in action for Australia during a Sevens Rugby tournament in Canada last year. Porch has been included in Connacht’s squad for their clash with Dragons. Photograph:  Inpho/Photosport/Icon Sportswire

Dragons v Connacht, Rodney Parade, Friday, 7.35pm - Live on TG4, Premier Sports Connacht make a second trip to Wales this season and will be hoping n(...)

Jordi Murphy (above) and John Cooney have been released to play by Ireland coach Joe Schmidt for Ulster’s Pro14 match against Dragons. Photograph: Inpho

Ulster know there is no room for a misstep and with the exception of a disappointing 17-17 draw against Benetton – it doesn’t look as bad when weighed(...)

Ireland’s Robert Baloucoune is tackled by Stephen Tomasin of the USA  during the HSBC London Sevens at Twickenham in June 2018.  Baloucoune  makes his Ulster debut on the right wing. Photograph: Andrew Fosker/Inpho

Ulster v Dragons, Kingspan stadium (7.55pm, live on Eir Sport and Premier Sports) Ulster coach Dan McFarland gives a senior debut to winger Robert Ba(...)

Head coach Leo Cullen and Leinster captain Jonathan Sexton. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Leinster v Dragons, RDS (Saturday, 5.15pm, live on TG4, EirSport, Premier Sport) Success is a pursuit demanding relentless incremental improvement. T(...)

Rory Scholes: makes his first start of the season for Connacht against Dragons at Rodney Parade. Photograph: Tommy Grealy/Inpho

Dragons v Connacht, Rodney Parade, 7.30 The combatants share a common perspective on this Guinness Pro14 match, indentifying it as a must-win encount(...)

Scott Fardy: the Australian international  will play his  first competitive match for Leinster

Dragons v Leinster, Rodney Parade (3.15, live on Sky Sports) James Ryan will emulate Brian O’Driscoll if he is called from the bench in Wales in tha(...)

Adam Byrne will make his second appearance for Leinster three years after his first. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Number crunching highlights the magnitude of the task facing Leinster as they look to clamber to the top of the Guinness Pro12 in the inhospitable su(...)

Newly appointed Ulster head coach Les Kiss. Photograph: Brian Little/Inpho.

Ulster’s lack of success on the road was a topic of conversation broached by captain Rory Best and new head coach Les Kiss during the week and the (...)

Munster’s Ian Keatley tackled by Dragons’ Cory Hill  and  Owen Evans. Photograph: Huw Evans/Inpho

Dragons 14 Munster 18 Munster retained top spot in the RaboDirect Pro12 but only after Ian Keatley’s boot compensated for a scrappy display against Ne(...)

Leinster’s Shane Jennings will lead the charge into the Dragons’ den at Rodney Parade.

Matt O’Connor will know more about his squad, individually and collectively, by the time the final whistle blows tonight. For the Leinster coach this (...)