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Connacht  head coach Andy Friend during training ahead of his side’s clash with Leicester. Photograph:  Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Challenge Cup Round of 16 preview: Leicester Tigers v Connacht Rugby  Saturday 8pm, Mattioli Woods Welford Road Statistics do not lie. Connacht’(...)

Connacht’s Jack Carty is tackled by Fineen Wycherley and Tadhg Beirne of Munster during the Guinness Pro 14 game at the Sportsground in January. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Any hopes of Connacht arresting Munster’s runaway lead of the Guinness Pro 14 conference B will be decided on Friday night in Thomond Park. Still nin(...)

Bundee Aki during Connacht’s training session at the Sportsground on Tuesday. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Connacht are hoping Bundee Aki will be fully fit for Sunday’s rescheduled Guinness Pro 14 fixture against Ospreys in the Sportsground. Aki, who has b(...)

Connacht’s Tom Daly is perhaps the in-form centre in Ireland at the moment. Photograph: Inpho

Just over two years ago, by his own admission, Tom Daly’s career was “kinda lost”, whereupon a call from Andy Friend changed everything. Having taken(...)

Sammy Arnold has impressed Connacht coach Andy Friend with his hunger to get involved in the first team at the Sportsground. Photograph: Inpho/Connacht Rugby

Connacht recruit Sammy Arnold has impressed his new coach Andy Friend since moving from Munster at the end of last season. The Connacht boss has been(...)

Connacht’s  Kieran Marmion offloads during the Guinness Pro 14 match against  Southern Kings at the  Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth. Photograph: Michael Sheehan/Gallo Images/Getty Images

Southern Kings 19 Connacht 29 Connacht can take a bow. Reduced to 14 players for most of the match, they bagged maximum points from their visit to Po(...)

Andy Friend has named his Connacht  team for Sunday’s Pro14 match. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Irish internationals Ultan Dillane and Dave Heffernan have both been included in Connacht’s squad to face the Southern Kings on Sunday in Port Elizabe(...)

Connacht head coach Andy Friend will be without Dave Heffernan, Ultan Dillane and Gavin Thornbury on Friday night. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Connacht head coach Andy Friend has made four changes to his starting team to face Edinburgh in the Pro14 at Murrayfield on Friday (kick off: 7.35pm).(...)

Connacht hooker  Dave Heffernan scores a try despite the attempts of  Rey Lee-Lo of Cardiff Blues during the Guinness Pro 14 game at  The Sportsground. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Connacht 29 Cardiff Blues 0 Connacht arrested a five-game losing run and marked their return to the Galway Sportsground with a key bonus-point winnin(...)

Connacht’s Dave Heffernan scores a try in the first half at the Sportsground. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

Connacht 29 Cardiff Blues 0 Ireland hooker Dave Heffernan delivered a man-of-the-match performance as Connacht ran out 29-0 bonus-point winners over(...)

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