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 Connacht’s head coach Andy Friend: “We face a big challenge in Murrayfield.” Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Edinburgh v Connacht Venue: Murrayfield. Kick off: 7.35pm. On TV: eirSport and Premier Sports. Paul Boyle is used to confounding convention. He shru(...)

Michael Silvester is tackled during Ireland’s defeat to Scotland in Perpignan. Photograph: Pascal Rodriguez/Inpho

Ireland Under-20 29 Scotland Under-20 45 The imprecision and morass of errors that pockmarked previous defeats in the tournament resurfaced again as (...)

Lansdowne wing Peter Sullivan: he will start for Ireland against Georgia. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Ireland Under-20 v Georgia Under-20, Narbonne (5.30pm Irish time, live on Eir Sport) Ireland coach Noel McNamara has made four changes to the side (...)

France Under-20 v Ireland Under-20, Stade Aime-Giral (8.0, Irish time, live on Eir Sport) As assignments go, this one is a doozey. Noel McNamara’s Ir(...)

 Diarmuid Barron, Caelan Doris and Matthew Agnew at the announcement of the  squad for the U-20 World Cup in France at Spencer Dock in Dublin yesterday. Inpho: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

A new captain, five uncapped players, a coaching team trimmed by one and injuries to a couple of key players represent an overview of the challenges f(...)

Belvedere’s David Hawkshaw is tackled by Tom Monaghan of Clongowes in last year’s Bank of Ireland Leinster Senior Cup semi-final. Photograph: Gary Carr/Inpho

Belvedere College v Blackrock College, Friday, RDS, 2pm (Eir Sport) It’s a reprise of last year’s final, which Belvedere College won 10-3, with a sma(...)

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(...)

Connacht’s Eoghan Masterson scores a try. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho
Kings prove no match for Connacht
  • Pro14
  • September 9, 2017, 22:09

Connacht 32 Southern Kings 10 The feel-good factor continued in Galway on Saturday night when Connacht grabbed a deserved bonus-point victory over S(...)

Glasgow Warriors’s Peter Horne and Matt Fagerson tackle Connacht’s Bundee Aki at the Sportsground. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Connacht 12 Glasgow Warriors 18 On the opening day of the Pro14 in the battle of the two former Chiefs coaching team, Dave Rennie’s Glasgow prevailed(...)

Connacht’s Jack Carty and John Muldoon tackle Nathan Hughes of Wasps at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry on Wednesday night. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Wasps 40 Connacht 22 Wasps enjoyed their second pre-season win over Irish opposition with a 40-22 victory over Connacht at the Ricoh Arena in Covent(...)

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