Connacht’s Paul Boyle in action during the Guinness Pro 14 game against  Cardiff at the  Arms Park. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Cardiff 8 Connacht 7 Connacht’s miserable record against Cardiff at Arms Park continues and this latest defeat on Saturday night left Connacht coach (...)

  Andrew Conway is tackled by Willis Halaholo. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Munster 39 Cardiff Blues 16 Munster mined 14 points from a second half sin-binning as they put Cardiff Blues away 39-16 at Thomond Park. John Ryan an(...)

 Jarrod Evans kicks the winning conversion. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Connacht 15 Cardiff Blues 17 For a second successive week Connacht handed their opponents a first win of the season, this time Cardiff Blues the grat(...)

Alex Wootton carries Conor Murray on his back during Munster squad training at University of Limerick. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Munster v Cardiff Blues, Musgrave Park, TG4, BBC Wales, Friday, 7.25pm The influence of new head coach Rassie Erasmus has had an immediate impact, (...)

Connacht’s Matt Healy runs in their first try against Scarlets in their Pro12 match at  Parc y Scarlets, Wales. Photograph: Inpho

Scarlets 21 Connacht 19 Connacht head coach Pat Lam reckons his side shot themselves in the foot after Steve Shingler’s dead-eye penalty at the last(...)

A late Steve Shingler penalty gave the Scarlets a 21-19 win over Connacht. Photograph: Inpho

Scarlets 21 Connacht 19 Connacht head coach Pat Lam reckons his side shot themselves in the foot after Steve Shingler’s dead-eye penalty at the last (...)

Morgan Allen crashes over the line for the Scarlets. Photo: Inpho
Scarlets go ahead of Connacht
  • Pro12
  • December 5, 2015, 16:12

Treviso 20 Scarlets 22 Scarlets are top of the Pro12 after Steve Shingler’s late penalty gave them a 22-20 win over bottom side Treviso at the Stad(...)

Connacht’s Denis Buckley is tackled by Steven Shingler and Johan Snyman of Scarlets at the Sportsground. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

In the Sportsground last Saturday night, Denis Buckley hadn’t even broken sweat by the time he found himself standing with the other Connacht playe(...)

Scarlets’ Aled Davies gets his kick away as Kieran Marmion of Connacht attempts to block during the Guinness Pro 12 gameat   The Sportsground in Galway. Photograph:  James Crombie/Inpho

Connacht 14 Scarlets 8Connacht equalled last season’s winning tally when they overcame the Scarlets at the Sportsground to maintain the vital sixth pl(...)