Andy Friend

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Jack Carty after the defeat to Leinster on Saturday, Connacht must pick themselves up quickly with crucial fixtures upcoming. Photograph: Tom Maher/Inpho

Amid the defining part of their season, Connacht find themselves at a low ebb. The optimism generated by some scintillating attacking rugby this seaso(...)

Scrumhalf Kieran Marmion is one of seven changes Connacht have made for the sold-out URC clash with Leinster at the Sportsground on Saturday evening. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

United Rugby Championship: Connacht v Leinster, Sportsground, Saturday , 7.35pm – Live on RTÉ2 and Premier Sports 1 The pandemic meant for a surfeit (...)

Ciarán Frawley starts for Leinster against Connacht this weekend. Photograph: Ben Brady/Inpho

Ciarán Frawley is back in the Leinster team for Saturday’s URC clash with Connacht at the Sportsground (kick-off 7.35pm - live on RTE, Premier Sports)(...)

Connacht’s Jarrad Butler: ‘We’ve put ourselves in the position where we realistically need to win four to have a shot at the playoffs.’ Photograph: Tom Maher/Inpho

The first of a “bizarre” series of meetings between Connacht and Leinster takes place in Galway this weekend. Saturday evening’s United Rugby Champio(...)

Ireland under-20 assistant coach Mark Sexton is also a qualified physical therapist. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

“It happens when I am introduced to someone new, especially in rugby circles. It generally goes along the lines of ‘this is Mark Sexton, Johnny’s brot(...)

Andy Friend makes seven changes, which include the return of Jack Carty from Irish duty.  Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Preview: Edinburgh v Connacht Venue: The DAM Health Stadium, Edinburgh. Kick-off: 7.35pm. On TV: Live on Premier Sports and TG4. Despite their fin(...)

Rory O’Loughlin will be playing for the Exeter Chiefs next season. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

While Leinster continue their daily confirmation of players who have signed new deals, there appear to be several outgoings as well, with lock Jack Du(...)

Connacht’s Leva Fifita celebrates scoring a try with his teammates at Parc y Scarlets. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Scarlets 23 Connacht 29 Jack Carty kicked Connacht to their first victory in Llanelli since 2004 to end a run of four straight defeats for Andy Frien(...)

Ulster’s Declan Moore celebrates scoring his side’s second try during the United Rugby Championship match at   Kingspan Stadium in Belfast. Photograph:  Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Ulster 32 Connacht 12 Some sprinkles of stardust from Ireland squad members Michael Lowry and Robert Baloucoune helped Ulster over the line for this (...)

Mack Hansen leaps above Jordan Larmous to scor for Connacht against Leinster. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Just three days before Andy Farrell announced his Six Nations squad, James Lowe came off the bench for Leinster and scored in their shellacking of Mon(...)

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