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Connacht has signed a new backrow forward from New Zealand to replace the Ulster-bound Willie Faloon.
Connacht's biggest signing, All Black centurion Mils Muliaina, arrived in Connacht last evening.
Talented Connacht Rugby player Robbie Henshaw has agreed to stay at the province for another two years.
By Linley MacKenzie
Connacht fullback Robbie Henshaw is hoping to make his Ireland u-20s debut tomorrow evening at his home ground in Athlone.
Pat Lam is expected to be named as Connacht’s successor to Eric Elwood in the next couple of days.
Johnny O’Connor will team up with Andrew Browne and Eoin McKeon in Connacht’s back row in the only change to the starting 15 for this evening’s encounter with Biarritz from the side who defeated the same opponents on a historic night in the Sportsground seven days ago. O’Connor will replace the injured Willie Fallon, who was ruled out with a fractured eye socket he picked up in that win.
A new matchday experience is awaiting Connacht Rugby fans when they visit the Sportsground this season.
There will be new challenges and old rivalries renewed as Connacht embark on their second Heineken Cup campaign in October. The draw for the 2012/13 tournament was made this morning in the Aviva stadium under the tutelage of ERC president Jean Pierre Lux and chief executive Derek McGrath. Connacht have been drawn in Pool 3 along with Amlin Challenge Cup winners Biarritz, Aviva Premiership Champions Harlequins and new Italian franchise Zebre.
Connacht Rugby is gearing up to put forward a team in the British and Irish Cup next season.