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An interprovincial that is also top of the table - it does not come much bigger or better for Connacht Rugby. With just five Guinness Pro 12 fixtures remaining, Connacht face Leinster in the Galway Sportsground on Saturday (5.15pm) in front of a capacity 7,300 crowd, live on both TG4 and Sky Sport, and with the world's top referee Nigel Owens in charge.
Finally some good news on the injury front for Connacht as they head into crunch Pro 12 and European fixtures this month.
Connacht open their New Year with another derby fixture, this time against a Leinster outfit that found its scoring form last weekend.
It is a confident Connacht that heads to the Welsh capital for tomorrow evening's Guinness Pro 12 fixture against Cardiff in Arms Park (7.05pm).
Connacht will be looking to nail another milestone this season when they travel to Thomond Park for a top-of-the-table clash with Munster on Saturday (515pm)..
Ireland's Robbie Henshaw will be back in the green of Connacht to help continue the province's near perfect start to the Guinness Pro 12. The centre, who was rested last week, will line out for tomorrow's visit of Treviso which is expected to be another physically demanding test.
Connacht are preparing for a backlash from Edinburgh when they visit the Galway Sportsground on Saturday (6.45pm). Both sides have enjoyed their best starts to the Guinness Pro12 this season, but while Connacht recorded a notable first victory in 11 years over the Ospreys in Swansea, Edinburgh lost their first match of the season when they fell to Zebre in Italy.
In one of the toughest Guinness Pro 12 challenges this season, Connacht face the Ospreys at Liberty Stadium on Saturday (1.30pm) looking to break an 11-year losing run in Wales.
The 16-game marathon begins for Connacht this evening when they host Zebre at the Galway Sportsground (7.30pm). This unprecedented lengthy succession of games, owing to the World Cup, will test Connacht's squad to the limit. It is a hefty schedule of 10 Pro 12 fixtures, that include the Christmas and New Year interprovincials, and six European matches, including the trip to Siberia to face Enisei and back-to-back games with Newcastle. It comes to a brief respite at the end of January.