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Pressure mounts on Connacht Rugby to deliver a winning performance when Cardiff Blues arrive at the Galway Sportsground on Saturday (3.15pm). Cardiff, without a win this season, will take heart from fellow Welsh outfit Dragons, whose fighting performance saw them romp to victory over Kieran Keane's side last weekend. However this week Connacht forwards coach Jimmy Duffy says Connacht are in a better place having completed the review of that 21-8 defeat to Bernard Jackman's side.
Pressure mounts on Connacht Rugby to deliver a winning performance when Cardiff Blues arrive at the Galway Sportsground on Saturday (3.15pm).
Connacht are preparing for a real backlash from Bernard Jackman's Dragons when the two sides meet in Rodney Parade on Friday night.
Connacht's disappointing Guinness Pro 12 season comes to an end on Saturday with coach Pat Lam urging his players to redeem themselves after their worst performance in three years.
Connacht, a little more positive on the injury front, face familiar Italian foes Zebre in the Galway Sportsground's final Champions Cup pool fixture this season.
After the dramatics of the weekend's Champions Cup action in the Sportsground, Connacht must come back down to earth and return to Guinness Pro 12 action.
It has been a dramatic week for Connacht. Amid the shock news that coach Pat Lam is departing at the end of the season for pastures new, Connacht must also try to concentrate their minds on the more immediate task of a significant European Champions Cup fixture in England.
Connacht coach Pat Lam is feeling a lot more confident following the return of seven key squad members as the Pro 12 resumes this weekend.
The break for the Autumn internationals could not have come sooner for Pro 12 champions Connacht after recording their first loss to the Newport Gwent Dragons since 2012.