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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).
A mouth-watering and historic first Guinness PRO 14 fixture between Connacht and South African side Southern Kings takes place at the Sportsground on Saturday (7.35pm).
Pat Lam, the former Connacht Rugby coach is the man who taught Connacht Rugby how to turn dreams into reality - the Pro 12 trophy is the most tangible evidence. Every coach wants to make that difference, to achieve success on the pitch. Lam has fulfilled that brief, and ultimately has left Connacht Rugby in a better place.
Connacht have a real opportunity to pull off a season-saving performance in Saturday's crunch Champions Cup play-off against Northampton in England.
e on the line in this next block of four Guinness Pro 12 fixtures, starting on Saturday with an away fixture to Glasgow Warriors. And to make the task that more challenging for the title holders, it involves three away fixtures on the bounce, starting with the 2015 champions, and finishing with a home game against Leinster.
Player of the year Bundee Aki is one of several players hoping to make a return to action for Connacht this weekend.
Connacht's chase for Champions Cup rugby continues at the Galway Sportsground with the Newport Gwent Dragons' visit on Saturday (7.35pm).
Deserved winners of the Guinness Rugby Writers of Ireland Team of the Year award this week, Connacht will want to continue their improving form when they host Italian side Treviso on Saturday (3pm).
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.