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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 big week for Connacht Rugby as they host the first of the festive interprovincials at the Galway Sportsground with the visit of Ulster on St Stephen's night (6pm).
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)..
Connacht Rugby arrived in Siberia yesterday afternoon to be greeted by a blanket of snow for the first European fixture ever to be held in Russia.
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.
Connacht Rugby heads to the home of the current Pro 12 champions Glasgow tomorrow expecting to find a dangerous wounded animal.
By Linley MacKenzie
A new season, but with the same goal. Connacht open their Guinness Pro 12 League with a home fixture against the Newport Gwent Dragons more prepared than previous seasons to achieve Champions Cup qualification.