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The curtain comes down on another Connacht Rugby season that has produced a mixed bag of results in this Covid year.
It is not every season, year or decade that Connacht head to Thomond Park and return with a win. That they did on Friday evening for the first time since Pat Lam's tenure and only the third time in history, says something about this squad's developing confidence and tenacity.
Connacht coach Andy Friend is looking for a fighting response, particularly at the breakdown, when they face Munster in Thomond Park tomorrow evening (6pm).
It had all the hallmarks of a rip-roaring inter-provincial. Despite the uncertainty of this new Rainbow Cup competition, and a troubled start with South African teams unable to travel, as far as inter-pros go, they don't come much more intense than Connacht's meeting with Ulster in Kingspan Stadium.
Connacht, their PRO14 season concluded, now prepare for the return of European Rugby and a date with former maestros Leicester on Saturday April 3.
Connacht's hopes of arresting Munster's runaway lead of the Guinness PRO14 conference B will be decided tomorrow night in Thomond Park (7.35pm).
Pressure is mounting on Connacht this weekend, and it is all about a PRO14 win to arrest their current slump at home this season.
Opportunity lost, and Connacht’s woeful home record continues this season.
Andy Friend expects to name former Australian Sevens player Ben O'Donnell in Connacht's squad to face Leinster at the RDS on Saturday (7.35pm).
Another unexpected postponement last weekend, and Connacht will be hoping this weekend's refixed PRO14 fixture with Benetton goes ahead as scheduled at the Galway Sportsground tomorrow evening (7.35pm).