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Connacht are preparing for another bruising battle with Italian outfit Aironi when they visit the Stadio Zaffanello on Saturday (4.30pm).
Galwegians and Buccaneers clash on Saturday (2.30pm) in a crucial Ulster Bank League fixture at Crowley Park.
It was a familiar feeling at the Sportsground on Monday evening as Munster reasserted their dominance over Connacht with a typically defiant victory over their western neighbours.
Connacht and Harlequins renew European rivalry on Sunday when the two sides meet at the Twickenham Stoop in this season’s Amlin Challenge Cup third round.
After their most successful start to the season, Connacht return to the Galway Sportsground on Saturday (7.30pm) to face Ulster in the first interprovincial of the season. Traditionally Connacht’s closest rivals for Ireland’s third Heineken Cup place, Ulster come west after three wins on the trot and having spent big over the summer in recruitment. Yet coach Eric Elwood believes his side is “in the right frame of mind for this game. The lads know how important the derby matches are, but we are in a different position than in the past and hopefully we can take that confidence forward to Saturday. We would always fancy our chances at home and hopefully history will change itself on Saturday.”
After their most successful start to the season, Connacht return to the Galway Sportsground on Saturday (7.30pm) to face Ulster in the first interprovincial of the season.
The Eric Elwood era begins in earnest on Saturday when Connacht open their season with a home Magners League fixture against the Newport Gwent Dragons (5.30pm).
Connacht Rugby returns to action tomorrow (6.30pm) after the summer break with the first of two pre-season friendlies to be played at the Galway Sportsground.