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Connacht return to Pro 12 League action after the two-week break for the Six Nations and face title-chasing Munster in Thomond Park on Saturday (5.15pm).
After a run of three successive wins, Connacht head to Newport looking for a vital victory in their hopes of finishing in position to claim a Heineken Cup spot for the first time.
Connacht signed off a most extraordinary season with a best place finish in the RaboDirect Pro 12 League.
Connacht Rugby bring down the curtain on their most exciting season since the game went professional when they travel to Glasgow for the final RaboDirect Pro 12 fixture.
After notching three successive wins on the trot - their first in nine seasons - Connacht have been assessing their injury concerns during this week’s rest from action.
After a torrid period of narrow defeats Connacht lifted the gloom in Bayonne last Saturday evening with a surprise 35-21 victory away to the high flying Basque side. The westerners built up an early lead, withstood a strong fightback and finished with two well taken tries in the final ten minutes to take a memorable victory.
Pressure is mounting on Connacht to secure the seasonal double over the Dragons and with it their hopes of a Heineken Cup play-off place when the two sides meet this weekend in Newport.