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Best finish still the target as Elwood’s men head to Murrayfield

After an unexpected three week break from action, Connacht head to Edinburgh for a crucial clash in their bid to finish this season’s campaign on a high. Both sides are neck and neck on championship points, and if Connacht want to maintain their ambition for a highest finish in the league, a victory at Murrayfield is essential.

Timely return of key players as Conncht head to Wales

Connacht will be boosted ahead of tomorrow night's RaboDirect Pro 12 fixture against the Scarlets with the return of three front-line players.

Connacht need to sign off Heineken Cup campaign with a win

Connacht complete their second Heineken Cup campaign tomorrow evening (8pm) at the Galway Sportsground intent on keeping their unbeaten record against Zebre intact, and finishing the pool on a high.

Back to the basics for Connacht

Connacht return to RaboDirect Pro 12 action keen to continue their recent form against the Ospreys on Saturday evening in Wales. After two strong performances against both Zebre and Harlequins, it is essential Connacht maintain their momentum to get vital league points on the board. Elwood is expected to make changes for their visit to Swansea, and it is likely former South African Stormer Danie Poolman will finally make his first start for the province. Polman returned to training this week having returned from a week in Germany where he underwent treatment on his hamstring. His presence will be a welcome boost to the side, particularly with doubts over the fitness of Eoin Griffin who has been carrying an ankle injury. While a number of players are carrying knocks and bruisees, definately out of action are Andrew Browne, Gavin Duffy, Matt Healy, Mark McCrea, Paul O’Donohoe, Ethienne Reynecke and Kyle Tonetti.

Connacht must take cup form to the Ospreys

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Connacht return to RaboDirect Pro 12 action keen to continue their recent form against the Ospreys on Saturday evening in Wales.

Elwood warns Connacht to be on their toes for a full 80 minutes

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Connacht, with 13 points on the RaboDirect Pro 12 table from four outings, face a different and more difficult challenge tomorrow evening in Wales.

Elwood asks for big home push

Connacht host their penultimate home match of the season needing to atone for another poor away performance.

Connacht fall short again

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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.

Home win becomes a must for Connacht belief

A home win has become a major priority for Connacht when they host Harlequins in this evenings return European match at the Galway Sportsground (7pm). Although Connacht are unlikely to qualify from this year’s Amlin Cup pool, having lost two of their three matches, Elwood believes there is more at stake for his players, particularly as they head into a crucial Christmas period with the traditional interprovincial clashes against Munster and Leinster.

Home win becomes a must for Connacht belief

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A home win has become a major priority for Connacht when they host Harlequins in tomorrow’s return European match at the Galway Sportsground (7pm).

 

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