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Connacht, in producing a 26-19 bonus-point home victory, showcased the best of attack and defence in each half for a positive end to their season.
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.
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It is another tricky assignment. In Rodney Parade tomorrow evening (7.35pm) Connacht go in search of a Guinness PRO14 victory to put recent defeats behind them.
If lessons were learned from Connacht's defeat to Ulster, now all the positives from victory over Leinster must be repeated in the last of the interprovincial fixtures this weekend.
Nothing beats New Year cheer, and Connacht delivered a bucket load in one 80 minute performance on Saturday. That it came in the RDS against Leinster is all the more special.
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).
Life on the road for Connacht does not get any easier this week.
Connacht Rugby concluded the 2019/20 season having achieved their primary ambition to retain Champions Cup status.