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Galwegians have advanced to their third successive Heineken Junior Cup final after a hard-fought four-try victory over Ballinasloe at Moher Road.
Connacht coach Pat Lam insists his players will “front up” for home supporters on Saturday when they entertain Edinburgh in the Rabodirect Pro 12 at the Galway Sportsground (5pm).
Hardly pretty, but Galwegians secured their ninth successive Ulster Bank League game to remain top of the division 2A table at the weekend.
Connacht return to action in the Rabodirect Pro 12 on Sunday desperate to refocus on moving up the league table.
February sees the return of the successful Battle of the Bands competition at The Prince Bar, Athlone. Last year’s competition saw Sligo-based band The Quakers battle their way through the heats to the grand final where a nail-biting competition on the night resulted in them taking the top prize.
adquarters in Dublin this afternoon having been yellow carded during Saturday’s Heineken Cup fixture against Saracens.
Connacht fullback Gavin Duffy says the province will bounce back from its poorest result in the Heineken Cup.
It is uncharted waters for Connacht this weekend when they head to England with a place in the Heineken Cup quarter-finals up for grabs. This final pool three fixture at the home of current premiership leaders on Saturday (1.35pm) will decide which of the two teams finishes as runners-up and with it a spot in either the Heineken quarter-finals or the Amlin Cup. Toulouse, with an away fixture to Zebre, are almost guaranteed top spot, but it is all to play for at Allianz Park where favourites Saracens are 5/1 to reach the final of this most prestigious club competition.
Connacht host their final pool game of this season’s Heineken Cup - and possibly their last if participating countries fail to agree on the competition’s future - but Pat Lam’s squad has huge incentive to achieve another victory on Saturday (3.40pm).
Connacht Rugby’s traditional interprovincial festive fixtures begins on Friday when they take on the RaboDirect League leaders Munster in Thomond Park (7.15pm).