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Connacht Rugby arrived in Siberia yesterday afternoon to be greeted by a blanket of snow for the first European fixture ever to be held in Russia.
Connacht are preparing for a backlash from Edinburgh when they visit the Galway Sportsground on Saturday (6.45pm). Both sides have enjoyed their best starts to the Guinness Pro12 this season, but while Connacht recorded a notable first victory in 11 years over the Ospreys in Swansea, Edinburgh lost their first match of the season when they fell to Zebre in Italy.
In one of the toughest Guinness Pro 12 challenges this season, Connacht face the Ospreys at Liberty Stadium on Saturday (1.30pm) looking to break an 11-year losing run in Wales.
With an 11-point return from a possible 15 in the opening three Guinness Pro 12 games, Connacht coach Pat Lam is happy, but not yet satisfied.
Raring to go after suffering a hip knock in the opening Pro 12 fixture, Connacht Rugby's Kieran Marmion is now firmly focused on making a statement against Cardiff when the league resumes next week.
Connacht Rugby heads to the home of the current Pro 12 champions Glasgow tomorrow expecting to find a dangerous wounded animal.
By Linley MacKenzie
A new season, but with the same goal. Connacht open their Guinness Pro 12 League with a home fixture against the Newport Gwent Dragons more prepared than previous seasons to achieve Champions Cup qualification.