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Irish Rugby hit the headlines for the all the wrong reasons this week when Connacht Women were forced to change beside a rubbish strewn area for their final interprovincial against Ulster in Energia Park.
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.
It was a "landmark" victory two seasons ago. Connacht broke 60 years of defeats to Ulster in Ravenhill, and they need to do it again tomorrow evening when they meet in the first round of the new Rainbow Cup.
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Connacht, their PRO14 season concluded, now prepare for the return of European Rugby and a date with former maestros Leicester on Saturday April 3.
Connacht will be using Monday's final PRO14 fixture against the Scarlets in Wales (8pm) as a benchmark for their upcoming European challenge against Leicester.
Good news, and bad for Connacht representation on this year's Six Nations rugby squad.
Connacht, after a week's break, are back in action on Sunday for a rescheduled PRO14 fixture against Ospreys in the Sportsground (3pm).
hree-week break from action after the French government called a halt to its teams playing in the European Cup.