While spirits were high in training at the sunny Sportsground yesterday following two consecutive GUINNESS PRO12 wins for Connacht, there was widespread disappointment for two of their senior players who were absent due to injury.
Munster won a defensive chess match against Leinster to make it two wins out of two in the IRFU Women's Interprovincial Championship, while seven-try Connacht dazzled Ulster in Galway. Kate Rowan reviews the round 2 games.
The 2014/15 IRFU Under-20 Interprovincial Championship is set to go down to the wire next weekend, with unbeaten Ulster currently out in front and Leinster and Connacht - with one win apiece - snapping at their heels.
Less than five months after playing for Dublin University in an Ulster Bank League Division 1B relegation battle with Shannon, Niyi Adeolokun will earn his second GUINNESS PRO12 start tonight, lining out on the right wing for Connacht against Edinburgh at BT Murrayfield.