4 Dec, 10:19
Grand Slam winners Fiona Coghlan and Nora Stapelton have returned the Women's RBS 6 Nations trophy to Chief Executive John Feehan at the Six Nations offices in Dublin.
Scrum half Frank Murphy is also back from injury having missed last week's game against Edinburgh with a calf injury.
Up front Brian McGovern is one of three props named in the squad and Colm Rigney has also been recalled.
CONNACHT Squad (v Newport Gwent Dragons): Backs (10) - Liam Bibo, Fionn Carr, Gavin Duffy, Andy Dunne, Ian Keatley, Keith Matthews, Frank Murphy, Troy Nathan, Conor O'Loughlin, Niva Ta'auso.
Forwards (12) - Andrew Browne, Sean Cronin, Andrew Farley, Adrian Flavin, Ronan Loughney, Brian McGovern, John Muldoon (capt), Johnny O'Connor, Ray Ofisa, Colm Rigney, Michael Swift, Brett Wilkinson.