A repeat of last year's 24-8 win at Rodney Parade would be just the ticket for Connacht as they make the return trip, hoping to beat the Dragons and maintain their presence in the top half of the GUINNESS PRO12.
The Ireland players and coaches were given a great welcome at the Sportsground on Wednesday morning, as upwards of 3,500 supporters turned out for the open training session. Check out our photo galleries from the day.
Following a disappointing result away to the Scarlets last weekend, the Connacht squad are determined to get back to winning ways against the Newport Gwent Dragons at Rodney Parade on Sunday (kick-off 4pm).
Connacht are aiming for their first ever PRO12 season's double over the Scarlets when they resume their league campaign on Sunday. However, history is against the westerners as they have not won away in Llanelli since October 2004.
Connacht, who boast an enviable record against French clubs in the European Challenge Cup, are targeting a bonus point win away to La Rochelle as they try to qualify for the quarter-finals as one of the best runners-up.