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.
Meanwhile, versatile forward George Naoupu is still nursing an ankle injury and will continue to be monitored over the next few weeks.
Thomas Anderson, Eoin Griffin, Frank Murphy, David Nolan and Kyle Tonetti remain unavailable for selection due to injury.
They have been joined on the westerners' injury list by former captain John Muldoon, who tore his medial knee ligament during the Ireland XV's win over Fiji last Saturday evening.
Connacht head coach Eric Elwood will announce his team and replacements to face the Dragons on Friday afternoon.