Michael Bradley has announced a 26-man squad ahead of his side’s final away encounter in the Magners League against the Newport Gwent Dragons on Friday (Rodney Parade, kick-off 7.10pm).
Winger Ofisa Treviranus has recovered from injury to be named among the backs. He has been out since December with a broken leg.
Galwegians players’ Liam Bibo, Peter Durcan and Joe Merrigan have also been included as Connacht travel to Newport looking to recover from their disappointing 18-6 defeat to Ulster last time out.
CONNACHT Squad (v Newport Gwent Dragons): Backs (13) – Liam Bibo, Mel Deane, Gavin Duffy, Andy Dunne, Peter Durcan, Keith Matthews, Conor McPhillips, Matt Mostyn, Troy Nathan, Danny Riordan, Robbie Shaw, Ofisa Treviranus, Darren Yapp.
Forwards (13) – Andrew Browne, Liam Casserly, Andrew Farley (capt), Adrian Flavin, John Fogarty, David Gannon, Ronan Loughney, Joe Merrigan, Robbie Morris, John Muldoon, Johnny O’Connor, Colm Rigney, Brett Wilkinson.