Connacht’s focus for the remainder of the season will be trying to claim a knockout spot in the PRO14 and a place in next season’s Champions Cup but they will be disappointed to bow out of the Challenge Cup without firing a decent shot.
Sale Sharks 20 Connacht 10
It’s almost four years to the day since Connacht last lost a European pool game at home, and they need to maintain that impressive record against Sale Sharks this afternoon to claim top spot in Pool Three.
Scotland assistant coach Mike Blair believes it was a straightforward decision to bring John Hardie back into the squad, despite serving a ban for alleged cocaine use.
He joins fit-again Richie Gray in the 40-man squad heading into the Ireland game.
Gregor Townsend believes it was not the “true” Scotland that were well beaten by Wales in their Six Nations opener.
Byron McGuigan has been ruled out of Scotland's match against France with a hamstring injury.
Newcastle back Chris Harris will make his first Scotland start against Wales in Saturday's NatWest 6 Nations opener.
Glasgow Warriors coach Gregor Townsend admitted his side must learn how to turn narrow defeats into victories if they are to succeed in the Heineken Cup, following a 10-8 loss at Castres.
Glasgow 8 Ulster 19
Wednesday, September 30, 2020 - 8:00 PM
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