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Lams to the Slaughter

What an incredible start to the season for the men from the west of Ireland. Connacht are playing the rugby of their lives, and deservedly sit atop the Pro12 table with 7 wins from 8 games. The highlight undoubtedly came last weekend when, for the first time in 29 years, Connacht emerged from Thomond Park with a victory. What this win meant to the players was evident from the unadulterated joy with which they celebrated the final whistle.

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