Connacht have signed New Zealand-born winger Josh Rowland, who is eligible for Ireland.
Reigning champions Connacht will launch the defence of their Guinness PRO12 title against Glasgow Warriors.
Champions Cup holders Saracens have been drawn against Toulon while Bath will meet Bristol in the Challenge Cup.
Johnny Sexton, Luke Fitzgerald, Dave Kearney and Rob Kearney have been ruled out of Ireland's tour of South Africa due to injury.
Connacht and Saracens secured domestic silverware this weekend but which of their players made our team of the week?
Stuart Barnes looks back at the fairy tale season for Connacht and analyses England's 27-13 win win over Wales.
Connacht coach Pat Lam has challenged his side to make their Guinness PRO12 triumph the start of a golden era in Galway.
Connacht claimed their first ever Guinness PRO12 title after a 20-10 victory over Leinster in the Murrayfield final.
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5th November 2016