Connacht make a winning start to their European Challenge Cup bid with an impressive bonus-point victory over Oyonnax.
Ulster beat Connacht 16-8 in a tightly contested All-Ireland clash in Belfast to go top of the Pro14's Conference B.
Scarlets hold out in a nine-try Pro14 Conference A thriller against gutsy Connacht in Llanelli.
Scarlets head coach Wayne Pivac says the region may lose Tadgh Beirne's services at the end of the season.
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Ulster back Tommy Bowe hopes the team can bounce back from the weekend defeat at Zebre by beating Irish rivals Connacht at Kingspan Stadium on Friday night.
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