• Connacht have survived losing a 17-point lead to edge out Sale by 20-points to 18 in the Challenge Cup at the Sportsground.

    First-half Kyle Godwin and James Mitchell tries had put the westerners in a strong position before they went 18-17 down in the second-half.

    David Horwitz kicked what proved to be a match-winning penalty in the 72nd-minute.