Athlone's Niall Murray is one of six to graduate from the academy.
Twenty year old Buccaneers clubman Niall Murray has signed professional terms with Connacht.
He is one of six to graduate from the academy system in the west this year.
The Athlone native already has first team action under his belt from the bench against Gloucester in the Heineken Champions Cup and starting against Leinster in the christmas inter-pro fixtures.
Murray also represented Ireland U20s in the Six Nations and World Championships in 2019.