Noel Flynn

Sentimental Irish

Fitzgerald The Connacht Hero

Western province pip Montlellier in thriller in Galway

22-year-old fly-half Conor Fitzgerald came off the bench yesterday to kick the winning penalty as Connacht beat Montpellier, in the midst of an injury crisis. 

23-20 was the final score at the Sportsground as the westerners secured a clean sweep for the Irish sides in the opening weekend of the Heineken Champions Cup.

Limerick man Fitzgerald said that they put last weekends' loss to Leinster in the Pro14 behind them quickly on Monday:

On Saturday, Ulster beat Bath, Leinster got the better of Benetton and Munster enjoyed victory over Ospreys.

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