In Pictures: Connacht come from behind to beat Munster in thrilling contest

Niyi Adeolokun was in fine form for the home side

Connacht 35

Munster 14

Connacht join Leinster at the summit of the Pro12 this evening after they came from behind to beat Munster at the Sportsgrounds.

Niyi Adeolokun was in fine form as he scored two of his side's tries, before Finlay Bealham crossed to secure the bonus point.

Pat Lam's side showed excellent discipline and took the lead just before the break when they were awarded a penalty try. James Cronin and Billy Holland were both sin binned as Connacht made their numerical advantage count.

n emphatic response to Leinster's bonus point victory over Edinburgh last night.  

Simon Zebo crosses for the game's opening try

Shane O'Leary accurate from the boot

Niyi Adeolokun scores his side's third try despite Darren Sweetnam's tackle

Simon Zebo breaks the tackles during the opening stages of tonight's game.


All pictures courtesy of ©INPHO/Lorraine O'Sullivan and ©INPHO/James Crombie