Conan O’Donnell joins Counties Manukau in New Zealand

Sligo’s Conan O’Donnell has joined the Counties Manukau provincial team in New Zealand.

The former Connacht player  made five appearances for the Sunwolves of Japan in the closing rounds of this year’s Super Rugby season but has now secured a move to the Auckland side.

His teammates will include all-blacks Kieran Read and Sonny Bill Williams.