Stuart Barnes on a great Sunday for the Premiership's northern clubs and concerns for Test rugby in the southern hemisphere.
Munster snatched victory from the jaws of defeat as Dave Kilcoyne's late try saw them win 25-23 at the Ospreys.
Brian O’Driscoll believes CJ Stander is exactly the type of player the Lions will need when they take on New Zealand.
Jaco Taute's first-half double helped Guinness PRO12 leaders Munster to a 45-17 victory over Newport Gwent Dragons.
Munster moved to the top of the Guinness PRO12 table after squeezing past Edinburgh 10-9 in a scrappy affair at Myreside.
Munster will face Toulouse in the Champions Cup quarter-finals on April 1, with defending champions Saracens hosting Glasgow on April 2.
Joe Schmidt is not expecting to see a repeat of the tactics Glasgow used to try and shut down Conor Murray when Ireland play Scotland.
Munster confirm signings of Chris Farrell, JJ Hanrahan and James Hart and have agreed contract extensions with six players.
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