Keith Earls scored a brace as Munster defeated Edinburgh 17-13 in their European Champions Cup quarter-final at Murrayfield on Saturday.
The Sale Sharks defeated Connacht 20-10 at the AJ Bell Stadium to book their place in the semi-finals of the European Challenge Cup.
Toulon president Mourad Boudjellal has told scrumhalf Rhys Webb that he is free to leave the French club and go back to Wales.
SARugbymag.co.za looks back at the past weekend’s European Champions and Challenge Cup matches involving South African players.
Leinster cruised to a 37-19 victory against Wasps to finish top of Pool 1 and progress to the European Champions Cup quarter-finals, while Toulouse also won on Sunday.
Ulster beat the Leicester Tigers 14-13 to advance to the quarter-finals of the European Champions Cup, while there were also wins for Racing 92, Saracens, the Cardiff Blues, Munster and Castres on Saturday.
Montpellier hooker Bismarck du Plessis wasn’t happy when Edinburgh’s physiotherapist tried to pick up the ball.
Edinburgh beat Montpellier 19-10 to finish top of Pool 5 and secure a home quarter-final in the European Champions Cup, while there was also a win for Toulon on Friday.
Marcell Coetzee retains a burning ambition to continue performing consistently in hopes of reviving his Test career, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
Ulster-based Marcell Coetzee says he has found a new lease on life after finally enjoying an extended run of injury-free rugby, writes CRAIG LEWIS.