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Weekend review: Player of the weekend, flop & more

It is all about the playoffs as the Aviva Premiership, PRO14 and Top 14 edged even closer to the finish flag. The Champions Cup and Challenge Cup may take centre stage this week but there is still plenty at stake after the latest round of games.

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Glasgow secure home PRO semifinal

Glasgow secured a home semifinal ahead of the PRO14 play-offs with a routine 35-22 win over Connacht.

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Weekend review: Player of the weekend, flop & more

It is now or never for many teams across European rugby's domestic competitions as teams battle it out for relegation and playoff positions in the Aviva Premiership, PRO14 and the French Top 14.

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18dESPN Staff

Ospreys smash hapless Connacht in PRO14

Ospreys kept their slim hopes of an automatic Champions Cup qualification place alive as they ran riot in a bonus-point 39-10 win over Connacht in the PRO14.

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26dESPN Staff

Weekend predictions: Champions, Challenge Cups

ESPN's experts predict which teams are set for a big weekend, which players will shine and where your attention should be trained across all of the quarterfinals.

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32dPA Sport

Fastest ever PRO14 try sets up Edinburgh win

Dougie Fife scored the fastest try in Guinness PRO14 history as Edinburgh extended their winning streak with a 29-22 defeat of Connacht at the Sportsground.

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59dPA Sport

Connacht win keeps Europe hope alive

Centre Eoin Griffin rounded off a powerful second-half display as Connacht came from behind to defeat Benetton Treviso 22-19 in PRO14 action.

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74dPA Sport

Connacht deny Ospreys' Clarke a winning start

Allen Clarke's first PRO14 game in charge of the Ospreys ended in a 26-15 defeat to Conference A rivals Connacht at the Sportsground.

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European review: Player of the week, flop & more

After a weekend of rugby that required all your fingers, toes and a calculator, the quarterfinal line-ups in both the Champions Cup and the Challenge Cup have been finalised.

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113dPA Sport

Leinster see off brave Connacht in derby

Connacht went through 28 phases in search of a last-gasp try but Leinster held out to clinch an engrossing 21-18 derby victory in the Guinness PRO14.

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129dPA Sport

Challenge Cup: Morgan gives Blues victory

Winger Ollie Thorley ran in four tries as Gloucester coasted to a 69-12 European Challenge Cup Pool 3 victory over winless Zebre.

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Connacht fall to defeat in Italy

Zebre closed the gap on opponents Connacht with a 24-10 victory in their Conference A Guinness PRO14 clash in Parma.

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151dPA Sport

Blues end Connacht's winning run

Connacht's five-match winning run came to an end as Cardiff Blues triumphed 36-30 at Arms Park.

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179dPA Sport

Connacht topple 14-man Munster

Tom Farrell's 67th-minute try ensured Connacht toppled 14-man Munster 20-16 to end their six-match losing streak in Guinness PRO14 inter-provincial derbies

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180dESPN Staff

Ireland include Aki, leave out Zebo

Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt has included Connacht's newly Irish-qualified centre Bundee Aki, while dropping Simon Zebo for autumn internationals against Argentina, Fiji and South Africa.

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Connacht make it two wins from two

Connacht made it two wins from two with an uninspiring 15-8 victory over Worcester, who suffered their ninth away defeat in a row in the competition.

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Ulster grind out win over Connacht

A stunning second-half try by in-form winger Jacob Stockdale saw Ulster win a closely fought Guinness PRO14 Irish derby with Connacht by 16-8.

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214dPA Sport

Blues edge out Connacht as Halaholo stars

Jarrod Evans nailed the match-winning conversion in windy conditions as Cardiff Blues edged out Connacht 17-15 for their first win at the Sportsground since May 2014.

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221dPA Sport

Dragons secure first win of the season

The Dragons secured a first Guinness PRO14 victory of the season thanks to a marvellous first-half exhibition of rugby against Connacht at Rodney Parade.

2018 RankingsEuropean Rugby Challenge Cup

  • CONN4th
    TRIES SCORED 1st Edinburgh : 40 Tries Scored
    EDINB1st
    29
    40
  • CONN2nd
    POINTS DIFFERENCE 1st Edinburgh : 184 Points Difference
    EDINB1st
    123
    184