Connacht booked their place in the quarterfinals of the Challenge Cup after a 24-24 draw with Worcester.
Conor Murray crossed for two tries in a superior second-half display from Munster, who ran out 39-13 bonus-point winners over Connacht at Thomond Park.
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.
Connacht claimed a record victory over Ulster as they ran in six tries in a superb 44-16 Guinness PRO14 derby win at the Sportsground.
Winger Ollie Thorley ran in four tries as Gloucester coasted to a 69-12 European Challenge Cup Pool 3 victory over winless Zebre.
Zebre closed the gap on opponents Connacht with a 24-10 victory in their Conference A Guinness PRO14 clash in Parma.
Connacht's five-match winning run came to an end as Cardiff Blues triumphed 36-30 at Arms Park.
A superb solo try from Niyi Adeolokun inspired Connacht's 23-15 Guinness PRO14 win over the Cheetahs at the Sportsground.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Connacht posted their first Guinness PRO14 win under new coach Kieran Keane, sweeping past the Southern Kings 32-10 at the Sportsground.
Dave Rennie got one over on his former Chiefs assistant Kieran Keane as Glasgow Warriors outgunned Connacht for a 18-12 PRO14 win at the Sportsground.
South African franchise the Cheetahs will get their first taste of PRO14 action on Friday, Sept. 1 as they take on Ulster at Kingspan Stadium.
Connacht and the Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU) have announced the signing of NSW Waratahs fly-half Andrew Deegan.
Connacht Rugby have released South African fly-half Marnitz Boshoff from his contract.
It is not difficult to see why Celtic Rugby would jump at the chance to breath new life into the rebranded PRO14. But the organisers face issues as they attempt to make the expansion work.
Tuesday brought official confirmation that South African sides the Cheetahs and Southern Kings would, as expected, join an expanded PRO14 competition. But what will the new championship look like?
Northampton kept alive their hopes of playing in the European Champions Cup next season with a hard-fought 21-15 victory over Connacht in the second play-off at Franklin's Gardens.
Northampton Saints and Connacht have released their starting teams for Saturday's Champions Cup playoff semifinal at Franklin's Gardens.
Conor Murray gave the Lions a fitness boost with a second-half appearance in Munster's thunderous 50-14 Guinness PRO12 win over Connacht at Thomond Park.
Reigning Guinness PRO12 champions Connacht bounced back from their shock defeat to Zebre by holding off an Edinburgh fightback to win 22-19 at Myreside.
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- CONN6thTRIES SCORED 1st Edinburgh : 38 Tries ScoredEDINB1st2138
- CONN4thPOINTS DIFFERENCE 1st Edinburgh : 191 Points DifferenceEDINB1st87191