Centre Eoin Griffin rounded off a powerful second-half display as Connacht came from behind to defeat Benetton Treviso 22-19 in PRO14 action.
Treviso came from behind to clinch an 18-15 victory and inflict an 11th PRO14 Conference B defeat on the Dragons this season.
Monty Ioane scored a hat trick as Treviso stunned PRO14 champions Scarlets with a 22-12 victory in Italy.
A 31-point defeat by England on Sunday seems to mark yet another year of toil for Italy in the Six Nations. But behind the scorelines, coach Conor O'Shea is leading a quiet rugby revolution in a country that does not recognise the sport as professional.
European rugby is back as the quarterfinal line-ups are finalised. ESPN's experts predict which teams are set for a big weekend, which players will shine and where your attention should be trained across the two competitions.
European rugby is back for 2018 as the quarterfinal line-ups are finalised. ESPN's experts predict which teams are set for a big weekend, which players will shine and where your attention should be trained across the two competitions.
Epalahame Faiva scored a pair of tries to help Treviso to a 27-21 Guinness PRO14 win over Cheetahs at Stadio Monigo.
Dean Budd's try 11 minutes from time helped Treviso complete the double over Zebre with a 20-16 Guinness PRO14 victory at Stadio Sergio Lanfranchi.
Italy wing Angelo Esposito touched down in each half to help Benetton to a 27-14 victory over Zebre in the Guinness PRO14's Italian derby.
Scarlets drew level on points with Toulon atop Pool 5, momentarily at least, following a bonus-point 31-12 Champions Cup win at Treviso.
European rugby is back with another stacked fixture list. ESPN's experts predict which teams are set for a big weekend, which players will shine and where your attention should be trained across the two competitions.
Leinster secured a comfortable 36-10 Guinness PRO14 victory against Benetton in Treviso.
A last-gasp 77th minute try from replacement Andrew Trimble along with a critical conversion kicked by Christian Leali'ifano rescued Ulster from defeat as they beat Benetton Rugby 23-22.
Ian McKinley lost sight in his left eye playing for Leinster in 2010. Seven years on, the fly-half is in Italy's squad for the autumn internationals and on the verge of a Test debut.
Dougie Fife pounced for two second-half tries as Edinburgh came from behind to beat Italian hosts Treviso 24-13 and rack up a fourth straight win.
Italy have included five uncapped players in their squad for the autumn internationals including Irish-born Ian McKinley.
Francois Trinh-Duc struck a late penalty as Toulon won 30-29 at Treviso.
Bath began their European Cup campaign with a home win against Italian side Benetton.
Italy coach Conor O'Shea has included former Ireland Under-20 fly-half Ian McKinley in a 34-man training squad ahead of his side's autumn internationals.
Angelo Esposito scored a try in each half as Treviso claimed a 31-3 bonus point win over Southern Kings in the PRO14 match at Stadio Comunale Di Monigo on Saturday.
Seventeen points from fly-half Peter Horne ensured Glasgow maintained their impressive start to the season with a 37-21 bonus point win over Treviso.
Braam Steyn crossed inside two minutes as Benetton Treviso made it back-to-back Guinness PRO14 wins with a 16-6 victory over struggling Ospreys at Stadio Comunale di Monigo.
Edinburgh suffered their first defeat of the Guinness PRO14 campaign as they were beaten 20-17 at home by Benetton Treviso.
Andrew Trimble scored two tries as Ulster secured a 21-14 win at Treviso in the Guinness PRO14.
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- TRE19thPOINTS DIFFERENCE 1st Leinster : 83 Points DifferenceLEINS1st-10383