Leinster took just 34 minutes to register their bonus point as they saw off a depleted Glasgow Warriors side 55-19 at the RDS Arena to secure a European Champions Cup home quarterfinal.
Glasgow Warriors tightened their grip on Conference A of the Guinness PRO14 with a 40-20 victory over Zebre at Stadio Sergio Lanfranchi.
Scotland and Glasgow Warriors prop Zander Fagerson will miss the bulk of the 2018 Six Nations after suffering a foot injury.
Glasgow defeated Edinburgh 17-0 in a PRO14 match interrupted by a fire alarm just before half-time, to ensure the third meeting between the sides will be the 1872 Cup decider.
Chris Dean's last-gasp try settled matters as Edinburgh edged Glasgow 18-17 in the first game of this season's 1872 Cup, ending the Warriors' 10-game winning streak in the Guinness PRO14 this term.
Scotland international Jonny Gray has committed his future to Glasgow Warriors after penning a new two-year deal with the PRO14 club on Wednesday.
Montpellier kept themselves in the hunt for the European Champions Cup quarterfinals by making it back-to-back victories over Glasgow with a bonus-point 36-26 win in France.
Glasgow hooker George Turner faces further punishment for the yellow card which Scotstoun coach Dave Rennie called "dumb" and blamed for wrecking his side's European hopes.
The Champions Cup returns this weekend. Keep abreast of all the team news ahead of a mouthwatering round of action.
Glasgow eased past 14-man Cardiff 40-16 on Friday night to make it 10 wins from 10 PRO14 games this season.
Scotland fly-half Finn Russell will leave Glasgow Warriors at the end of the season after being offered a bumper deal by another club.
Scotland fullback Stuart Hogg has revealed he shed 20 pounds this summer after giving up Guinness.
Ospreys ended a seven-match losing streak in all competitions to record a bonus-point 28-14 PRO14 derby victory over Newport Gwent Dragons at the Liberty Stadium
Glasgow got that winning feeling back but were once again far from their best against newcomers Southern Kings at Scotstoun
Glasgow head coach Dave Rennie hinted they may be forced to prioritise the PRO14 after a second European loss.
A brace of Cian Healy tries subjected Glasgow to another harsh lesson in European rugby as they lost 34-18 at home to Leinster.
Exeter ended Glasgow's unbeaten start to the season after they fought back to win a gripping European Champions Cup opener 24-15 at Sandy Park.
Exeter boss Rob Baxter wants the Chiefs to give Glasgow "some headaches" in Saturday's European Champions Cup clash at Sandy Park.
European club rugby returns after a five month absence, and the first round of fixtures should not disappoint.
Rob Harley scored a late try as Glasgow Warriors extended their 100 per cent start to the Guinness PRO14 season with a dramatic 29-26 victory over Cheetahs in Bloemfontein.
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.
Glasgow gave an early demonstration of their title credentials with a stunning performance to see off Munster 37-10 at Scotstoun.
- GLASG9thTRIES SCORED 1st Leinster : 19 Tries ScoredLEINS1st1419
- GLASG19thPOINTS DIFFERENCE 1st Leinster : 74 Points DifferenceLEINS1st-7874