Leinster beat Munster 34-19 in the United Rugby Championship, while there were also wins for Bulls, Stormers, Lions, Connacht and Scarlets.
All the teams and our predictions for the weekend’s URC fixtures.
South African writer Jon Cardinelli on the balancing act the Bulls, Lions, Sharks and Stormers’ coaches have in the United Rugby Championship.
Munster moved up to third in the United Rugby Championship after beating Benetton 51-22, while the Lions overcame the Ospreys 45-15.
The teams have been named for this weekend’s URC games, including Saturday’s highly anticipated clash between the Stormers and Ulster.
The Lions will take on Ospreys before Munster play host to Benetton in the two United Rugby Championship fixtures taking place on Friday.
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Edinburgh coach Mike Blair is looking forward to seeing how his team fare in successive away games in South Africa at the Sharks and Lions.
The Lions came from behind to overcome Munster in the United Rugby Championship, while the Sharks dominated in their win against Zebre.
The United Rugby Championship continues this week as five matches take place, including the encounter between Glasgow and Edinburgh.