Gordon D’Arcy: No Racing certainty but Munster will be up against it

Rassie Erasmus’s side need to offer more variety than they displayed against Leinster

 Munster’s CJ Stander was tackled early and often by the Leinster defence. Photo: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Munster’s CJ Stander was tackled early and often by the Leinster defence. Photo: Billy Stickland/Inpho

The Aviva stadium last Saturday allowed us examine the current state of both Leinster and Munster. It proved a very educational 80 minutes.

The former find themselves on an upward trajectory, hardly polished but certainly improving, while the latter are facing a daunting Champions Cup campaign, starting in Paris on Sunday, despite Rassie Erasmus clearly only bedding in new structures.

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