Andrew Conway scores Munster’s third try against Racing 92 during the European Champions Cup game at Stade Yves-du-Manoir, Paris on Saturday. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho.

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Man of the match CJ Stander scored Munster’s second try as they trounced Racing 92 in Paris, a victory which sends them to the top of Champions Cup Pool One. Photograph: Inpho/James Crombie

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AJ MacGinty will start at outhalf for Sale Sharks against Saracens. Photograph: Alex Livesey/Getty Images.

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Munster Director of Rugby Rassie Erasmus ahead of their Champions Cup opener against Racing 92. Photo: Inpho

The sight of Ronan O’Gara on the sidelines as part of the opposition think-tank will add to the sense of discomfiture for Munster and their supporter(...)

Ulster’s Rory Best in action with Montpellier’s Fulgence Ouedraogo at the Stade Yves-du-Manoir. Photograph: Matt Mackey/Presseye/Inpho

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