Munster’s Joey Carbery celebrates scoring the opening try with Peter O’Mahony and Rory Scannell during the Heineken Champions Cup match against Gloucester at Kingsholm. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Gloucester 15 Munster 41 So much for another dramatic white-knuckle ride. It might still turn out that way yet, but thanks to Munster’s ruthless effi(...)

  Gerbrandt Grobler of Gloucester Rugby beats Sam Skinner of Exeter Chiefs to the ball in the lineout last weekend. Photograph: Alex Davidson/Getty Images

Gloucester v Exeter (7.45pm, Kingsholm Stadium, BT Sport) With Gloucester trying to overhaul Munster at the top of Pool Two, Exeter go into Friday ni(...)

Tommy O’Donnell: will don  the number seven jersey for the game against Gloucester at Thomond Park. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

Heineken Champions Cup Pool 2: Munster v Gloucester Kick off: Saturday, 1pm. Venue: Thomond Park. How to follow: L(...)

Gloucester’s James Hook is tackled during Connacht’s agonising extra time defeat at Kingsholm. Photograph: Getty

Gloucester 40 Connacht 32 Connacht’s dream of playing Champions Cup rugby is over for another season. In a thrilling contest that went went(...)

Gloucester captain  Billy Twelvetrees dives to scre a try  against Edinburgh during their European  Challenge Cup final at Twickenham Stoop. Photograph: Getty Images

Edinburgh 13 Gloucester 19 Gloucester survived Bill Meakes’ red card to see off Edinburgh and claim Challenge Cup glory at the Twickenham Stoop, r(...)

Robbie Hanshaw starts for Connacht against Gloucester in their Challenge Cup quarter-final. Photograph: Inpho

Mils Muliaina has been named in Connacht’s starting line up for their Challenge Cup quarter-final away to Gloucester just a day after it was announced(...)

Peter Stringer of Bath dives over for a try during the Aviva Premiership match between Bath and Leicester Tigers on Saturday. Photograph:  David Rogers/Getty Images

John O’SullivanThere’s no doubting the performance of the day in the Aviva English Premiership belonged to Bath as they thumped the Leicester Tigers b(...)

Munster’s Peter O’Mahony srambles over the line to score the second try against Gloucester at Kingsholm Stadium. Photograph: David Davies/PA Wire

Gloucester 7 Munster 20Munster have won Pool Six of the Heineken Cup with a game to spare. Edinburgh’s inability to get a bonus point against Perpign(...)

Munster’s Johne Murphy celebrates his try during the Heineken Cup clash against Gloucester at  Thomond Park. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Munster 26 Gloucester 10: Munster opened their win account in this season’s Heineken Cup as Johne Murphy’s 67th-minute try put paid to Gloucester’s ch(...)