Racing 92 winger Teddy Thomas  passes the ball to his captain Maxime Machenaud to score their third  try in the Champions Cup semi-final at the Stade  Chaban-Delmasin Bordeaux. Photograph: Nicolas Tucat/AFP/Getty Images

Racing 27 Munster 22 Something of a Groundhog Day for Munster. This sixth successive semi-final defeat in the European Champions Cup was as anti-clim(...)

Tiernan O’Halloran and Peter Robb try to haul down Tommy O’Donnell during Munster’s attritional win over Connacht in Galway. Photograph: Inpho/Donall Farmer

Connacht 9 Munster 16 Ian Keatley inspired Munster to a tenth Pro12 win of the season as Pat Lam’s injury battered Connacht succumbed to a second int(...)