The Breakdown EP83: Munster beat Exeter while Leinster, Ulster & Connacht also progress

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It may not have been pretty but Munster stood tall when they needed to and eked out a hard fought 9-7 win in what was a pulsating and absorbing round 6 game of Pool 2. The win sets up a 1/4 final trip to Edinburgh at the end of March while Leinster will host Ulster on the same weekend. Connacht will make the journey to England to play Sale in their Challenge Cup 1/4 Final.

Heineken Champions Cup Round 6, Thomond Park, Limerick 19/1/2019
Munster vs Exeter Chiefs
Munster’s Alby Mathewson, Peter O’Mahony and Arno Botha celebrate at the final whistle
Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Tommy Dickson

We look back on all the games and how Munster’s excellent defensive work paved the way to victory over a stubborn Exeter side, why Leinster are still the team to beat in the competition and what Johann van Graan will be hoping to learn about his squad depth which his intentions away for the coming weeks.

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