Following Saturday's bonus point win over La Rochelle in the European Challenge Cup, the Connacht squad returned to the Sportsground today to prepare for their round 2 trip to Exeter Chiefs next weekend.
As he reflected on his first European victory as Munster head coach, Anthony Foley discussed the crucial contribution of Ian Keatley and the calm and measured changes that saw his side emerge as a different force for the second 40 minutes against Sale Sharks.
Leinster got the job done in the second half, coming from 12 points down to defeat Wasps and go straight to the top of European Champions Cup Pool 2. Check out some photos from Sunday's game at the RDS.
Ulster picked up a losing bonus point in their opening European Champions Cup clash with Leicester Tigers, as Tommy Bowe and Franco van der Merwe crossed for second half tries. Check out some photos from the Pool 3 tie.
Connacht ran in seven tries, including a brace from centre Robbie Henshaw, as they recorded a convincing bonus point win over La Rochelle in Galway. Check out some photos from Saturday's European Challenge Cup encounter.
Munster opened the European Champions Cup with a dramatic one-point win away to Sale Sharks, with Ian Keatley notching the decisive drop goal in injury-time. Check out some photos of the Pool 1 opener.
The Ulster squad had a light run-out at Kingspan Stadium earlier today before travelling across for their European Champions Cup opener against Leicester Tigers. Check out some photos of the Captain's Run.
Familiar foes lie in the way of Ulster and a winning start to the inaugural European Champions Cup. Nine months on from their 22-19 win at Welford Road, Rory Best and his team-mates return on the hunt for a similar result against Leicester.
Head coach Anthony Foley has named his first European matchday squad as Munster begin their inaugural European Champions Cup campaign away to Sale Sharks at the AJ Bell Stadium on Saturday (kick-off 1pm).
After meeting with the specialist in London earlier this week, it has been confirmed that Munster and Ireland hooker Damien Varley requires further treatment on his left foot, and is scheduled to undergo surgery next week.