12 Dec, 14:42
Prop Cian Healy is expected to miss the start of the 2014 RBS 6 Nations after undergoing surgery on his injured ankle on Wednesday.
However Neath did come back into the game, and started applying pressure on Munster midway through the second half. A yellow card given to Simon Kerr gave Neath the advantage of an extra man. They opted to run a penalty and drive towards to the Munster line. Munster managed to hold them off, but gave away a penalty, Neath ran again, and drove over the Munster line, Duncan Jones the try scorer, Jarvis converted, to take the score to Munster 30 Neath 19.
In the end Munster were too strong for Neath, and further tries from Frankie Sheahan and Ronan O'Gara clinched the deal for Munster. The final score at the Courage Gnoll was 35 points to 19 in Munsters favour, and gaurranteed Munster a place in the Celtic League Quarter Final.