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.
Further good news for Leinster was the result from St Helens in Wales where Swansea caused an opset with their 26-19 win over Bristol Shoguns.
In Kingsholm, Marcel Garvey scored two tries as Gloucester maintained 100% record with an impressive 33-16 win over Perpignan and in Franklin's Gardens, Northampton accounted for Cardiff with a three-try 25-11 victory.
Perhaps the shock of the weekend came in Italy where Neath, leading comfortably at one stage, ended up losing to Amatori & Calvisano on 38-29 final scoreline.