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
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.