Dave Kilcoyne scored the crucial try two minutes from time - and captain Tyler Bleyendaal added the conversion - as Munster staged an unlikely comeback victory away to the Ospreys to stay top of the GUINNESS PRO12.
The GUINNESS PRO12 takes centre stage this weekend as the focus returns to club rugby. Sky Sports will screen two massive fixtures taking place among teams from the top six with Ospreys hosting Munster and Ulster taking on Glasgow Warriors.
Munster consolidated their place at the top of the GUINNESS PRO12 with a six-try 45-17 win over the Dragons in front of a capacity crowd at Irish Independent Park - the province's seventh sell-out of the current season.
Munster will be eager to improve their inconsistent recent form in Cork - two defeats in four outings - as the GUINNESS PRO12 leaders look to take a step closer to the play-offs by beating the Dragons.
Munster director of rugby Rassie Erasmus has named his team for Friday's GUINNESS PRO12 clash with the Newport Gwent Dragons at Irish Independent Park (kick-off 7.35pm). Tyler Bleyendaal retains the captaincy, while local man Darren Sweetnam makes a welcome return to the starting line-up following a knee injury.
In miserable conditions at Myreside, it was a night for hard work as Munster just managed to squeeze their way to a 10-9 victory over Edinburgh. An ugly but workmanlike performance saw the province move back to the top of the GUINNESS PRO12.
As the dust settles on another dramatic conclusion to the pool stages, a select band of elite clubs with no fewer than 25 European titles between them will be targeting silverware in just over two months' time following EPCR's announcement today of the dates, venues, kick-off times and television coverage for the Champions Cup and Challenge Cup quarter-finals.
Munster Rugby and the IRFU can confirm that Dave Kilcoyne, Niall Scannell, Rory Scannell, Tyler Bleyendaal, Duncan Williams and Darren Sweetnam have all signed contract extensions, while Chris Farrell, JJ Hanrahan and James Hart will join the province next season.
Looking to sew up home advantage in the Champions Cup quarter-finals, Munster will be on their guard against a Racing side that rebounded very well with a 34-3 hammering of Leicester Tigers last weekend.