Champions Cup Pool 1: Leicester 0-43 Glasgow, Munster 22-10 Racing

Munster and Glasgow Warriors recorded impressive wins to secure their places in the Champions Cup quarter-finals.
Champions Cup Pool 1
Team
P
W
L
BP
Points
Munster
6
5
1
4
24
Glasgow
6
4
2
3
19
Leicester
6
2
4
0
8
Racing 92
6
1
5
1
5

Leicester 0-43 Glasgow: Relentless Warriors rout Tigers to make history
Glasgow Warriors blew Leicester Tigers away with a 43-0 victory at Welford Road to book their first ever European quarter-final on Saturday.

Warriors, who needed a win to secure a last-eight spot, had four tries and a bonus point in the bag by half-time.

Scotland international centre Tommy Seymour stretched over before Glasgow earned a penalty try. Mark Bennett and Jonny Gray also crossed before the break to secure the bonus-point.

Ryan Wilson and Tim Swinson added further scores while the outstanding Finn Russell added 13 points with the boot.

It was Leicester’s record European defeat, surpassing their 38-0 defeat at Munster earlier in this season’s group stage.

For Glasgow:
Tries:
Seymour, Penalty Try, Bennett, Gray, Wilson, Swinson
Cons: Russell 5
Pen: Russell
Leicester Tigers: 15 Mathew Tait, 14 Adam Thompstone, 13 Peter Betham, 12 Jack Roberts, 11 Tom Brady, 10 Freddie Burns, 9 Ben Youngs, 8 Luke Hamilton, 7 Lachlan McCaffrey, 6 Mike Williams, 5 Mike Fitzgerald, 4 Ed Slater, 3 Dan Cole, 2 Tom Youngs (c), 1 Greg Bateman
Replacements: 16 Harry Thacker, 17 Ellis Genge, 18 Pat Cilliers, 19 Dom Barrow, 20 Will Evans, 21 Sam Harrison, 22 Owen Williams, 23 Matt Smith
Glasgow Warriors: 15 Stuart Hogg, 14 Tommy Seymour, 13 Mark Bennett, 12 Alex Dunbar, 11 Lee Jones, 10 Finn Russell, 9 Ali Price, 8 Josh Strauss, 7 Ryan Wilson, 6 Rob Harley, 5 Jonny Gray (c), 4 Tim Swinson, 3 Zander Fagerson, 2 Fraser Brown, 1 Gordon Reid
Replacements: 16 Pat MacArthur, 17 Alex Allan, 18 D’arcy Rae, 19 Brian Alainu’uese, 20 Chris Fusaro, 21 Henry Pyrgos, 22 Nick Grigg, 23 Peter Murchie

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Munster 22-10 Racing 92: Stander stars as Muncster secure home quarter-final
Munster clinched a home quarter-final in the Champions Cup after defeating last season’s finalists Racing 92 22-10 at Thomond Park.


The game was scoreless until the 36th minute when Ireland international Simon Zebo dived over to give Munster a deserved lead.

Fly-half Tyler Bleyendaal then landed the conversion to give the hosts a 7-0 lead with the break in sight.

But Racing managed to get onto the scoreboard before then with Maxime Machenaud nailing a penalty as the whistle went for half-time.

After the restart, Munster opened up a 14-point gap with a Bleyendaal penalty and Ronan O’Mahony’s converted try.

Henry Chavancy’s converted try gave Racing hope before Ian Keatley touched down to seal the win.

Munster: 15 Simon Zebo, 14 Andrew Conway, 13 Jaco Taute, 12 Rory Scannell, 11 Ronan O’Mahony, 10 Tyler Bleyendaal, 9 Conor Murray, 8 CJ Stander, 7 Tommy O’Donnell, 6 Peter O’Mahony (c), 5 Donnacha Ryan, 4 Jean Kleyn, 3 John Ryan, 2 Niall Scannell, 1 James Cronin
Replacements: 16 Rhys Marshall, 17 Dave Kilcoyne, 18 Thomas du Toit, 19 Billy Holland, 20 Jack O’Donoghue, 21 Duncan Williams, 22 Ian Keatley, 23 Francis Saili
Racing 92: 15 Brice Dulin, 14 Teddy Thomas, 13 Henry Chavancy, 12 Etienne Dussartre, 11 Marc Andreu, 10 Benjamin Dambielle, 9 Maxime Machenaud, 8 So’otala Fa’aso’o, 7 Matthieu Voisin, 6 Yannick Nyanga, 5 Leone Nakarawa, 4 Manuel Carizza, 3 Ben Tameifuna, 2 Camille Chat, 1 Eddy Ben Arous
Replacements: 16 Virgile Lacombe, 17 Julien Brugnaut, 18 Cedate Gomes Sa, 19 Ali Williams, 20 Chris Masoe, 21 James Hart, 22 Franck Pourteau, 23 Albert Vulivuli
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