Munster Routs Edinburgh 33-0 in Heineken Cup; Toulon Victory

Two-time champion Munster slammed Edinburgh 33-0 to go second in Pool 1 of rugby’s Heineken Cup.

Conor Murray got Munster’s first try and Peter O’Mahony, Sean Dougall and Damien Varley went over in the closing 10 minutes as the hosts secured a bonus point.

Following the second round of games, Saracens leads Pool 1 on nine points after a 30-13 win over Racing Metro yesterday.

Also today, Toulon stretched its lead over Sale in Pool 6 to five points with a 22-14 victory at Cardiff Blues. Sale lost 33-18 at Montpellier.

In Pool 2, Leicester defeated Ospreys 39-22 to go level with their opponents on five points. Toulouse leads with eight after winning at Treviso yesterday.

In Pool 5, Clermont Auvergne routed Exeter 46-12 yesterday and has a two-point lead over Leinster, who beat the Scarlets 20-13. Harlequins and Ulster lead Pools 3 and 4 after wins over Connacht and Glasgow, respectively.

WEEKEND RESULTS: ===============

Pool 1: Saracens 30-13 Racing Metro, Munster 33-0 Edinburgh.

Pool 2: Treviso 21-33 Toulouse, Leicester 39-22 Ospreys.

Pool 3: Biarritz 38-17 Zebre, Connacht 22-30 Harlequins.

Pool 4: Castres 21-16 Northampton, Glasgow 8-19 Ulster.

Pool 5: Scarlets 13-20 Leinster, Exeter 12-46 Clermont Auvergne.

Pool 6: Cardiff 14-22 Toulon, Montpellier 33-18 Sale.

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