Pro12 highlights: Connacht consolidate top spot

Munster and Ulster also secured vital wins in their search for a top four place

Pro12 highlights: Connacht consolidate top spot

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Another round of Pro12 action passed us by this weekend as we veer in towards the business end of the campaign. Catch-up on all the action below. 

Connacht 7-6 Leinster

Kieran Marmion's first half try was enough to edge out Leinster at the Sportsground on Saturday, meaning they move four points clear of the Eastern province atop the Pro12 table. 

Munster 47-0 Zebre

Simon Zebo was in record breaking form on Friday night, becoming the provinces top try scorer with 42. Overall, it was an easy night for Anthony Foley's men as they look to keep their top four hopes alive. 

Glasgow 27-17 Ulster

Stuart Hogg and Finn Russell shone as Glasgow completed a remarkable comeback to deny Ulster a losing bonus point and move level on points with the visitors to keep their top four push going. 

Other Results:

Newport Gwent Dragons 15-16 Edinburgh

Ospreys 16-25 Scarlets

Cardiff Blue 56-8 Benetton Treviso