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16 great images from a successful Heineken Cup weekend for the Irish

Four wins from four again for the provinces with two already in the quarter finals.

FOR THE THIRD time this season, all four Irish provinces won their Heineken Cup matches. Victories for Munster and Ulster saw them qualify for the quarter finals while Leinster and Connacht will hope to join them there next weekend.

Here are some of the best pictures from another gripping weekend of big boys’ rugby.

16 great images from a successful Heineken Cup weekend for the Irish
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    Dave Foley battles mid-air with Elliot Stooke.Source: ©INPHO/Dan Sheridan
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    Casey Laulala and Keith Earls celebrate Munster's victory.Source: ©INPHO/Dan Sheridan
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    Peter O'Mahony burrows over for a try.Source: ©INPHO/Dan Sheridan
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    Paul O'Connell offloads in the tackle.Source: ©INPHO/Dan Sheridan
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    Dries van Schalkwyk claims a lineout.Source: ©INPHO/James Crombie
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    Robbie Henshaw celebrates his first ever Heineken Cup try.Source: ©INPHO/James Crombie
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    Michael Swift is shackled by three Zebre players.Source: ©INPHO/James Crombie
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    Connacht's Jack Carty gets his pass away under pressure.Source: ©INPHO/James Crombie
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    Michael Allen's foot is in touch and Ulster are denied their fourth try.Source: ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy
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    Try scorer John Afoa in full flightSource: ©INPHO/Presseye/Darren Kidd
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    Ruan Pienaar is mobbed by teammates after his try.Source: ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy
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    Montpellier players await the arrival of Rory Best and Ulster.Source: ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy
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    Rob Kearney kicks a 42m drop goalSource: ©INPHO/Billy Stickland
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    Brian O'Driscoll surrounded by irate Castres players.Source: ©INPHO/Billy Stickland
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    Jordi Murphy scores Leinster's third try.Source: ©INPHO/Billy Stickland
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    Devin Toner wins a line-out ball against Castres.Source: ©INPHO/Billy Stickland

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