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Larmour lights up the RDS, Ulster's late escape and all the weekend's Pro14 highlights

Munster won in Italy but Connacht slipped to defeat at the Arms Park.

Jordan Larmour was one of the star's of Leinster's win on Friday night.
Jordan Larmour was one of the star's of Leinster's win on Friday night.
Image: Dan Sheridan/INPHO

LEINSTER AND MUNSTER ensured they stayed within reach of the pacesetters in the Pro14 with comprehensive victories over the weekend, while Ulster were far less convincing at home to Treviso and Connacht slipped to defeat in Cardiff.

With Scarlets narrowly winning in South Africa, Leo Cullen’s Leinster got off to a slow start against Dragons but quickly warmed to the task to run eight tries past the hapless visitors at the RDS.

Leinster’s bonus-point win sees Ulster drop down to third in Conference B after they huffed and puffed before eventually seeing off Treviso at Kingspan Stadium thanks to Andrew Trimble’s 78th minute try.

In Conference A, Glasgow Warriors continue to set the standard as they hammered Ospreys to maintain their 100% record, while the Johann van Graan era got off to a winning start in Italy.

Connacht, meanwhile, were edged out by Cardiff and sit in fifth with three wins and six defeats from their nine games.

Here is a round-up of all the action from round nine of the Guinness Pro14:

Ulster 23-22 Treviso

Source: PRO14 Rugby/YouTube

Cheetahs 33-13 Edinburgh

Source: PRO14 Rugby/YouTube

Cardiff Blues 36-30 Connacht

Source: PRO14 Rugby/YouTube

Leinster 54-10 Dragons

Source: PRO14 Rugby/YouTube

Ospreys 6-47 Glasgow Warriors

Source: PRO14 Rugby/YouTube

Zebre 19-36 Munster

Source: PRO14 Rugby/YouTube

Southern Kings 30-34 Scarlets

Source: PRO14 Rugby/YouTube

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