Unfaniced Connacht pulled off a huge shock as they beat reigning champions Leinster 26-23 in Dublin in the Celtic League.
That made it two defeats in a row for the Dubliners, who saw former outside half Mark McHugh kick them to defeat with an injury time drop goal.
Having opened their Celtic League campaign with a win over Borders in SDcoytland an dthen a home win against Cardiff, this was the best of the lot for the west coast men.
Tries by scrum half Chris Keane in the first half and wing Wayne Munn in the second allowed Connacht to notch a famous victory.
Leinster's Irish back row man Keith Gleeson helped himself to two tries, the second of which helped to level the scores after an hour, but the better team won in the end.
Former Irish outside half Eric Elwood chipped in with three penalties and two conversions, although it was McHugh's drop goal that ultimately grabbed the glory.
Munster had Lions centre Rob Henderson to thank for their last gasp victory in Edinburgh, where they beat the previously undefeated home side 28-21.
Jeremy Staunton kept Munster in touch with seven penalties before Henserson crept over for the vital try.
Staunton's conversion added the extra points and Edinburgh were left dreaming of what might have been having scored two tries through Derrick Lee and Chris Paterson.
Munster now lead Pool A, with Connacht in charge in Pool B.
Wales reached their first semi-final since 2013 in the opening round of this season's HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series in Dubai. WRU TV's Graeme Gillespie recaps on what proved to be an eventful tournament
Wales and Ospreys back row James King, who came through the North Wales age grade system, nominated North Wales Regional Community Rugby Manager Marc Roberts, in the WRU's 'Diolch' initiative where squad players thanked those who played a part in their rise to the top.
Beating Merthyr has boosted Carmarthen Quins hopes of reaching a top eight spot in the Principality Premiership. Quins captain Haydn Pugh is delighted with his team's progress and is determined that everyone from the Under 6s through to the senior team, enjoys the ride.
When the Wales squad were asked to nominate individuals who played a big part in their early playing days, Wales and Dragons full back and wing Hallam Amos thought of his former Monmouth School rugby coach John Bevan.
Sam Cross and Luke Treharne have been named as co-captains of the Wales Sevens side as head coach Gareth Williams names his 12-man squad to play in the first leg of the HSBC World Series in Dubai next weekend.
Bedwas head coach Steve Law and players Nicky Griffiths and Alun Rees extol the virtues of the close knit club as they prepare to host third place RGC 1404 - who are one place head of them on the Principality Premiership points table - on Saturday.
Many of the Wales squad have said Diolch (thank you) to someone who played an important part in their early playing days by nominating them to be invited to the Wales v South Africa match. One person, Gowerton Comprehensive geography teacher Mr Dean Mason was nominated by two of his former pupils, Dan Biggar and Sam Davies.
The second WRU disability rugby pilot has been delivered, this time in Caerphilly schools, culminating in a festival at the Caerphilly Centre of Sporting Excellence, Ystrad Mynach tomorrow. Plans are in place to set up a Disability Rugby Club in Newbridge to provide long-term playing opportunities.
WRU TV: Hear from inside the Wales camp as Neil Jenkins discusses this weekend's clash with South Africa and how the squad are looking to put in a strong performance to round of the 2016 Under Armour Series