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.
As the countdown continues for RWC2015, Tournament Chief Executive Debbie Jevans visited the Millennium Stadium to discuss preparations for the eight matches and reveal the positive news that 100,000 tickets for games at the home of Welsh rugby have sold in the last seven days.
Jason Harries is targeting a first win on the World Series circuit this season with Wales. The series returns to action this weekend in Dubai where Harries is part of a team hoping to build from its efforts in round one in October.
Wales skipper Jevon Groves says his side have addressed a few points from Gold Coast and aim to 'hit the ground running' in the next two rounds of the World Series, kicking off with this weekend in Dubai before heading off to South Africa next week.
Wales Sevens manager Steff Thomas is hopeful his side can build from a quarter-final spot in the opening round of the World Series in Australia when his side take part in the forthcoming double header in Dubai and South Africa.