With just four full rounds left to play, Munster's 22-5 victory over fellow Irish rivals Leinster in front of a full house at Thomond Park Stadium on Saturday night, saw them pull 7 points clear of their opponents at the top of the Mangers League table.
Connacht's 39-17 five try victory over Newport Gwent Dragons was their first bonus point win in the Magners League since they defeated Glasgow Warriors at the Sportsground 26 May 2006. Connacht have picked up a try bonus point twice since then but on both occasions losing the game.
Glasgow Warriors' victory at Newport Gwent Dragons saw them post the biggest away score of the season to date, 38, whilst Thom Evans' two tries in the game put him clear at the top of the try scoring chart with eight.
Stephen Jones' 11 points for Scarlets on Saturday saw him become the sixth player break through the 500 Magners League career points barrier. Four more players are queuing up to join him before the end of the season.
For updated tables and the latest Specsavers Fairplay League see the attached PDF file.
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.