Playoff memories: Munster 16th May 2014

A look back to a brilliant Pro12 semi-final a few years back from our friend over at TopofthemoonGW!

What do you remember of the final? Let me know in comments, or on Twitter!

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The Scribbler, May 17th 2016

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On Top Of The Moon

On this day two years ago Glasgow hosted their very first home playoff match at a packed Scotstoun stadium. The Warriors had won 18 games in the Pro 12 regular season, including eight in a row leading up to the semi-final. A lack of bonus points though meant a second place finish behind leaders Leinster and a visit from another Irish powerhouse – Munster.

It was a match played at an intensity not witnessed before at Scotstoun, but with three previous playoff appearances behind them the Warriors were ready. Despite falling behind to an early Munster try by halftime the home side had carved out a narrow lead. Their hard work was to provide even greater rewards as Gordon Reid shoulder shuffled over for a try just six minutes into the second half. From there on it was tension all the way for those in attendance. Munster closed to within 4 points…

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