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Heineken Cup quarter-finals
5-6 April, 2008



Alun Wyn Jones is penalised for tackling Neil de Kock without the ball

Saracens 19-10 Ospreys: The Welsh region start well at a packed Vicarage Road but Alun Wyn Jones is denied an early try

Man-of-the-match Richard Hill tackles Ospreys flanker Marty Holah

Saracens get back into the game and their ferocious defence keeps the Ospreys in check

Saracens players celebrate the final whistle at Vicarage Road

Saracens lead 6-3 at the break and a Francisco Leonelli try and a Glen Jackson drop-goal seal an historic win for the home side

Ospreys wing Shane Williams contemplates defeat

The defeat is a massive disappointment for the Ospreys, who were hoping to reach the final at Cardiff's Millennium Stadium

Jason Spice scores for Cardiff Blues on 18 minutes

Toulouse 41-17 Blues: Toulouse have the perfect start when Maxime Medard scores early but Jason Spice gets a try back for the Blues

Toulouse centre Maleli Kunavore

The score is 16-10 at half-time and a penalty from Jean-Baptiste Elissalde and a try for Maleli Kunavore put Toulouse in charge

Vincent Clerc (L), Maxime Medard and Jean Bouilhou celebrate

Ben Blair's converted try makes the score 26-17 but tries from Vincent Clerc and Jean Bouilhou seal victory for the home side

Cedric Heymans (R) and Vincent Clerc

Toulouse now face London Irish at Twickenham while the Blues are left thinking about what might have been

London Irish captain Mike Catt is tackled by Perpignan's Marius Tinou and Nicolas Laharrague

London Irish 20-9 Perpignan: The hosts start off brightly as captain Mike Catt threatens but the French side's defence holds firm

London Irish flanker Declan Danaher dives over for a try in the first half

After two penalties apiece, Catt's perfectly-judged cross-kick is claimed by flanker Declan Danaher, who dives over to make it 11-6

Second row Nick Kennedy soars to claim a clean line-out take in Reading on Saturday

England prospect Nick Kennedy's brilliant line-out work plays a major part in helping London Irish take control

Australia full-back Peter Hewat lands one of his five penalties

But it is Peter Hewat who wins the man-of-the-match award after his fine kicking guides the Exiles to victory

Chris Paterson

Gloucester 3-16 Munster: Gloucester have early chances to take the lead but the normally-reliable Chris Paterson misses three penalties

Denis Leamy and Lesley Vainikolo

The opening exchanges are pretty tasty with Lesley Vainikolo (L) and Denis Leamy having a falling out

Gloucester full-back Olly Morgan gets airborne

Gloucester full-back Olly Morgan gets airborne as his side try to stay in touch with the former champions

Lesley Vainikolo and Doug Howlett

Doug Howlett (r) kills off the game and secures a semi-final spot when he scored Munster's second try




see also
Heineken Cup as it happened
06 Apr 08 |  Rugby Union
Saracens 19-10 Ospreys
06 Apr 08 |  Rugby Union
Gaffney happy to silence critics
06 Apr 08 |  Rugby Union
Farrell facing three months out
06 Apr 08 |  Saracens
Toulouse 41-17 Blues
06 Apr 08 |  Rugby Union
Blues were second best - Williams
06 Apr 08 |  Cardiff Blues
Heineken Cup as it happened
05 Apr 08 |  Rugby Union
London Irish 20-9 Perpignan
05 Apr 08 |  Rugby Union
Boss Smith hails Exiles character
05 Apr 08 |  Rugby Union
Gloucester 3-16 Munster
05 Apr 08 |  Rugby Union


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