Leinster top after Scarlets success
Leinster went to the top of Heineken Cup Pool Five with a solid 20-13 victory over the Scarlets at Parc y Scarlets.
Wing Isa Nacewa scored the visitors' only try with Jonathan Sexton supplying 15 points with the boot.
The Scarlets, who came away with a losing bonus point, scored a try through Gareth Maule and two penalties and a conversion from Rhys Priestland.
Saracens' dominant first half ensured their experiment of staging a home Heineken Cup match overseas was rewarded with a 30-13 victory over Racing Metro at King Baudouin Stadium.
The London club will be content to return to Brussels on the strength of a performance that puts them in control of Pool One, denying Racing a bonus point in the process.
Tries from Chris Wyles and Steve Borthwick put the 2011 Aviva Premiership champions in the driving seat, but their opponents were only fully subdued by Will Fraser's touchdown four minutes from time. A crowd of 18,202 saw the superb Charlie Hodgson kick 15 points, while Borthwick and centre Brad Barritt both enjoyed fine afternoons.
Racing touched down for the first time after Masi Matadigo and Juan Martin Hernandez combined to send winger Juan Imhoff scorching over and Hernandez converted, while former England back Olly Barkley and Gaetan Germain kicked over a penalty each.
Two tries from Danny Care set Harlequins on their way to a deserved 30-22 Heineken Cup victory over Connacht at the Sportsground.
Clermont Auvergne went back to the top of Pool Five thanks to a 13-minute burst at the start of the second half on their way to a 46-12 win at Exeter.
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