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Ospreys dream remains alive

The Ospreys kept alive their Heineken Cup quarter-final hopes after Dan Biggar booted Munster to a 19-15 defeat in Swansea.

Biggar produced an immaculate goal-kicking performance, landing four penalties and a conversion of Wales scrum-half Mike Phillips' try as the race for Pool Three domination remained wide open.

Munster shaded the try-count through touchdowns from prop Tony Buckley and centre Keith Earls, while Ronan O'Gara added a penalty and conversion, but the Irish heavyweights were floored up-front.

They had no answer to a mighty Ospreys scrum and the efforts of front-row trio Paul James, Richard Hibbard and Adam Jones, with Buckley and loosehead Wian Du Preez suffering a torrid time.

The group now heads towards a potentially thrilling climax next month with two final rounds of pool matches, and Ospreys, Munster and Toulon all hotly contesting top spot.


From Belfast Telegraph