Not a particularly exciting opening weekend.
Though 3 out of four wins for the Irish teams is a good start but none of them really set the place on fire.
Unfortunately Connacht took quite a hammering which was a bad way to end the weekend. I didn't really see that scoreline coming. They just looked a little under cooked and rusty. They probably needed more pre season friendlies to get themselves up to speed. Plenty of rugby to be played yet so I don't think there should be any panicking .
I think all the Irish teams will have to improve on these showings if they want to seriously compete for silverware this year or even get out of their pools in the champions cup.