On Fantastic Friday the RaboDirect PRO12 regular season bowed out with a bang with 30 tries and a great deal more excitement as we finally discovered the four semi-finalists who will battle it out for the title.
Replacement BJ Botha scored the decisive try as Munster ended their RaboDirect PRO12 season on a high with a 27-25 victory at Zebre, while at the same time condemning the Italians to a winless campaign.
Cardiff Blues needed to spark their season as 2013 arrived. Munster were standing in the way as the visitors looked to close the gap. And it was an Irishman that was the difference... but he wasn't playing for the home side.
In a repeat of last season's semi-final, Ospreys faced Munster at home. With a new coach, could the Munstermen wash the memory of the evisceration they received in the play-off? Or would the Ospreys drive the memory home?