18 May, 12:24
The news today that Ronan O'Gara's long and distinguished playing time is over, brings to a close what was by any standards, a remarkable career.
It's the second successive time Poite has been forced to withdraw from a Munster Heineken Cup game. He missed the Saracens game at Thomond Park in December.
Meanwhile Saracens put themselves in pole position for a place in the quarter finals with a 37-28 win over Racing Metro in Nantes.
Now on 18 points, their last game is at home to Edinburgh next weekend.