21st January 2011 By Munster Rugby
Nine tries in total, six in the opening half, saw Munster run out comprehensive 64-9 winners over Esher at a bitterly cold Dooradoyle tonight
They opened with a try from Danny Barnes after just two minutes and ended the first half with the sixth, from Sean Scanlon two minutes into injury time.
In between there were tries from Ivan Dineen, Stephen Archer, Tommy O'Donnell and Dave Kilcoyne.
Esher's out-half Rob Kirby landed three penalties.
Munster were then held scoreless until the 56th minute when Simon Zebo scored wide on the left and there were further tries from Conor Murray and Troy Smith.
Munster: Sean Scanlon; Danny Barnes, Ivan Dineen, Troy Smith, Simon Zebo; Declan Cusack, Duncan Williams; Dave Kilcoyne, Sean Henry, Stephen Archer; Ian Nagle, Dave Foley; Billy Holland capt, Tommy O'Donnell, Paddy Butler. Replacements: Duncan Casey, Peter Borlase, Dave O'Callaghan, Brian O'Hara, Conor Murray, JJ Hanrahan, Corey Hircock.