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Leinster's remarkable winning streak continued on Saturday night with a 27-25 win over Munster in the Guinness Pro14 at the Aviva Stadium.

The Blues now remain unbeaten since the Heineken Champions Cup Final in May of last year.

Cian Healy, Garry Ringrose and James Lowe all went over the line for Leo Cullen's side.

Johnny Sexton then sent the three conversions through the post while also scoring a penalty as well as Ross Byrne.

The game was played at an empty Aviva Stadium.

Cullen said afterward that it was an unusual experience to play in front of no spectators.

"The players create a sense of noise and the momentum shifts in the game is slightly different.

"Normally if you've got a very vocal home crowd and the home team get in the ascendency you can see sometimes the away team shrieking into their shells a little bit.

"Here there's no real advantage for either team."

The win marked 22 victories in a row for Leinster.

Cullen was keen to point out though that it wasn't a perfect performance as he targets improvements going forward.

"It's very hard for me to talk about the individual mindset of the players.

"They're certainly keen to put their best foot forward.

"It's a little bit frustrating that we don't kick-on, maybe that's just us protecting ourselves for some of the games ahead.

"I was frustrated that we couldn't kick-on after 50 minutes.

"We worked ourselves into a very good position up until then, even though there were parts of the performance that were far from perfect where we let Munster into the game quite cheaply, through some of our own inaccuracies.

"It's just about making sure we keep that level of focus that's required for the 80 minutes.

"It's a win, we didn't need to win the game today but it's still always nice to get the win and keep the momentum going.

"We still need to pull apart the performance because there's some aspects of it that weren't at the level we would like to be at.

"That has to be our focus now for the next few days, pulling the performance apart from an analytical point of view but also in terms of actions for the players to focus on leading into Ulster next week."

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