Glasgow deservedly won the Guinness PRO12 title for the first time and became the first Scottish side to win the league with a 31-13 victory over Munster at the Kingspan Stadium in Belfast on Saturday.
There was no fairytale send-off for Paul O’Connell, in his final game for Munster before his move to France, with Warriors’ veteran Al Kellock heading into retirement as a winner as Glasgow made up for last season’s losing PRO12 final by lifting the silverware.
Three first-half tries from Glasgow - scored by Rob Harley, DTH van der Merwe and Henry Pyrgos - put Gregor Townsend’s side in the driving seat and, after leading 21-10 at half-time, the Warriors sealed the deal with Finn Russell’s 59th-minute touchdown.
Russell scored 13 of Glasgow’s total - the other points coming via a Duncan Weir penalty - but man of the match Leone Nakawara was immense. Munster managed a try from Andrew Smith, with a conversion and two penalties from Ian Keatley.