The weekend saw Irish provincial involvement in this season's Heineken Champions Cup come to an abrupt end as Leinster and Ulster dropped out at the quarter-final stage at the hands of Saracens and Toulouse respectively.

Leinster's loss to Saracens highlighted an issue with dealing with the power game that Ireland has suffered against the likes of England in particular during recent Six Nations encounters.

So how should Ireland and the provinces overcome any power deficits that may arise?

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That was a talking point on this week's RTÉ Rugby Podcast as Donal Lenihan and Bernard Jackman joined Hugh Cahill and Wes Liddy to discuss the fallout from the weekend's results and the factors that led to the provinces' defeats.

Jackman detailed issues at the scrum that were apparent for Leinster on Saturday and the team also made their predictions for the final stages of the Champions Cup.

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