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Munster's Andrew Conway speaking to the media ahead of their Celtic League match against Ospreys on Sunday

Munster's Andrew Conway speaking to the media ahead of their Celtic League match against Ospreys on Sunday

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Munster's Andrew Conway speaking to the media ahead of their Celtic League match against Ospreys on Sunday

Andrew Conway is hopeful that Munster can continue their rich vein of form when they head to Wales this weekend for a top-of-the-table clash with Ospreys.

And the former Leinster player said that, while picking up points for the team was the primary objective, these games presented an opportunity for the likes of him to put his hand up for inclusion in the squad for their Heineken Cup quarter-final.

"There's always the bigger picture, but you've got your game on Sunday and what happens in those 80 minutes is the main thing – and then you reflect on what happened and see where you are after that," he said.

"We're in a four-game block at present. We have two ticked off and now we've got the two Welsh games away, which is going to be tough and from which we need to get points to separate us from those immediately behind us."

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Conway is hoping for a run without injury and is pleased with the way he has settled in since making the move from Leinster.

"It's always difficult when you move home and club, but I think I've settled into it very quickly in terms of off-the-field stuff. And from day one, I've enjoyed being on the pitch with the squad and coaches, so I feel that I have settled into it completely now. I share a house with Ian Keatley and Johne Murphy and live just up the road from UL, so it's all fine."

He expects a big challenge from Ospreys, especially following their 75-7 win over Treviso at the weekend.

"Ospreys showed what they could do in beating a good Treviso side by 70-odd points," he added.

"They'll be a tough – good on the ground and in the ruck, always challenging at the breakdown and they'll come at you and try to cut you up before you can get the width."

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