**It was an action-packed weekend in the Guinness PRO14 as the competition returned with a full programme of fixtures.** \n\nThe gap between the top two widened in Conference A and narrowed in Conference B while there is a new name at the top of the try-scoring charts. \n\nHere, we take a look at five things we learned from Round 12. \n\n**Every point counts in Conference A** \n\nThe battle to finish at the summit of Conference A edged closer to a conclusion on Friday night as Leinster extended their lead over Ulster by a single point. \n\nThe Dubliners were able to collect a bonus-point win against the Dragons in Newport, despite what head coach Leo Cullen admitted was a below-par performance.