April 11, 2021, 0:57

Leinster too strong for Ulster in Aviva clash

Leinster too strong for Ulster in Aviva clash


	Leinster too strong for Ulster in Aviva clash

Ulster
10

28
Leinster

Leinster and Ulster squared off in a highly anticipated clash at the Aviva Stadium tonight.

First-time Leinster captain Ed Byrne scored the first try early on to mark the occasion and it was converted by Ross Byrne. Two Byrne penalties had Leinster 13-0 after just 20 minutes.

That was the half-time score after a frustrating opening period for Ulster.

They were much improved after the break and the next try came from Rob Herring, converted by John Cooney.

A Cooney penalty then made it 16-10 with 12 minutes left on the clock.

A killer blow arrived with just six minutes left as Leinster scored in the corner through Scott Penny, following a fine cross-field kick from Harry Byrne.

Ulster thought they had responded through a quickfire try from Cooney, but it was ruled for offside.

Another try from Byrne in the last minute sealed the win for Leinster on a 28-10 scoreline.

Leinster: Kearney; Keenan, O’Loughlin, Frawley, C Kelleher; R Byrne, Gibson Park; E Byrne, Cronin, Bent, Toner, Molony; Murphy, Connors, Deegan.

Replacements: Tracy, Milne, Clarkson, Ruddock, Penny, Osborne, H Byrne, O’Brien.

Ulster: Stockdale, Faddes, Hume, McCloskey, Lyttle; Madigan, Cooney; O’Sullivan, Herring, O’Toole, Carter, Treadwell; Rea, Murphy, Coetzee.

Replacements: Andrew, McCall, Moore, O’Connor, Timoney, Shanahan, Johnston, Ludik.

Sourсe: breakingnews.ie

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