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Munster Outplay Connacht in Musgrave Park

29th November 2002 By Munster Rugby

Munster Outplay Connacht in Musgrave Park

Munster overcame Connacht in a wet, windy and sometimes dark Musgrave Park. Munster ensured their place in the Celtic League Semi-Final with an emphatic 33-3 win over Connacht.

Munster overcame Connacht in a wet, windy and sometimes dark Musgrave Park. Munster ensured their place in the Celtic League Semi-Final with an emphatic 33-3 win over Connacht.

Mike Mullins scored two of Munster’s four tries, followed by Mossie Lawlor and Paul O’Connell, who will be very happy with the way he played tonight. The remainder of Munsters 13 points were scored by Ronan O’Gara. Connacht’ s sole scorer was Mark McHugh with an early penalty.

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Scorers:

Munster 33: Tries: Mike Mullins (2), Mossie Lawlor, Paul O’Connell. Cons: Ronan O’Gara (2) Pens: Ronan O’Gara (3)

Connacht 3: Pens: Mark McHugh

Teams:

Munster:

Killian Keane, Colm McMahon, Mike Mullins, Jason Holland, Mossie Lawler, Ronan O’Gara, Peter Stringer; Marcus Horan, Frank Sheahan, John Hayes; Paul O’Connell, Donncha O’Callaghan, Jim Williams, Alan Quinlan, Anthony Foley.

Replacements: Simon Kerr, James Blaney, Mick O’Driscoll, Dominic Malone, Mike Prendergast and Conor Mahony, Denis Leamy

Connacht Team:

M. McHugh; G. Duffy; D. Yapp; S. Moore (capt.); T. Robinson; E. Elwood; C. Keane; R. McCormack; M. Uijs; P. Bracken; D. Browne; R. Frost; P. Neville; J. O’Sullivan; J. O’Connor.

Replacements: F. Boiroux; J. Flannery; M. Swift; E. Peters; E. Reddan; J. Norton; W. Munn.

 

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