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Munster Edge It In Geneva

13th January 2007 By Munster Rugby

Munster Edge It In Geneva

A superb Lifeimi Mafi second half converted try and penalty from Ronan O’Gara gave Munster a 30-27 win over Bourgoin in Geneva.

Munster had scored two tries in the opening half, one from Marcus Horan and the other a penalty try when Bourgoin hauled down a rolling maul.

They looked to be in command and set for a comfortable victory when the went 30-20 ahead in the second half only for Bourgoin to score a try in the closing stages and set up a tense finish.


Munster: S Payne; J Kelly (T O’Leary), B Murphy, L Mafi, I Dowling; R O’Gara, P Stringer; M Horan (F Pucciariello), F Sheahan (J Flannery), J Hayes; D O’Callaghan, P O’Connell capt; M O’Driscoll, D Wallace, D Leamy (A Foley).

Bourgoin: F Denos; S Finau, G Bousses, R Coetzeei, Y David; S Laloo, M Parra; O Milloud, R Vigneaux, P Cardinali; B Williams, J Pierre; B Monzeglio, W Jooste, J Bonnard capt.


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