Munster Remain Top Of The Table
18th December 2011 By Munster Rugby
Munster remain top position of Pool 1 in the the Heineken Cup with a win over Scarlets today in Thomand Park.
The opening score came from a Ronan O’Gara penalty in the 4th minute wtih Stephen Jones levelling 8 minutes later.
A second successful penalty from O’Gara in the 34th minute put the home side 6-3 in front at the half time whistle.
O'Gara followed up with another penalty in the 43rd minute before James Coughlan scored the first try on the 51st minute, Ronan adding the convert.
Priestland and O'Gara exchanged penalties before Scarlet's Ken Owens crossed the Munster line after 65 minutes. When Priestland added the convert the visitors had reduced the gap to six points with 14 minutes remaining but Munster held on to secure their fourth victory in pool 4 of the Heineken Cup, winning 19-13 in Thomond Park.