Munster Just About
24th March 2012 By jess
Second half tries from Simon Zebo and Tommy O’Donnell helped Munster to a 20-16 win over Connacht in a cracking game in front of a full house in the RaboDirect PRO12 at the Sportsground.
Munster were fortunate to be just four points in arears at the break (10-6) and the hime side were full value for the 13-6 advantage they held after 41 minutes.
However two tries under the posts for Munster proved crucial.
Munster: F Jones; D Hurley, J Murphy, L Mafi, S Zebo; I Keatley, T O’Leary; W du Preez, D Varley, BJ Botha; I Nagle, M O’Driscoll (capt), Dave O’Callaghan, D Wallace, J Coughlan. Replacements: M Sherry, M Horan, S Archer, B Holland, T O’Donnell, D Williams, S Deasy, L O’Dea.
Connacht: G Duffy (Capt); K Tonetti, E Griffin, H Fa’afili, T O’Halloran; M Nikora, F Murphy; B Wilkinson, E Reynecke, R Loughney, M Swift, M McCarthy, M Kearney, R Ofisa, J Muldoon. Replacements: A Flavin, F Bealham, R Ah You, E McKeon, E Grace, P O’Donohoe, M Jarvis, D McSharry.
Referee: Neil Paterson (SRU)