Leinster v Ulster live commentary

Updated: December 26, 2011

Leinster 42 – 13 Ulster

79 min played

Live commentary

80 min FULL TIME Leinster get the job done in a mixed performance. Full time. Leinster 42-13 Ulster
79 min Try Leinster Jamie Hagan gets his own try of the game. Strong pick and go gets him over. McFadden gets the extras
76 min Leinster camped on the Ulster line. Only a matter of time
74 min Leinster really on top now. Ulster look punch drunk
71 min TRY LEINSTER Ian Madigan gets the fifth try of the game for Leinster and gets his fifth of the season. McFadden tacks on the extras
69 min Both Cian Healy and Mike Ross have been taken off
66 min PENALTY TRY Ulster pay the price for collapsing the scrum. McFadden gets the points
64 min Sean Cronin off Strauss comes on
62 min Leinster dominate that scrum. Almost over the Ulster line
60 min Nice carry from Rhys Ruddock but yet again the ball is lost. Scrum to Ulster
59 min McFadden misses an easy pen. A shocking miss
58 min Better from Leinster. Ulster give away pen deep in Ulster’s 22
56 min Offside for Ulster kills their momentum
56 min Ulster on top now. Camped in Leinster’s 22
54 min Electric break from Nelson for Ulster. Ball runs out of play however
52 min Leinster look a lot sharper now. Stung into life by Ulster
50 min More sloppy play from Leinster. Poor hands from a number of forwards. Fionn Carr is off, Andrew Conway is on
48 min McKinney gets the extras. 21-13 Leinster
47 min TRY ULSTER Chris Cochrane gets over for the away side as he barges his way over the Leinster line
46 min Mike Ross is walking a tight rope with the ref over his bind
44 min Scrappy play from both sides on halfway. Scrum Ulster
43 min Nasty looking injury for Fionn Carr but he seems fine
42 min Good break from McFadden but is run into touch
41 min The second half is about to get underway
40 min TRY LEINSTER Leo Auva’a gets Leinster’s third try of the game. McFadden gets the extras. Half Time
39 min Scrum to Leinster deep inside the Ulster 22
37 min Great defence from Ulster hold Leinster up right on the line
35 min Ulster pull the deficit back further. 14-6 Leinster
33 min Ulster get a pen well inside the Leinster 22
31 min Scrum to Leinster for a knock on
29 min Ulster continue to press Leinster
27 min Ulster get their first score of the game. 14-3 Leinster
26 min Fionn Carr gives away a pen for not releasing
25 min McFadden nails the extras. 14-0 Leinster
24 min TRY LEINSTER A seriously good break from Luke Fitzgerald started the move with Sean Cronin getting across the whitewash
23 min Pen against Ulster for a knock on
22 min Connor Joyce has come into the Ulster scrum for Tim Barker
21 min McFadden makes a good break but a knock on from Cian Healy stops Leinster
21 min Fergus McFadden gets the extras
21 min TRY LEINSTER Fionn Carr finally gets over the line. Leinster lead
20 min Leinster still camped on Ulster’s line
20 min No try again for Leinster
19 min Leinster held up again. TMO called into action again
18 min No try. Scrum five
17 min Cian Healy is over but the ref is going to TMO
16 min More good play from Leinster. They are almost over
15 min Pen to Leinster off the scrum. They kick to touch
13 min Silly knock on from Ulster gives Leinster the put in
10 min Great break from Dave Kearney almost puts Leinster in front. Sloppy play afterwards results in ball been lost
8 min Pen to Ulster which is pulled to the left and wide. Poor miss
7 min Scrum for Ulster just outside Leinster’s 22
5 min Excellent defending from Leinster halts Ulster’s march to the line
4 min More good pressure from the away side
2 min Nice play from Ulster brings play up to Leinster’s 22
1 min Good start from the home side at a packed RDS

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