O’Gara kicks Munster to the top

Munster moved to the top of Pool 5 with al Heineken Cup win over Llanelli Scarlets played in atrocious conditions at Stradey Park.

Fly-half Ronan O’Gara shrugged off his poor form at the world cup and played the conditions well kicking sensibly for position and racking up 19 points.


Scarlets are bottom of the table and have not scored a point.

Final Score Scarlets 16 Munster 29

Scarlets 16 (10)
Tries: King.
Cons: Priestland.
Pens: Priestland 3.

Munster 29 (22)
Tries: Wallace, Horan.
Cons: O’Gara 2.
Pens: O’Gara 5.


M Stoddart, M Jones, R King, Gavin Evans, N Brew, R Priestland, D Peel, I Thomas, J Hayter, D Manu, A Eustace, S MacLeod, S Easterby (capt), G Thomas, D Jones.

Replacements: D George, B Douglas, V Cooper, A Popham, G Cattle, C Thomas, J Davies.



S Payne, B Carney, R Tipoki, L Mafi, I Dowling, R O’Gara (capt), P Stringer, M Horan, J Flannery, J Hayes, D O’Callaghan, M O’Driscoll, D Leamy, D Wallace, A Foley.

Replacements: F Sheahan, T Buckley, D Ryan, J Coughlan, G Hurley, P Warwick, K Lewis.

Referee: Wayne Barnes (England).



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