Ospreys get Ulster double

The Ospreys managed their second win over Ulster in a Heineken Cup Pool Two match this time at Ravenhill.


Ulster produced an improved performance after going down 48-17 the last time these two teams met and led 8-6 at the break.


Ulster’s only managed to score points in the first half and their first and only try came from Danielli. His try wasn’t converted but Ulster did add another three points with a penalty. Ulster let themselves down with two yellow cards in the second half.

Early on it looked like Ulster could produce a shock result after they had been beaten in their first three pool matches and bottom of the Magners League.

The match though belonged to the Ospreys as Marshall scored his try and it was converted by Hook who also scored three Penalties.

Final Score Ulster 8 Ospreys 16


Ulster (8) 8
Try: Danielli
Pen: O’Connor
Yellow Cards : Ryan Caldwell (Killing the ball),Carlo Del Fava (Hair pulling)

Ospreys (6) 16
Try: Marshall
Cons: Hook
Pens: Hook (3)



Ulster: Cunningham, Bowe, Trimble, Dewey, Danielli, O’Connor, Campbell, B. Young, R. Best, D. Fitzpatrick, Harrison, Caldwell, N. Best, Dawson, McCullough.
Replacements: Miles, Court, del Fava, Pollock, Boss, P. Wallace, McCrea.

Ospreys: Byrne, Walker, Taylor, Parker, S. Williams, Hook, Marshall, D. Jones, Bennett, A. Jones, Wyn-Jones, Evans, Thomas, Holah, Tiatia.
Replacements: Hibbard, James, Gough, T-Pole, Phillips, Connor, A. Bishop.

Referee: Malcolm Changleng (Scotland).



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