4 Nov 2023 - 3:05 pm
Another try would secure us two losing BPs. The boys continue to push.
The hosts are pushing in our territory but we scramble well once again.
We secure a linnet in our 22m and Healy clears.
TRY BOAN VENTER.
It’s a nine-point game as the replacement prop drives over from point blank range.
The hosts are penalised for a squint throw in their 22.
We have the scrum.
Replacement Sam Prendergast splits the uprights to extend the hosts lead.
We’re in at the side. Leinster will have a go at the sticks.
Replacement Connor Boyle touches down after a strong lineout drive!
Healy adds the extras!
After Leinster knock on in their 22, we win a penalty at the resulting scrum.
We break really well into the Leinster 22 with a number terrific offloads led by van der Merwe’s electric run.
We win a penalty on half-way however Healy misses touch and it’ll be a scrum Leinster ball.
Leinster get another as James Culhane drives over from the lineout.
Blair Kinghorn is pinged for a no-arms tackle and Leinster kick into our territory.
We hit back straight away as replacement James Lang finishes!
Kinghorn breaks, finds the supporting Shiel who offloads to Lang for the easiest of tries.
Leinster get a fourth try as Tommy O’Brien finishes out wide. Bryne converts.
Connor Boyle and Dave Cherry are causing havoc in the loose with a series of disruptive hits. We manage to steal the ball back from Leinster.
Leinster attack again and break out wide though Osborne. We scramble well however and disrupt to force a spilled pass.
Leinster put on the squeeze and have a lineout in our 22 – we get up to steal before Healy sends one long with his left foot.
The hosts are penalised after a good lineout drive. Healy ndges one to touch and we’re in the Leinster 22m.
The second-half begins in Dublin.
Ciaran Frawley gets the simple score after an accurate pass from Byrne to set-up him up for the try.
Bryne converts again.
Watson is penalised at the breakdown and kick to the corner.
We secure a lineout in our 22m and Charlie Shiel clears with a searching box kick.
Ben Healy hits again to keep the scoreboard ticking. It’s an eight point game.
We get our hands on the ball at the breakdown and turn over the hosts. We’ll have a scrum in Leinster territory.
Max Deegan has the easy score after Leinster batter our line.
Byrne converts again.
Glen Young is sent to the bin after we’re penalised on our line for offside on multiple occasions.
Leinster look to be in again but we scramble well.
We hold up the ball but its brought back for offside.
The forwards go to work and we win a penalty at scrum time in our half.
Leinster are working hard in attack but we continue defend well.
A loose pass is knocked on by the hosts and we’ll have a scrum in our half.
Both sides swap possession with Healy charged down when looking to clear down the short side.
The hosts get the first score of the game.
A scrappy lineout falls to hooker Lee Barron who stretches over the line.
Harry Bryne converts.
Leinster nudge to the corner after O’Brien gets his paws on the ball at the breakdown.
Ben Healy splits the uprights from the left hand side of the pitch to break the deadlock in Dublin!
We have a penalty inside the Leinster half after WP Nel is hit late.
It comes after Hamish Watson pinches the ball in the ruck.
After Grant Gilchrist pinches the ball at the Leinster lineout, Ben Healy is charged down.
Goosen does excellently to cover the ball and we’ll have a goal line dropout.
We’re penalised twice in contact. Leinster advance the ball and now have a lineout in furred zone.
WP Nel goes to work and we win the scrum penalty.
Healy kicks long but Leinster do well to keep the ball in play.
Leinster spill the ball attacking our line and so we’ll have the put in around 5m out.
We get the shove on at scrum time and win one against the head.
We eventually spill however and the hosts counter attack well.
We make 15 plus phases but Leinster defend well. We eventually grubber into the Leinster goal area and the hosts hit a drop out clear.
Leinster are penalised for driving early at the lineout. Healy sends it long from half-way with a lineout to come in the hosts 22m.
Pierre Schoeman is tackled into touch. Leinster win the resulting lineout and clear their lines.
We regain the ball straight from kick-off. Win a penalty at the resulting breakdown with Healy kicking to the corner.
We’re underway in Dublin!
Welcome to the Galbraith Match Centre for today’s BKT United Rugby Championship clash with Leinster at RDS Arena!
The match is live on Viaplay – however, if you’re not next to a TV, you can follow all the action right here!
A remind of our line-up which is unchanged ahead of 3.05pm kick-off in Dublin.
Kick-off 3:05 pm