Munster defeat Sale at Thomond Park

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Screen Shot 2015-01-25 at 16.12.19MUNSTER ended their 2015 European campaign with a 9 try, 65 to 10 victory over Sale Sharks at Thomond Park this evening. Tries from Simon Zebo (2), Keith Earls, Pat Howard, Andrew Conway (2), Tommy O’Donnell, Duncan Williams and a penalty try ensured Anthony Foley’s men secured all five points on offer to end Pool 1 in third spot behind Clermont and Saracens. Munster’s next home game is against Cardiff on February 14 at Musgrave Park.

 

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Timeline:

2 – TRY Simon Zebo, after intial break by Ronan O’Mahony. Converted by Ian Keatley 7-0 Munster

7 – Penalty kicked by Ian Keatley. 10-0 Munster

9 – Penalty Sale by Nick MacLeod 10-3 Munster

11 – Penalty Munster by Ian Keatley 13-3 Munster

13- TRY Sale from Tom Arscott 13-8 Munster

13 – Converted by MacLeod 13-10 Munster

18 – SIN BIN – Andrew Conway for consistent foul play.

41 – TRY – Keith Earls, long distance run, solo try, 20-10 Munster

54 – TRY Penalty try to Munster from rolling maul 25-10 Converted 27-10

65 – TRY Pat Howard, line break from just inside Sale 22. 34-10 conversion good.

67 – TRY Simon Zebo, pick and go from a metre out. 39-10 Munster (conversion missed)

69 – TRY Andrew Conway, after break by Simon Zebo 44-10 (conversion missed)

73 – TRY Tommy O’Donnell try from a short pick and go. 51-10 (Converted by JJ Hanrahan)

76 – TRY Duncan Williams after Stephen Archer break. 58-10 (Conversion by JJ Hanrahan)

80 – TRY Andrew Conway after a set piece move from a scrum. 65-10 (Conversion by JJ Hanrahan)

Munster:

Zebo, Conway, Earls, Hurley, O’Mahony, Keatley, Williams, Cronin, Casey, Botha, Foley, O’Connell, O’Callaghan, O’Donnell, O’Mahony.

Subs:

Guinazu, Ryan, Archer, Holland, Butler, Dineen, Hanrahan, Howard.

Sale:

McLean, Brady, Jennings, Forsyth, Arscott, MacLeod, Cliff, de Marchi, Taylor, Harrison, Ostrikov, Beaumont, Easter, Seymour, Fihaki.

Subs:

Neild, Flynn, Parker, Nott, Hughes, Fowles, Ford, Haley.