Munster defeat Sale at Thomond Park


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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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)


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


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


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


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