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Conway and Hurley tries give Munster 20-12 half-time lead

Rob Penney’s men have had a mixed bag of a start against Edinburgh in Meggetland.

Source: RaboDirect PRO12/YouTube

ANDREW CONWAY HAS scored his second try in two games for Munster to help the province into a 20-12 half-time lead over Edinburgh in their RaboDirect Pro12 clash at Meggetland.

Conway benefited from some good work by CJ Stander down the left-hand side, allowing the left wing to show off his pace before finishing under the posts. The conversion from JJ Hanrahan put Munster into a 10-3 lead, following as it did a penalty from the out-half.

Edinburgh were first on the scoreboard through Carl Bezuidenhout, who crossed in the left-hand corner, although captain Greig Laidlaw failed to convert. The Scotland international was on target with his next kick, adding the two points after prop WP Nel crossed the whitewash.

Source: RaboDirect PRO12/YouTube

A 26th-minute penalty from Hanrahan put Rob Penney’s side back into the lead at 13-12 before Denis Hurley stepped inside to make it 20-12 at the break, Hanrahan providing the extras:

Source: RaboDirect PRO12/YouTube

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