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Ulster conjured up this scintillating Paddy Jackson try in the win away to Glasgow
Nobody planned to have Louis Ludik playing outside centre, but he excelled there.

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ULSTER WERE UP against it.

Entering the final quarter on Friday night, away to one of the league’s best sides, they had fallen behind. They had also lost Stu McCloskey and his replacement Stu Olding to injury, so Louis Ludik was forced to play outside centre in the reshuffle. Yet that was exactly the switch that made the above try-of-the-season contender possible.

The move started after brilliant work from Iain Henderson, Clive Ross and Ross Kane forced a maul to be turned over. From there, Ruan Pienaar set his back-line away to rip it up – Pienaar himself re-joining the move – and send Jackson through to make the final score 17 – 22.

It wasn’t just a once off for Ulster either, Jackson had been denied an earlier try when a defender managed to slap the ball out of his grasp with the try-line seemingly begging, and Les Kiss’ men showed their slick passing to send Darren Cave in for this try despite Iain Henderson sitting in the sin-bin.

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