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Leinster beaten in Glasgow but close in on Connacht at the top
Leo Cullen’s side earned a losing bonus point on a forgettable night.

Glasgow 12 Leinster 6

LEINSTER MISSED OUT the chance to leapfrog Connacht at the top of the Pro12 table as they were beaten in Glasgow tonight.

Leo Cullen’s men do close the gap on their western neighbours however thanks to a losing bonus point.

Rory Clegg kicked a brace of penalties in each half for the hosts while Ica Nacewa attempted to keep the Irish side in touch with a pair of penalties of his own.

The game was error-strewn and lacking in any real inspiration throughout. The hard-fought win sees Glasgow’s hopes of a play-off place boosted and puts them ahead of rivals Edinburgh.

Scorers for Glasgow:Penalties: Clegg (14, 17, 50, 58)Scorers for Leinster:

Nacewa (3, 30)

Glasgow: Peter Murchie (Ali Price 41′), Lee Jones, Mark Bennett, Sam Johnson, Rory Hughes, Rory Clegg, Grayson Hart, Gordon Reid (James Malcolm 62′), Brown, Sila Puafisi (Zander Fagerson 55′), Greg Peterson, Leone Nakarawa, James Eddie (Tyrone Holmes 46′), Simone Favaro (Jerry Yanuyanutawa 62′), Adam Ashe (Scott Cummings 58′).

Leinster: Zane Kirchner, Isa Nacewa, Gary Ringrose (Joey Carbery 76′), Ben Te’o, David Kearney, Cathal Marsh (Noel Reid 76′), Luke McGrath (Isaac Boss 73′), Peter Dooley (Michael Bent 73′), James Tracey, Tadhg Furlong (Jeremy Loughman 73′), Mick Kearney (Peader Timmins 64′), Hayden Triggs (Ross Molony 54′), Dominic Ryan, Daniel Leavy, Jordi Murphy

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