Belfast Telegraph

Thursday 3 September 2015

Edinburgh too strong for Ulster

Published 22/03/2013

Stuart McInally, pictured, crossed over and Piers Francis kicked three penalties for Edinburgh
Stuart McInally, pictured, crossed over and Piers Francis kicked three penalties for Edinburgh

Edinburgh's interim coaching duo of Steve Scott and Duncan Hodge made a winning start to their tenure when the Scots edged out Ulster 14-8 at Murrayfield to secure only their fifth RaboDirect PRO12 success of the campaign.

A try by Stuart McInally plus three penalties by Piers Francis saw the Scots home against an Ulster side for whom Andrew Trimble bagged a try and Paddy Jackson landed a penalty.

However, it was Jackson's lack of accuracy with the boot that proved to be the difference between the sides as he failed with three simple penalties early in the second half.

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