Munster pile on misery for Ulster's young guns
Published 14/10/2013 | 12:00
The Ulster Youth team was completely outclassed in the Inter-Provincial series after they slumped to their third defeat, 24-6 against Munster at Musgrave Park.
Having already lost to Leinster 43-3 and Connacht 15-13, they only managed to score the one try in the competition.
Admittedly, they had difficulties forming a settled team due to various problems including injuries but it is disappointing that the season finished just like the last – without a win.
They started well with a Jack McCool penalty after 30 seconds but soon after Munster were 7-3 ahead with a Ryan Minihan try which Paul O'Keefe converted.
McCool kicked a second penalty but the home team took a 14-6 advantage after 12 minutes when Tralee's Josh Barnes cut through for the second goaled try.
After 38 minutes full-back Joe White added the third so the interval score was 19-6.
Munster gained their bonus point try just after the restart when prop Ben Betts crossed.
Leinster, after trailing Connacht 10-0, came back to record a 16-13 victory and clinch the title. They finished with 13 points while Munster had nine, Connacht six and Ulster one.