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Connacht bounce back to triumph


Gavin Duffy

Gavin Duffy

Gavin Duffy

Eoin Griffin and Gavin Duffy both ran in for second-half tries as Connacht recorded a rousing comeback 17-13 win over Newport Gwent Dragons at the Sportsground.

Nathan Williams' first try for the Welsh region was the decisive score in the first half of the RaboDirect PRO12 clash as Darren Edwards' men went in at the break leading 13-3.

Jason Tovey kicked two of his four penalty attempts, while Niall O'Connor's right boot was responsible for Connacht's only points until Griffin touched down coming up to the hour. The converted try lifted Eric Elwood's men and with Matthew Jarvis adding the extras to Duffy's touchdown, the four-point margin was enough.

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