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Ospreys win again

The Ospreys produced a second-half comeback to beat Treviso 32-27 and maintain their 100% start to the RaboDirect Pro12 season at the Stadio Monigo.

Treviso, yet to record a win this season, were in with a chance of breaking that duck as they held an 18-16 half-time lead thanks to tries from Luca Morisi and Benjamin Vermaak, with Tom Isaacs crossing for the Welsh outfit.

But Ospreys captain Justin Tipuric continued his recent good form with the only try of the second half, while Dan Biggar kicked 19 points in all to help their side to a third successive win.

Treviso launched a late comeback bid as replacement Willem de Waal kicked three penalties, but Kristian Phillips knocked one over of his own a minute from time to wrap up the victory.

Peter Horne came off the bench to score a crucial second-half try as Glasgow Warriors recorded a 23-19 victory at Leinster.

Nick Campbell also crossed for the Warriors, with Duncan Weir adding two penalties and a conversion. Scott Wright had earlier kicked a penalty and conversion.

Ian Madigan crossed for Leinster with Isa Nacewa booting the rest of their points.

Tom Riley and Andrew Coombs scored tries as Newport Gwent Dragons recorded their first win of the season when they beat Aironi 23-14 at a rain-lashed Rodney Parade.

Munster secured their first bonus-point victory of the RaboDirect PRO12 campaign as they broke clear of the Scarlets in the second half to win 35-12.


From Belfast Telegraph