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Video: Ulster’s Jacob Stockdale isn't 'too annoyed' at Zebre performance


With tries from Robbie Diack and David Busby, it was Jason Stockdale's score against Zebre last week that brought the bonus point and ensured it was a case of objective achieved in Parma. The performance wasn't always reflective of the rewards secured though, and Stockdale admitted there were some mixed emotions on the flight back from northern Italy. "We were happy that we got the job done, got the bonus point, but we want to put together an 80-minute performance, not 65 or 50," he reflected. "I think from that perspective, we were a bit frustrated. "Zebre can be tough to play against, they can make it messy. "I think in the first half we lost sight of what we were trying to do and were trying to pull out wonder plays that didn't work. "The second half we went back to our game plan. "But you go away and score 40 points, you can't be too annoyed." Stockdale is expecting a similar challenge for the squad on Friday evening, and hoping they can secure the same result. "We'd said before Zebre about how we knew that's how Italian teams play and we were annoyed we let it become the kind of messy, chaotic game that they wanted," he added. "Going forward this week, we have to focus more that we don't make so many mistakes.

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