Ulster V Glasgow Warriors

Despite going ahead early through Lee Jones first GUINNESS PRO12 try of the season, table toppers Ulster slowly battled back and sealed a 13-10 win over Glasgow. Ulster vs. Glasgow

Penalties for Ruan Pienaar and Paddy Jackson kept the hosts in the driving seat during the game but Taqele Naiyaravoro got a late consolation to earn Glasgow a losing bonus-point.

Ulster started off on the front foot and had an early chance to opening the scoring on six minutes when they were awarded a penalty within range of the posts.

But Pienaar miscued his effort and the ball sailed wide.

Three minutes later and the first points of the game did arrive though, this time for visitors Glasgow after some superb play for their young backline.

Sam Johnson made a searing break and was able to release the ball which was eventually fed out to the touchline where Jones was able to dart over for a 5-0 lead.

Ulster looked to hit back and they notched a penalty through Pienaar.

The hosts thought they had notched a try just past the half hour mark when Paul Marshall seized on a loose ball but the TMO ruled there had been no downward pressure as they scores remained 5-3 in Glasgow's favour at the break.

Glasgow looked to begin the second-half strongly and were awarded a penalty with Hunter opting to kick for the posts from over 40m but his effort flew wide.

And just five minutes later Ulster hit back as Gilroy pulled his side towards Glasgow's line with Callum Black eventually crashing over. Jackson added the conversion and the hosts were 10-5 up.

The penalties were starting to add up for Glasgow now though and Jackson took advantage of another one to take the score to 13-5.

Another error from Glasgow resulted in Ryan Wilson receiving a yellow on 70 minutes for pulling down the line-out.

Glasgow refused to let up as the clock ticked down and they earned what could be a crucial losing bonus point come the end of the season when Taqele Naiyaravoro crashed over.

live commentary 7:30 PM Friday 12 Feb 2016

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