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It's all over! The referee has blown their whistle to end the game.

80'

Shea O'Brien comes on.

77'

Will Addison comes off.

77'

Shane Jennings comes on.

76'

Shayne Bolton comes off.

76'
Conversion

The Connacht Rugby supporters go wild as JJ Hanrahan successfully kicks the conversion.

69'

Ulster Rugby make a substitution with Alan O'Connor coming on.

69'

Ulster Rugby make a substitution with Kieran Treadwell coming off.

69'
Try

A bit of individual brilliance by Shayne Bolton leads to a try for Connacht Rugby

68'

A gap opened in the defence and Shayne Bolton took full advantage.

68'

That's a great try assist by JJ Hanrahan.

68'

Ulster Rugby make a substitution with Jude Postlethwaite coming on.

65'

Ulster Rugby make a substitution with James Hume coming off.

65'

Connacht Rugby make a substitution with Jack Aungier coming on.

65'

Connacht Rugby make a substitution with Finlay Bealham coming off.

65'

Connacht Rugby make a substitution with JJ Hanrahan coming on.

65'

Connacht Rugby make a substitution with Jack Carty coming off.

65'

Connacht Rugby make a substitution with Peter Dooley coming on.

65'

Connacht Rugby make a substitution with Denis Buckley coming off.

65'
Penalty Goal

The Ulster Rugby supporters go wild as John Cooney successfully kicks the penalty goal.

65'

Connacht Rugby sub Niall Murray comes onto the field.

61'

Darragh Murray departs for Connacht Rugby.

61'

Ulster Rugby sub Nathan Doak comes onto the field.

61'

Jake Flannery departs for Ulster Rugby.

61'

Jack Carty curls the ball too far, missing the posts to the left.

60'
Try

A stunning solo try from Shamus Hurley-Langton

59'

The defensive line has been broken as Shamus Hurley-Langton goes through the gap.

59'

Byron Ralston played a key part in that try.

59'

Harry Sheridan comes on.

53'

Sean Reffell comes off.

53'

Tom O'Toole comes on.

51'

Marty Moore comes off.

51'

Steven Kitshoff comes on.

51'

Andrew Warwick comes off.

51'

Dave Heffernan comes on.

50'

Tadgh McElroy comes off.

50'
Penalty Goal

John Cooney does the business as their penalty goal attempt goes over.

50'

Kieran Treadwell makes the break as the defence re-enacts the parting of the red sea.

49'

The second half kicks off.

40'

The half-time whistle blows and both teams head for the dressing rooms.

41'

Fabulous play by Ulster Rugby has led to John Cooney being able to wriggle through a gap.

35'
Conversion

John Cooney makes no mistake with that conversion attempt.

20'
Try

Ulster Rugby are stopped just a few metres from the try line but Nick Timoney picks up from the base of the ruck to score the try.

19'

John Cooney sets up the try.

19'

Connacht Rugby sub Conor Oliver comes onto the field.

14'

Sean O'Brien departs for Connacht Rugby.

14'

A gap opened in the defence and Sean O'Brien took full advantage.

13'
Conversion

Jack Carty converts the try.

10'
Try

Bundee Aki scores the try from close range.

8'

Caolin Blade played a key part in that try.

8'
Conversion

John Cooney has kicked a conversion.

3'
Try

Great hands by Ulster Rugby leads to a try for Andrew Warwick

2'

John Cooney sets up the try.

2'

The defensive line has been broken as Nick Timoney goes through the gap.

1'

We are underway as the referee blows their whistle.

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Match Details

Connacht v Ulster

United Rugby Championship - Round 8
Fri 22nd December 2023, 02:35pm
Kingspan Stadium

Points Flow Chart

Ulster win +1
Ulster
Connacht
Ulster
Time in lead
Connacht
70
Mins in lead
0
88%
% Of Game In Lead
0%
68%
Possession Last 10 min
32%
0
Points Last 10 min
0

Key Events

Full Time
Hanrahan
69'
20 - 19
Bolton
68'
20 - 17
Cooney
20 - 12
65'
Hurley-Langton
59'
17 - 12
Cooney
17 - 7
50'
Half Time
Cooney
14 - 7
20'
Timoney
12 - 7
19'
Carty
10'
7 - 7
Aki
8'
7 - 5
Cooney
7 - 0
3'
Warwick
5 - 0
2'
Start

22m Entries

Avg. Points Scored
3.3
6
Entries
Avg. Points Scored
2.1
9
Entries

Attack Profile

Ulster
Connacht
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Defence Profile

Ulster
Connacht
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Ruck Speed

0-3 secs
46%
54%
3-6 secs
28%
23%
6+ secs
23%
17%
88
Rucks Won
78

Other Fixtures

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