Scarlets back on track, McGrath double sees Leinster leapfrog Ulster
The Scarlets got back to winning ways following their European disappointments with a 30-17 Pro14 victory over Cardiff Blues.
Last year’s Pro12 champions have not lost a home league game since the opening weekend of the 2016-17 season, but were in need of a lift at Parc y Scarlets on Saturday after beginning their Euroepan Champions Cup campaign with successive losses.
After opening up an 18-3 lead at the interval with the aid of tries from Hadleigh Parkes and Ryan Elias, the Scarlets saw their lead cut to a solitary point as Willis Halaholo and Lloyd Williams crossed in quick succession for Cardiff.
— PRO14 RUGBY (@PRO14Official) October 28, 2017
The Scarlets are top of Conference B with six wins from seven – a record matched by Leinster following the latter’s 25-10 triumph at Ulster.
Luke McGrath touched down twice as Leinster leapfrogged their opponents in the table.
— Leinster Rugby (@leinsterrugby) October 28, 2017
The Cheetahs claimed a dramatic 24-23 victory at Zebre – their first away victory in the Pro14 – courtesy of Fred Zeilinga’s 80th-minute penalty, while Dougie Fife scored two tries as Edinburgh beat Benetton Treviso 24-13 to avenge a round-three defeat.
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