Saturday 20 January 2018

Watkins' early try gives Bristol edge

Bristol deservedly recorded their second B&I Cup win over Ulster at Deramore Park last night.

The hosts started badly, conceding a try to winger George Watkins in the first minute. A converted penalty-try after the restart made it 14-3, with Ulster only able to manage a late consolation through James Simpson.

Ulster Ravens – B McIlroy, N Walsh, S McCloskey, N O'Connor, R Scholes, S Olding, M Heaney, R Lutton, N Annett (capt), A Macklin, A O'Connor, J Simpson, C Joyce, A Birch, J McMahon. Reps: N Brady, A Warwick, J Donnan, N Faloon, J Creighton, S Morrow, C Colvin.

Bristol – J Tovey, G Watkins, M Tagicakibau, L Eves, D McIlwaine, A Jarvis, J Grindal (capt), K Traynor, R Johnston, J Hobson, B Glynn, G Townson, M Mama, J Merriman, M Eadie. Reps: R Lawrence, M Lilley, W Thompson, M Sambucette, R Pennycock, R Tipuna, T Roberts.

Ref – J Van der Merwe

Irish Independent

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