Leaders Ulster set up Scarlets semi

first_img It started badly for the hosts when Dafydd Hewitt scored by the posts after three minute, but that was their only try of the game, as Rhys Patchell scored a goal, a penalty and a drop-kick in the opening period before Ulster claimed the lead and never looked back. Press Association Ulster earned a home semi-final against the Scarlets by seeing off Cardiff Blues 37-13 at a wet Ravenhill to finish top of the RaboDirect Pro12 table.center_img Two second-half tries from Andrew Trimble and a late score for 100 cap man Robbie Diack helped Ulster on their way after Mark Anscombe’s side had trailed 13-10 at half-time against a Blues effort which petered out in the second half. Ruan Pienaar ended the night scoring 22 of Ulster’s total with a first-half try along with four conversions and penalties on a night when Chris Henry also his 100th game for his club. last_img

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