Connacht coach Andy Good friend bemoaned his aspect’s incapability to take a wonderful late profitable probability which might have capped a exceptional late comeback towards Munster.
railing 16-3 with two minutes left, a late Peter Sullivan try to a Jack Carty conversion gave them a glimmer of hope they usually had a scrum on the 5 metre line towards 13 males within the remaining play of the sport however weren’t capable of take benefit.
“With 20 to go, 16-3 you’re not in it,” mentioned Good friend.
“I by no means doubt their combat, we stayed in it, we rating that try to kick a good looking aim. And we go 90 metres and we imagine. However then we’ve a scrum towards 13 males and we weren’t sensible. It’s powerful to work it out and bugger it up on the finish.
“We talked about it. It shouldn’t take us 20 minutes to work out we are able to win a sport of soccer. We’re beginning to unlock the facility of that thoughts, once we will we might be actually good.”
Munster captain Peter O’Mahony says his aspect had been relieved to get out of Galway with the 4 factors, which stretches their lead over Connacht to eleven factors of their Convention, leaving them on target to achieve the PRO14 remaining.
“It was an extremely bodily and aggressive derby match. They’re an extremely spectacular and proud crew taking part in at house.
“It’s uncommon you come out of right here with 4 factors. These video games are by no means carried out till the 80 minutes are up.
“We had been fortunate in the long run. We conceded too many penalties, they compelled us to try this. However indiscipline is the primary cause we put ourselves beneath stress. And so they performed nicely. We’re fortunate to get out of right here with a win.”