PRO 14 RD 3 Highlights: Edinburgh Rugby Vs Connacht Rugby

PRO 14 RD 3 Highlights: Edinburgh Rugby Vs Connacht Rugby

Connacht made it two wins from three to start the Pro14 season with a 37-26 away victory over Edinburgh in round 3. Connacht opened the scoring with an early penalty, but Edinburgh responded with the game's first try to lead 7-3. Connacht hit back with two tries in quick succession to lead 13-7 midway through the first half. Connacht crossed for their third try around the half hour mark and slotted a penalty shortly after to open up a 23-7 advantage. Edinburgh would have the final say of the first half with a desperately needed try with the final play to head into the break trailing 23-14. Ten minutes into the second half and Edinburgh were right back in it as they went over for their third try to trail 23-19. Connacht hit back with a try five minutes later and ran in their fifth shortly after to take a commanding 37-19 lead into the final 18 minutes of the match. Edinburgh would grab a fourth score in the final ten minutes, but could do nothing more to prevent a third straight loss to start the season.



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