Munster fight back to edge out Glasgow Warriors
Ian Keatley kicked the winning penalty21:49 Friday 2 December 2016, 21:49 2 Dec 2016
Munster remain on top of the Guinness Pro 12 after the narrowest of victories against Glasgow Warriors.
The province edged out the Scottish side 16-15 at Scotstoun Stadium to pick up a crucial win and four points.
Munster are now on 37 points in the Pro 12 table, just one point clear of Ospreys, who beat Edinburgh 31-22 at Liberty Stadium.
Out-half Ian Keatley gave Munster an early lead with a penalty on nine minutes.
Munster's Niall Scannell and Duncan Williams tackle Chris Fusaro of the Warriors ©INPHO/Craig Watson
It got better for the province as Andrew Conway got a try with Keatley adding the extras.
But Peter Horne's 16th minute penalty reduced the deficit for Glasgow as they trailed 10-3.
Keatley converted another penalty just before the break to leave the scores at 13-3 and Munster in command.
Munster's Andrew Conway scores a try ©INPHO/Craig Watson
But Glasgow fought back in the second half in an effort that almost resulted in them snatching victory at home.
First Ali Price converted a try with 18 minutes to go, before Nick Grigg added another to give the Scottish side a 15-13 lead and leave Munster trailing with the clock ticking.
But three minutes from time, Keatley converted another penalty to secure the three points that they needed to pull off a narrow win.
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