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Munster edge Ulster in provincial derby

Munster 21 Ulster 20
Ian Humphreys missed a last-minute conversion as Munster emerged 21-20 winners of tonight’s Guinness PRO12 derby against Ulster at Thomond Park.

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Munster's Robin Copeland scores the first try in the Guinness Pro12 game against Ulster. Picture: Ryan Byrne
Nervy Munster eke out victory

GUINNESS PRO12:
Munster 21 Ulster 20
Munster overcame a horrible start and finish to this match to score an unlikely Guinness Pro12 win over interprovincial rivals Ulster at Thomond Park last night.

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