Nathan cracks open Ulster

GLASGOW maintained their impressive recent form with a hard-fought win over Ulster in the RaboDirect Pro12 at Firhill Arena last night.

The home side’s fifth consecutive league victory was secured thanks to 12 points from the boot of Duncan Weir and a Troy Nathan try. Ulster’s nine points came via three penalties from fly-half Ian Humphreys.

Nathan’s late try was the key moment, while Weir’s drop goal simply made sure of the result.

Glasgow scorers: Try: Nathan. Pens: Weir 3. DG: Weir.

Ulster scorers: Pens: Humphreys 3.

GLASGOW: Hogg, Lemi, Nathan, Morrison, Aramburu, Weir, Pyrgos, Welsh, MacArthur, Cusack, Ryder, Kellock, Harley, Barclay, Wilson.

Replacements: Cusiter for Pyrgos (53), Grant for Welsh (40), Low for Cusack (62), Gray for Ryder (62), Fusaro for Wilson (62).

ULSTER: D’Arcy, Trimble, Cave, Spence, Danielli, Humphreys, P. Marshall, Court, Kyriacou, Fitzpatrick, Muller, Tuohy, Diack, Faloon, Wannenburg.

Replacements: Whitten for Danielli (57), Brady for Kyriacou (70), Macklin for Fitzpatrick (63), Barker for Tuohy (70).

Referee: Stefano Penne (Italy).

Other result: Scarlets 22 Newport Gwent Dragons 12.

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