8: ULTANE DILLANE:
A strong 80 minutes. Lorded line-outs, solid in defence, and involved in go-forward attacks.
7: ROBBIE HENSHAW (pictured above):
Played the full 80 in his first game back since Connacht’s win over Munster. Passing, link play, and defence as solid as always.
8: KIERAN MARMION:
Man of the Match. Played 57 minutes. Back to his sniping best, and controlled the game well.
7: NATHAN WHITE:
Played 53 minutes - solid performance in a dominant scrum.
5: SEAN CRONIN:
heavily involved but blew good opportunity at 7-5.
5: JAMIE HEASLIP:
Couldn’t have his usual impact on a game.
4: JACK MCGRATH:
Tough afternoon against a dominant Wasps pack.
5: MARTIN MOORE:
Decent first half but faded after the break.
4: RHYS RUDDOCK:
First start at second row and one to forget.
4: RICHARDT STRAUSS:
Replaced Cronin with 20 minutes to go but little impact.
4: DEVIN TONER:
Played second fiddle to opposite number Joe Launchbury.
6: JOSH VAN DER FLIER: Replace Jordi Murphy at half-time and continued recent good form.
6: JAMES CRONIN:
Making his comeback from an ankle ligament injury off the bench, he looked strong in the loose but had little chance to impress at scrum-time.
7: KEITH EARLS:
Put his hand up for Test selection with another sharp display, looking particularly good under the high ball.
8: CONOR MURRAY:
Looked back to his best as he drove his pack and caused problems for Treviso’s defence, grabbing his side’s third try with another opportunist break.
7: TOMMY O’DONNELL:
Continued a fine comeback from an horrific hip dislocation that caused him to miss the World Cup. Plenty of breakdown work and strong in the carry.
7: DONNACHA RYAN:
Returned to the starting line-up following his comeback from a knee injury and was solid at lock, typically abrasive in contact.
6: CJ STANDER:
Withdrawn in the 54th minute in order to manage his minutes after a tireless run of performances, he had led from the from the front and carried strongly.
6: SIMON ZEBO:
Was chasing Munster’s outright try scoring record but failed to edge past Anthony Horgan with his 42nd on a day little came off for him.
6: RORY BEST:
His late cameo brought the crowd it is feet. Enjoyed the handling and passing in the open spaces.
7: DARREN CAVE:
Marked his return from injury with a try, and his strong, direct running and determinedly precise interplay in midfield showed he’s back to his best.
7: ROB HERRING:
The stand-in skipper gave another lung-bursting performance and led by example.
9: PADDY JACKSON:
The out-half grows in stature with every game, and his line-breaks, timing of the pass and flawless kicking made for a complete display.
8: LUKE MARSHALL:
Another eye-catching, creative performance at centre, organising the line of attack while his pace and speed of hand and thought totally baffled the French.
7: JARED PAYNE:
Typically intelligent in attack and defence, always a threat with deft distribution and his eye for space.
6: ANDREW TRIMBLE:
He was given little of the sweeping possession Ulster won. However, he went hunting for work in the loose.
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