They led 14-9 at half time thanks to tries from Brian O'Riordan and Barry Lynn both converted by Eoghan Hickey. Ulster kept in touch with teo Glen Telford penalties and a drop-goal from out-half Michael Rainey.
A try from Telford leveled the game but Leinster finished the stronger and Eoghan Hickey added two more penalties to win the game for the home side.SCORERS: Leinster: B Lynn, B O'Riordan try each, E Hickey 2 pens, 2 cons. Ulster: M Rainey drop goal, G Telford try, 2 pens LEINSTER B Burke, J Norton, K Coleman, B Lynn, P Costello, E Hickey, B O' Riordan, J Lynn, B Blaney, J Keogh, R Bolger, M Carroll, A Kelly, A Cullen, S Jennings. Replacements: B Moran for Keogh, K Corrigan for Blaney, R Connolly for Kelly