Ireland'smost capped fly half returned from the World Cup in Australia andslottedback into the Ulster team to help continue the provinces success thatsawthem lift the Celtic Cup in December.
Ulster's form had already seen them top the Celtic League when theytravelled to Murrayfield to take on highflying Edinburgh in theirhometownstadium in front of over 17,000 fans. Ulster raced into a 21-0 leadwithtries from Neil Best and Rowen Frost after Humphreys hadsettled earlynerves with two penalties on his way to a 17-point haul.
After the break, Edinburgh staged a fight back that saw them score twoconverted tries before Humphreys again calmed Ulster nerves with histhird
Humphreys calm leadership and superb kicking kept Ulster movingforward whenEdinburgh began to dominate play and it was this man of the matchperformance that sees him voted the player of the month for December.
Ronan Beirne, Guinness Brand Manager commented, As Official Beer toCelticRugby, Guinness Draught Can is delighted to present this award to anUlsterand Ireland legend. Ulster's form in the Celtic league has beenoutstandingand with some silverware already secured with their Celtic Cup win,we wishboth them and David the best of luck for the rest of the campaign.