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Wallace-Inspired Ulster Secure Fifth Place Finish

Wallace-Inspired Ulster Secure Fifth Place Finish

Ireland out-half Paddy Wallace collected 11 points at a wet Ravenhill on Friday night to see Ulster past Edinburgh and to a fifth place finish in the Magners League table.

MAGNERS LEAGUE: Friday, May 11

ULSTER (13) 16 EDINBURGH (3) 10, Ravenhill (Att: 7,429)

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Scorers: Ulster: Try: Andrew Maxwell; Con: Paddy Wallace; Pens: Paddy Wallace 3
Edinburgh: Try: Scott Murray; Con: Duncan Hodge; Pen: Duncan Hodge

TIME LINE: 4 minutes – Ulster penalty: Paddy Wallace – 3-0; 15 mins – Ulster try: Andrew Maxwell – 8-0; conversion: Paddy Wallace – 10-0; 29 mins – Edinburgh penalty: Duncan Hodge – 10-3; 33 mins – Ulster penalty: Paddy Wallace – 13-3; Half-time – Ulster 13 Edinburgh 3; 52 mins – Ulster penalty: missed by Paddy Wallace – 13-8; 59 mins – Edinburgh try: Scott Murray – 13-8; conversion: Duncan Hodge – 13-10; 63 mins – Edinburgh yellow card: Allister Hogg; 64 mins – Ulster penalty: missed by Paddy Wallace – 13-10; 78 mins – Ulster penalty: Paddy Wallace – 16-10; Full-time – Ulster 16 Edinburgh 10

Ulster: Tommy Bowe; Paul McKenzie, Andrew Trimble, Paul Steinmetz, Andrew Maxwell; Paddy Wallace, Isaac Boss; Bryan Young, Rory Best, Simon Best (capt), Justin Harrison, Tim Barker, Stephen Ferris, Neil Best, Roger Wilson.

Replacements used: Justin Fitzpatrick for Young (55 mins). Not used: Nigel Brady, Chris Henry, Neil McMillan, Kieran Campbell, David Humphreys, Darren Cave.

Edinburgh: Ander Monro; Lucio Lopez Fleming, Ben Cairns, Rob Dewey, Andrew Turnbull; Duncan Hodge, Greig Laidlaw; Allan Jacobsen, Dougie Hall, Alasdair Dickinson, Fergus Pringle, Scott Murray (capt), Simon Taylor, Ross Rennie, Allister Hogg.

Replacements used: Alasdair Strokosch for Taylor (26-39 mins, blood sub), Peter Jorgensen for Monro (half-time), Alan MacDonald for Rennie (47), John Senio for Laidlaw (51), Geoff Cross for Dickensen (66), Strokosch for Murray (67), Simon Cross for Hogg (73), Steve Lawrie for Hall (75).

Referee: Nigel Owens (Wales)
Touch Judges: John Carvill, Paul Haycock (both Ireland)