Tovey powers Edinburgh to 37-10 bonus point win over Ospreys

Jason Tovey played his part as Edinburgh beat Ospreys
Jason Tovey played his part as Edinburgh beat Ospreys
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Edinburgh 37 - 10 Ospreys, Myreside Stadium

Magnus Bradbury scored a try on his return as Edinburgh thrashed Ospreys 37-10 in their Pro 14 face-off on Saturday at Myreside.

Prop Dimitri Arhip got Ospreys off the mark with an early 11th minute try allowing Sam Davies to slot the conversion to take them to a 0-7 lead.

Fly-half Jason Tovey pulled back things for Edinburgh with a 16th-minute penalty but his efforts were negated by a three-pointer from Davies six minutes later.

A try from Blair Kinghorn, converted by Tovey, who also kicked two more penalties, meant the hosts went in 16-10 ahead at half-time. Ospreys also suffered a setback when Brendon Leonard was sin-binned in the 31st minute.

Richard Cockerill's side showed more tempo after restart Nathan Fowles (41') crossing over. Tovey, who slotted the conversion also contributed with a converted try 12 minutes later to the take lead of the Scottish regional side to 30-10.

Bradbury, who was stripped off the captaincy for an off-field issue scored the decisive try in the final minute to help Edinburgh complete the bonus point victory as they maintain their fourth place in Conference B while Ospreys slip to the bottom of Conference A.

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