Match Report: Ospreys 23 - 15 Glasgow Warriors

Huw Jones' try went in vain for Glasgow
Huw Jones' try went in vain for Glasgow
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Ospreys 23-15 Glasgow, Liberty Stadium
Scorecard

Ospreys managed to come from behind to beat Glasgow Warriors 23-15 in the third round of the Pro14 at Liberty Stadium on Saturday.

The win has taken Ospreys to the third place in the Conference A table with eight points while Glasgow are at fourth place after losing two out of the four games.

Huw Jones started the proceedings with a fourth minute try for Glasgow but Stephen Myler led Ospreys' response with a swift penalty goal in the seventh minute.

A George Turner's try in the 17th minute extended Glasgow's lead to seven points and it became nine when Pete Horne improved it. As the half-time was approaching, Reuben Morgan-Williams dotted down for the home side bringing the gap between the two teams to two at the end of the opening half.

The start of the second half saw Myler and Horne exchanging penalties but Kieran Williams' try in the 55th minute followed by a conversion from Myler ensured the Welsh regional side had a 20-15 lead.

Myler with his third penalty kick in the 68th minute increased Ospreys' tally to 23 points which they managed to hold on despite losing Adam Beard to yellow card in the 73rd minute.

Team line-up:

Ospreys starting XV: Dan Evans; Mat Protheroe, Scott Williams, Kieran Williams, Luke Morgan, Stephen Myler, Reuben Morgan-Williams; Rhodri Jones, Dewi Lake, Ma'afu Fia, Adam Beard, Bradley Davies, Olly Cracknell, Dan Lydiate (capt), James King.

Reserves: Ifan Phillips, Gareth Thomas, Tom Botha, Will Griffiths, Sam Cross, Harri Morgan, Josh Thomas, Tiaan Thomas-Wheeler.

Glasgow Warriors starting XV: Huw Jones; Tommy Seymour, Nick Grigg, Sam Johnson, Ratu Tagive; Pete Horne, Jamie Dobie; Aki Seiuli, George Turner, D'arcy Rae, Richie Gray, Hamish Bain, Ryan Wilson (capt), Tom Gordon, TJ Ioane.

Reserves: Grant Stewart, Alex Allan, Enrique Pieretto, Fotu Lokotui, Chris Fusaro, Sean Kennedy, Brandon Thomson, Niko Matawalu.

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