Clermont have beat Ulster 29-13 within the Champions Cup. The win for the French facet means they’ve now certified for the quarter-finals of the event. Nevertheless, Ulster will doubtless must beat Tub subsequent weekend to safe passage to the subsequent spherical.
Ulster made a very good begin to the sport. Stuart McCloskey working by way of a few defenders earlier than discovering Jacob Stockdale who ran to the 22. A few phases with some massive carries ended up in Ulster penalty. Cooney kicked for the posts to make it 3-0. Nevertheless, Clermont hit again with a drop purpose on 6 minutes by Camille Lopez. Nevertheless, Ulster hit the entrance then with a strive. Sean Reidy despatched Marty Moore clear. Moore then discovered Cooney who then dodged two defenders to attain. He then stepped up and kicked the conversion. It was 7-3.
Clermont have been then dealt a blow when Morgan Parra was sin binned for a blatant infringement when Ulster have been metres away from the strive scoring line. Nevertheless, it appeared to spur them on. Certainly, they may have had a strive. Raka despatched Damian Penaud down the touchline. He discovered Moala who was tackled by Robbie Baloucoune and bundled into simply metres away from the strive line. Parra kicked two penalties when his sin bin time was completed. This meant the rating was 10-9 on the break.
Clermont got here out all weapons blazing within the second interval. They received a few scrums to place Ulster beneath stress. Clermont took the lead the stress lastly informed on Ulster. It was a nicely taken strive by Raka who stretched to succeed in the road after good play within the construct up from Raka. Ulster put the stress on Clermont as soon as once more and earned a penalty which Cooney transformed on 64 minutes. Instantly although some poor self-discipline price Ulster with Parra extending Clermont’s lead as soon as once more.
Greg Laidlaw was launched and it was penalty that stretched the result in eight factors after Clermont pushed the Ulster scrum again. The sport was over as a contest when Moala touched down on 76 minutes. Laidlaw added the conversion as Clermont claimed their place within the quarter-finals after they beat Ulster by 16 factors.