|Glasgow Warriors (15) 15|
|Tries: Horne, Hastings Con: Hastings Pen: Hastings|
|Edinburgh (13) 30|
|Tries: Groom (2), Shiel Cons: Van der Walt (3) Pens: Van der Walt (3)|
Edinburgh clinched a Educated14 residence semi-closing current after a comeback use in opposition to Glasgow at Murrayfield.
Tries from Pete Horne and Adam Hastings gave Glasgow a two-level half-time lead, with Edinburgh’s 13 facets coming from Nic Groome’s score and the boot of Jaco Van der Walt.
But Edinburgh roared support, as Groom crossed for yet any other and Van der Walt added the extras and a third penalty.
And replace scrum-half Charlie Shiel’s solo effort sealed a elegant use.
The victory ensures Edinburgh will compete in the final four of the competitors no topic subsequent week’s return meeting with the Warriors, and, on account of guaranteeing they conclude the conference with extra wins than Munster, are guaranteed to face Ulster at residence, as an replacement of Leinster away in the semi-finals.
Glasgow’s already slim play-off hopes are actually accomplished, with head coach Danny Wilson enduring a no longer easy inaugurate on his first sport guilty.
Glasgow haven’t any resolution to Edinburgh surge
Edinburgh’s pursuit of the use that has clinched a condominium semi-closing in a fortnight’s time began brightly with Van der Walt banging over two early penalties as Glasgow went by the horrors on the bottom.
Over and over Hamish Watson jackalled them into frustration and time as soon as more their penalty count mounted. With the newly clarified rules of the breakdown utilizing them to distraction, Glasgow conceded six penalties in the hole 12 minutes. Total, they shipped shut to 20.
Issues settled after a whereas. Hastings made it 6-3 then Horne darted over after Fraser Brown’s hack ahead and Blair Kinghorn’s concerns in mopping up brought Glasgow to the Edinburgh 22. The brink between these gamers was on bellow in the instant aftermath when Stuart McInally hoiked Hastings round the neck as the wing-half went to contain a mighty time the score. He exacted revenge when adding the conversion to make it 10-6 Glasgow.
The lead was short lived. Glasgow held out effectively below heavy rigidity however the stress was too mighty in the conclude. When Groom discovered a sliver of enviornment at the facet of a ruck on the toll road, the scrum-half took profit. Van der Walt’s boot made it 13-10.
It switched as soon as more fair after the half hour when persistence and accuracy and carries from Oli Kebble and Zander Fagerson had Edinburgh in effort. Hastings was on hand to capitalise on the snort of his front-row heavies.
A two-level lead at the destroy was two facets too many for Richard Cockerill’s liking. He took off Rory Sutherland and WP Nel trying for better carriers and extra aggression.
The person they wanted on the ball extra than any varied was Van der Merwe and he duly obliged on the hour with one in every of his trademark breaks. When the soon-to-be Scotland Test flit gets up a head of steam then it takes a hell of an effort to conclude him in his tracks.
When he barrelled sure Glasgow would contain known straight they had been in effort. He stepped out of doors Hastings, fended-off George Horne after which cushioned a one-handed offload to Groom, who ran in his 2nd score of the evening.
Van der Walt’s conversion and a penalty soon after put Edinburgh eight facets sure. Glasgow never looked able to mounting a comeback. When Edinburgh upped the intensity after an hour, they never had an resolution to it.
There was a third Edinburgh try before the conclude when Shiel ran faraway from three jaded Glasgow defenders to score a class. Three scrum-half tries. A tight evening for the Edinburgh 9s. The conversion made it double rankings. A sore one for new Glasgow coach, Danny Wilson. A exact enhance for his counterpart Cockerill as the semi-closing looms.
Glasgow Warriors: (15) H Jones (14) T Seymour (13) N Grigg (12) P Horne (11) R Tagive (10) A Hastings (9) A Mark; (1) O Kebble (2) F Brown (captain) (3) Z Fagerson (4) R Gray (5) S Cummings (6) Capture Harley (7) M Fagerson (8) R Wilson
Replacements: (16) G Turner (17) D Evans (18) D Rae (19) Good enough McDonald (20) T Gordon (21) G Horne (22) N Matawalu (23) Glenn Bryce
Edinburgh: (15) B Kinghorn (14) E Sau (13) M Bennett (12) C Dean (11) D van der Merwe (10) J van der Walt (9) N Groom; (1) R Sutherland (2) S McInally (captain) (3) W Nel (4) A Davidson (5) G Gilchrist (6) L Crosbie (7) H Watson (8) V Mata
Replacements: M Willemse (16) P Schoeman (17) S Berghan (18) J Hodgson (19) N Haining (20) C Shiel (21) N Chamberlain (22) G Taylor