It wasn't an easy path for Connacht on their way to their first away victory to Munster in 29 years, and their first away win against an Irish province since 2002.
First away win for Connacht against an Irish province in 38 games. 13 years since Mark McHugh dropped a goal v Leinster. 1 draw, 36 defeats
— Rob Murphy (@murphyrob) November 28, 2015
But it could have been so different had they not shown some serious balls to survive after referee Ben Whitehouse somehow awarded Munster a penalty try with fifteen minutes to go. That saw Munster get to within a point. Twitter was united in their belief that Connacht shouldn't have been punished so severely, after John Muldoon was adjudged to have prevented Conway from scoring a try:
#connachtrugby THAT IS DISGRACEFUL
— Dave Finn (@Furlo) November 28, 2015
@andymcgeady what a shocker by the ref! Pat Lam looked speechless in the stand.
— maevecarney (@maevecarney) November 28, 2015
I have no idea how you ask for the wide angle replay, acknowledge there was a covering player and then make that call.
— Andy McGeady (@andymcgeady) November 28, 2015
— Gráinne Seoige (@grainne_seoige) November 28, 2015
— Neil Mulvihill (@N_Mulv15) November 28, 2015
Oh dear. That is rough on Connacht
— Sinéad Kissane (@sineadkissane) November 28, 2015
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