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Watch: Connacht Concede Fastest Try In Pro14 History In Defeat To Edinburgh

Watch: Connacht Concede Fastest Try In Pro14 History In Defeat To Edinburgh
By Maurice Brosnan

Connacht fell to a 29-22 defeat last night against Edinburgh in a game that saw the fastest try in the league's history.

The result leaves them in fifth position, four points ahead of Ospreys with two games more played. Connacht did well to overcome a remarkable opening ten seconds that saw the Scottish side kick-off, block down Tieran O'Halloran's clearance and touchdown thanks to Dougie Fife. The previous record was 18 seconds and stood since 2005's Dragons v Cardiff game.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hxS3caAV1mw

Connacht looked effective and lively with ball in hand but once again defensively they were suspect and allowed Duncan Weir to come off the bench and punish with successive penalties in the closing exchanges. The result means any hopes of a Champions Cup qualification will be via the one-off conference playoff.

Their attention will now turn to Gloucester, who travel to Galway next week for their Challenge Cup quarter-final.

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