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News24.com | Lions come from behind to down Ospreys and secure first URC win of the season

News24.com | Lions come from behind to down Ospreys and secure first URC win of the season

The Lions have beaten the Ospreys in their United Rugby Championship clash to bounce back from losing to the Bulls last weekend. 

Ivan van Rooyen’s charges secured a 28-27 win in a match where they only led twice in the game, but most importantly at the final whistle when it counted.

The Ospreys, who led 19-13 at half-time, outscored the visitors in the try stakes, with  Keelan Giles (2), Rhys Webb and Dewi Lake dotting down.

Flyhalf Jack Walsh kicked two conversions and a penalty. 

The Lion crossed the whitewash thanks to Francke Horn, Sanele Nohamba and Edwill van der Merwe with Gianni Lombard landing two conversions and three penalties. 

The Lions remain in Wales where they take on Cardiff next weekend. 

Scorers:

Ospreys

Tries:  Keelan Giles (2), Rhys Webb and Dewi Lake

Conversions: Jack Walsh (2)

Penalty: Jack Walsh

Lions

Tries: Francke Horn, Sanele Nohamba, Edwill van der Merwe

Conversions: Gianni Lombard (2)

Penalties: Gianni Lombard (3)

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