Exiles Defeated👊 in Edinburgh

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London Irish were unable to back up their victory in Paris, losing 50-20 against Edinburgh at BT Murrayfield in Round 3 of the European Rugby Challenge Cup.

The Pro 14 side ran in eight tries as they cemented their position at the top of Pool 4.

Irish’s scores came in the shape of Ben Ransom, former Edinburgh favourite Mike Coman and replacement scrum-half Ben Meehan.

Starting the contest well, a new look Exiles front row of Manasa Saulo, Saia Fainga’a and Scotland international Gordon Reid spearheaded a dominant pack in the early exchanges giving Tommy Bell the chance to put 3 points on the scoreboard with a penalty in the sixth minute.

Trailing 5-3 with 10 minutes on the clock, Irish’s scrum was in fine fettle as they pinned Edinburgh inside their own 22 for a long period. However, the visitors were unable to make their pressure count and the Scots came away unscathed.

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