Final Minute Blow For Warriors

OSPREYS 16 GLASGOW WARRIORS 13A Gavin Henson penalty kick in the final minute of the game dealt a crushing blow to Glasgow Warriors and pulled The Ospreys three points ahead at the final whistle at Liberty Stadium this evening. The Warriors had led from the start until Ospreys stand-off Shaun Connor pulled the Welsh side equal in the 63rd minute, setting up the tense finally.Glasgow had taken an early lead through their half back partnership: Dan Parks slotting a penalty in the second minute and scrum half Sam Pinder (pictured) crossing the line for a try 10 minutes later, which Parks converted.But it took only five minutes for The Ospreys to answer back with a try from Richard Mustoe, but it was unconverted and Glasgow went into the break 13-5 up.The Ospreys were first to score in the second half with a try from flanker Steve Tandy, but it went unconverted, leaving The Ospreys three points adrift of the Glaswegians._With wins from their previous seven home matches a?" the last two against Scottish opposition (the Gunners and the Reivers) a?" The Ospreys would not settle, though, and Connor then Henson kicked them to victory.That meant the Warriors came away with a bonus point for being within seven points at the final whistle, but ita?'s scant consolation for such a close result, particularly in their first outing under new head-coach Sean Lineen.Ospreys a?" Stefan Terblanche; Richard Mustoe, Sonny Parker, Gavin Henson, Shane Williams; Shaun Connor, Martin Roberts; Duncan Jones, Huw Bennett, Adam Jones, Alun Wyn Jones, Ian Evans, Jonathan Thomas, James Bater, Steve Tandy. Substitutes a?" Andrew Bishop for Williams (32 minutes), Jason Spice for Roberts (57), Lyndon Bateman for Evans (68), Richard Hibbard for Bennett (74). Not used a?" Andrew Millward, Des Dillon, James Hook.Tries, Mustoe, Tandy; penalty goals, Connor, Henson.Glasgow Warriors a?" Graydon Staniforth; Rory Lamont, Hefin Oa?"Hare, Andrew Henderson, Mike Roberts; Dan Parks, Sam Pinder; Kevin Tkachuk, Scott Lawson, Euan Murray, James Eddie, Dan Turner, John Barclay, Jon Petrie (captain),_Donnie Macfadyen. Substitutes a?" Steve Swindall for Macfadyen (52), Fergus Thomson for Lawson (62), Craig Hamilton for Eddie (62), Calvin Howarth for Pinder (63), Lee Harrison for Murray (67). Not used a?" John Beattie, Spencer Davey.Try, Pinder; conversion, Parks; penalty goals, Parks (2).Referee: Alain Rolland (Ireland).Attendance a?" 4000.OSPREYS 16 GLASGOW WARRIORS 13A Gavin Henson penalty kick in the final minute of the game dealt a crushing blow to Glasgow Warriors and pulled The Ospreys three points ahead at the final whistle at Liberty Stadium this evening. The Warriors had led from the start until Ospreys stand-off Shaun Connor pulled the Welsh side equal in the 63rd minute, setting up the tense finally.Glasgow had taken an early lead through their half back partnership: Dan Parks slotting a penalty in the second minute and scrum half Sam Pinder (pictured) crossing the line for a try 10 minutes later, which Parks converted.But it took only five minutes for The Ospreys to answer back with a try from Richard Mustoe, but it was unconverted and Glasgow went into the break 13-5 up.The Ospreys were first to score in the second half with a try from flanker Steve Tandy, but it went unconverted, leaving The Ospreys three points adrift of the Glaswegians._With wins from their previous seven home matches a?" the last two against Scottish opposition (the Gunners and the Reivers) a?" The Ospreys would not settle, though, and Connor then Henson kicked them to victory.That meant the Warriors came away with a bonus point for being within seven points at the final whistle, but ita?'s scant consolation for such a close result, particularly in their first outing under new head-coach Sean Lineen.Ospreys a?" Stefan Terblanche; Richard Mustoe, Sonny Parker, Gavin Henson, Shane Williams; Shaun Connor, Martin Roberts; Duncan Jones, Huw Bennett, Adam Jones, Alun Wyn Jones, Ian Evans, Jonathan Thomas, James Bater, Steve Tandy. Substitutes a?" Andrew Bishop for Williams (32 minutes), Jason Spice for Roberts (57), Lyndon Bateman for Evans (68), Richard Hibbard for Bennett (74). Not used a?" Andrew Millward, Des Dillon, James Hook.Tries, Mustoe, Tandy; penalty goals, Connor, Henson.Glasgow Warriors a?" Graydon Staniforth; Rory Lamont, Hefin Oa?"Hare, Andrew Henderson, Mike Roberts; Dan Parks, Sam Pinder; Kevin Tkachuk, Scott Lawson, Euan Murray, James Eddie, Dan Turner, John Barclay, Jon Petrie (captain),_Donnie Macfadyen. Substitutes a?" Steve Swindall for Macfadyen (52), Fergus Thomson for Lawson (62), Craig Hamilton for Eddie (62), Calvin Howarth for Pinder (63), Lee Harrison for Murray (67). Not used a?" John Beattie, Spencer Davey.Try, Pinder; conversion, Parks; penalty goals, Parks (2).Referee: Alain Rolland (Ireland).Attendance a?" 4000.