Robinson Reviews Progress

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Andy Robinson praised the attacking flair shown by his Edinburgh side in the aftermath of the win at Connacht on Friday but stressed the players need to cut out the errors.

Edinburgh raced into a convincing 27-point lead at half-time following memorable tries from Simon Webster, Chris Paterson and Mike Blair.

But in difficult conditions, the away side were unable to add to their points tally in the second half with Connacht exploiting two mistakes, an interception and a handling error, to reduce the deficit.

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As a result, Robinson highlighted the team's need to produce an error-free performance in order to keep climbing up the Magners League standings.

Robinson said: "It has been a tough time. All the errors we"ve made so far this season we"ve been punished for. Even against Connacht, we made two errors and they scored two tries as a result.

'that is what has happened throughout the whole season and that is something that we need to be aware of.

"But overall I thought we played well with the wind and that we took the tries well.

"In the second half, we had to keep playing and it was tough playing into the wind.

"We created two or three chances, but we didn't take them. Connacht made it a tough final 15 minutes, but I thought we controlled the game.

"It just seemed that any error we made was punished and we weren't able to get the field position to score the try that we needed.

"We got over the line two or three times, but we just got held up. Credit to Connacht " they defended really well."