Lions man up then fade against Munster

While they generally defended with grit there were also soft moments where they handed the home team a free pass.

At least two of Munster’s tries could have been avoided had the Lions showed more application in defence.

The Lions grabbed the early lead through a Jordan Hendrikse penalty but they soon lost that advantage when Scott Buckley crossed for the hosts.

His effort went unconverted and the Lions, despite the conditions seemed to gain some traction around the quarter mark.

Their efforts however came to naught as solid defence and handling errors thwarted their advances.

In fact, it was the home team that scored next once they were able to get out of th

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