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  • Fenby,
    Penalty goals: Thomas (2), Williams,
14 - 13

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  • Fife,
    Penalty goals: Leonard (2),
    Conversions: Leonard,
  • Guinness PRO12
  • 1st Mar 2013
  • KO 19:05
  • Ground: Parc y Scarlets, Llanelli
  • Att: 6,314

RaboDirect PRO12 match report - Scarlets move into play-off places with Edinburgh triumph

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The Scarlets moved into the top four in the RaboDirect PRO12 table after recording an unconvincing 14-13 victory over Edinburgh at Parc y Scarlets on Friday night.

While a play-off place continues to look a distinct possibility for the Welsh outfit, they looked anything but title contenders during a lacklustre display in front of their home fans.

Andy Fenby's first half try was a moment of rare quality on a night where both Owen Williams and Aled Thomas endured a kicking display to forget.

Winger Fenby opened the scoring on seven minutes but Edinburgh, who have now lost seven consecutive league matches, took a 10-8 lead into the interval thanks to Dougie Fife's try and two penalties from the boot of Harry Leonard.

Scarlets dominated proceedings after the break but squandered the chance to take the lead on three occasions due to the profligacy of Thomas and Williams.

The latter eventually edged the hosts ahead with 13 minutes remaining, but not before Edinburgh had been reduced to 14 men after ill-discipline from Fife.

Edinburgh threatened a late rally but Scarlets held on for a fourth successive home win, which sees them go fourth at the expense of Ospreys, who play Munster on Saturday.

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TimeFixture
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Sunday 23rd November
Guinness PRO12
14:30Treviso vs Leinster
16:00Edinburgh vs Cardiff Blues
Friday 28th November
19:35Cardiff Blues vs Treviso
19:35Munster vs Ulster
Saturday 29th November
15:00Zebre vs Edinburgh
17:15Leinster vs Ospreys
19:30Connacht vs Scarlets
Sunday 30th November
16:00Glasgow vs Newport Gwent D'gons
Friday 19th December
19:35Cardiff Blues vs Scarlets
19:35Edinburgh vs Benetton Treviso
19:35Leinster vs Connacht
Saturday 20th December
14:40Glasgow vs Munster
17:15Ospreys vs Ulster
Sunday 21st December
16:00Newport Gwent D'gons vs Zebre
Friday 26th December
14:05Cardiff Blues vs Newport Gwent D'gons
17:00Munster vs Leinster
Saturday 27th December
TBCUlster vs Connacht
14:40Glasgow vs Edinburgh
16:00Zebre vs Benetton Treviso
17:15Ospreys vs Scarlets
Thursday 1st January
14:05Newport Gwent D'gons vs Cardiff Blues
Saturday 3rd January
TBCBenetton Treviso vs Zebre
14:40Leinster vs Ulster
17:05Scarlets vs Ospreys
Friday 9th January
19:35Connacht vs Edinburgh

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