RaboDirect Pro12 - Ulster maintain perfect start at Treviso

Ulster maintained their 100 per cent record in the RaboDirect Pro12 with a 16-15 victory at Benetton Treviso in Italy.

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Ulster have won all their domestic matches this season

A week after an unimpressive success over bottom club Zebre, Mark Anscombe's side turned an interval deficit into a narrow victory over Treviso.

Peter Nelson's try and consistent kicking from Niall O'Connor enabled them to prevail by a single point.

Edinburgh halted a dismal run of form in the RaboDirect PRO12 when they saw off current champions Ospreys 23-13 to record their first win in six matches.

The visitors, who had eight players absent on international duty, could have few complaints after coming second best to opponents with seven men away representing their country in all facets of the game and with a breakdown in discipline that saw two players yellow carded.

Willem Nel touched down for the home side and stand off Gregor Hunter booted the remaining points with six penalties, while Matthew Morgan contributed all of the Ospreys points with a self-converted try and two penalties.

A penalty in each half from Ian Madigan handed European champions Leinster a narrow 6-0 win over hosts Glasgow in the RaboDirect Pro12.

The Irish outfit have been heavily hit by call-ups for the autumn internationals but were nevertheless able to register a low-scoring victory over the Warriors, who came into the game on a six-game winning streak.

Fly-half Madigan found the posts in the fifth minute and again in the 49th to claim the only points of the night.

Newport Gwent Dragons moved further clear of bottom club Zebre with a home 14-3 victory over Connacht in the RaboDirect Pro12.

Patrick Leach's try and a hat-trick of penalties from Tom Prydie were enough to give the home side a third win of the season.

The visitors, who only had Dan Parks' first-half penalty to show for their efforts, are now only one point better off than their opponents.

Most teams were operating at below full strength due to the international programme this weekend.

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