Madigan magic seals dramatic comeback victory to set up derby decider in Dublin

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Madigan mobbed after winning kick. Pic: Getty Images.

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Fly-half Ian Madigan kicked Ulster into their first final since 2013 as his late penalty earned them a 22-19 win over Edinburgh in their Guinness Pro14 semi-final.

It was a dramatic comeback victory - they twice trailed by 12 points, 12-0 and 19-7. 

Madigan slotted the winning points with the last kick of the game at Murrayfield to send Ulster to this Saturday's final when they will face inter-pro rivals Leinster at the Aviva Stadium.

Man of the match Rob Lyttle, Rob Herring and John Andrew all scored tries in the victory as Dan McFarland’s men won their first game since returning from lockdown.

The head coach hailed match-winner Madigan as a big time player:

Captain Billy Burns says it was an exceptional team performance:


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