Ulster coach Dan McFarland says his crew’s errors opened the door for 14-man Leinster to battle again from 22-3 all the way down to win 38-29 on the RDS Area.
It’s Ulster’s second defeat of the season by Leinster, who maintained their 100% document within the URC.
“We made a number of errors in the course of the sector which allowed Leinster to get on the entrance foot,” stated McFarland.
“Now we have to have a look at the errors we made within the third quarter and ensure we iron them out.”
Leinster prop Cian Healy was sent-off on 21 minutes and Ulster took cost with three tries however Ronan Kelleher went over for the hosts simply the break and so they went on dominate the second half.
The leaders capitalised on Ulster being briefly diminished to 13 males after yellow playing cards for James Hume and Nick Timoney.
Ulster missed a golden likelihood of beating Leinster in Dublin for the second straight season and they’ll now flip their focus to Europe with subsequent weekend’s Champions Cup opener towards Sale.
“There’s lots of momentum with Leinster moving into at half-time with the attempt to the errors allowed them area place and to actually get again into the sport,” added McFarland.
“Clearly the 2 yellow playing cards have been pricey. From my perspective the lads gave rather a lot, they labored onerous however we clearly have to be higher in that interval.
“To get three tries forward after they went all the way down to 14 we put some good play in, pressured a transition attempt to a few good tries of their 22 with our energy play – we’ll take rather a lot from that.
“No person comes right here to make errors and if you play a facet pretty much as good as Leinster you’re put beneath a little bit of strain or numerous strain and it’s totally tough to play.
“There isn’t any room for licking our wounds – we’ll get again to it on Monday and have just a little little bit of a overview, then have a great preview on Sale and get our heads down and work onerous at that.”