"There were a few standard spins (for the try), it was a nice play and the forwards got it going and I got the inside ball and I was glad to get over," Gilroy told the Belfast Telegraph.
"Conditions weren't great but I thought we did well and I don't think the scoreline was a fair assessment of the game.
"I thought there were times we looked really dominant. From a back's point of view and in the backfield where I thought we hadn't done so well in the last couple of games I thought we covered well, it was a good win.
"It was good to get the victory and it should give us a bit of a confidence boost for going down to Dublin next week.
"The Six Nations is just round the corner and it's a good chance to put your hand up for selection but we're with Ulster now and that's where we need to get the work done."
The returning Chris Henry revealed Ulster skipper Darren Cave heralded the impact of his side's replacements as the Irish province maintained their position near the GUINNESS PRO12 summit with a 36-17 victory over Cardiff Blues.