Gloucester hammer London Irish in Challenge Cup

Gloucester hammered their Premiership rivals London Irish 47-3 in Amlin Challenge Cup Pool 1 clash at Kingsholm on Saturday.

An incredible four tries from Shane Monahan was the highlight of the match in which Gloucester ran in six tries to none.

More to follow.

Final Score Gloucester 47 (23) London Irish 3 (3)


Tries: Monahan 4, Cook, Robson
Penalties: Burns 3
Conversions: Burns 4

London Irish
Penalties: Homer

Match Officials
Neil Paterson (Sco),
Assistant ref: David Changleng (Sco),
Assistant ref: Adrian Graves (Sco)


Gloucester Rugby: Rob Cook; Charlie Sharples, Mike Tindall, Billy Twelvetrees, Shane Monahan; Freddie Burns, Jimmy Cowan; Dan Murphy, Darren Dawiduik, Rupert Harden, Will James, James Hamilton (c), Tom Savage, Akapusi Qera, Ben Morgan.

Replacements: Koree Britton, Nick Wood, Shaun Knight, Sione Kalamafoni, Matt Cox, Dan Robson, Tim Molenaar, Martyn Thomas.

London Irish: Tom Homer; Topsy Ojo, Jonathan Joseph, Guy Armitage, Anthony Watson; Shane Geraghty, Darren Allinson; Max Lahiff, David Paice, Halani Aulika, James Sandford, Bryn Evans (c), Kieran Low, Jamie Gibson, Chris Hala’ufia.

Replacements: Scott Lawson, Jerry Yanuyanutawa, Leo Halavatau, Matthew Garvey, Declan Danaher, Sailosi Tagicakibau, Steve Shingler, Jack Moates.

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