Gloucester beat Newcastle Falcons in LV Cup

Gloucester secured one of their biggest victories this season when they beat Premiership rivals 20-3 at Kingsholm on Saturday.

Gloucester outscored Dean Richards’ Newcastle Falcons by two tries to one in the match.

Full-back Rob Cook opened the scoring with a try in the eighth minute with England fly-half Freddie Burns converting.

Rory Clegg scored the Falcons’ only points with a penalty shortly afterwards, but from then on Newcastle were left to watch Gloucester tick the scoreboard over.

Burns added a penalty either side of half-time before Mike Tindall’s try in the 61st minute confirmed the result.

Final Score Gloucester 20 (10) Newcastle Falcons 3(3)

Scorers

Gloucester
Tries: Cook, Tindall
Cons: Burns 2
Pens: Burns 2
Yellow Card: Knight

Newcastle
Pen: Clegg
Yellow Card: Vickers

Match Officials
Referee:
Neil Hennessy (Wales)
Assistant referees: Roger Baileff (England), Andrew Pearce (England)
Timekeeper: Tony Turner (England)

Teams

Gloucester: 15 Martyn Thomas, 14 James Simpson-Daniel, 13 Mike Tindall, 12 Ryan Mills, 11 Jonny May, 10 Freddie Burns, 9 Dan Robson, 8 Matt Cox, 7 Andy Hazell, 6 Ross Moriarty, 5 Tom Savage (c), 4 Elliott Stooke, 3 Shaun Knight, 2 Huia Edmonds, 1 Nick Wood

Replacements: 16 Dan George, 17 Yann Thomas, 18 Rupert Harden, 19 Will James, 20 Lewis Ludlow, 21 Jimmy Cowan, 22 Billy Burns, 23 Rob Cook

Newcastle: 15 Alex Tait, 14 Noah Cato, 13 Danny Barnes, 12 Adam Powell, 11 Ryan Shortland, 10 Rory Clegg, 9 Warren Fury, 8 Ally Hogg, 7 Will Welch (c), 6 Richard Mayhew, 5 Dom Barrow, 4 Carlo del Fava, 3 Scott Wilson, 2 George McGuigan, 1 Rob Vickers

Replacements: 16 Kieran Brookes, 17 Gary Strain, 18 Grant Shiells, 19 Scott MacLeod, 20 Mark Wilson, 21 Mike Blair, 22 Zach Kibirige, 23 Phil Godman

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