Gloucester put the LV Cup boot into London Welsh

Aled Thomas kicked six penalties for Gloucester to earn his side a 9-18 Anglo Welsh LV= Cup victory over London Welsh at the Kassam Stadium.

The loss for London Welsh is their tenth straight loss in all competitions since they returned to the Premiership.

The Exiles squandered a great chance to pull off their first win, as despite having the stronger pack, they lacked the control and firepower behind the scrum to secure victory, with three penalties from Will Robinson being the only response.

The result means Gloucester maintained their interest in the competition with home games against Harlequins and Ospreys still to come.

Final Score London Welsh 9 (9) Gloucester 18 (9)


London Welsh
Tries –
Pen -Robinson (3)
Con –
Drop –

Tries –
Pen – Thomas (6)
Con –
Drop –

Match Officials
Rhys Thomas (Wales)
Assistant referees: Nigel Carrick (England), Gareth Copsey (England)
Timekeeper: David Hudson (England)
Assessor: Nigel Yates (England)


London Welsh

15 Alan Awcock, 14 Seb Stegmann, 13 Nic Reynolds, 12 Tom May (c), 11 Nick Scott, 10 Will Robinson, 9 Paul Rowley, 8 Ben Pienaar, 7 Nathan Vella, 6 Peter Browne, 5 James Down, 4 Dean Schofield, 3 Jack Gilding, 2 Koree Britton, 1 Shane Cahill.

Replacements: 16 Nathan Morris, 17 Taione Vea, 18 Ben Cooper, 19 Matt Corker, 20 Jesse Liston, 21 Rob Lewis, 22 Gordon Ross, 23 Rhys Crane.


15 Steve McColl, 14 Shane Monahan, 13 Tom Isaacs, 12 Billy Meakes, 11 Steph Reynolds, 10 Aled Thomas (capt), 9 Callum Braley, 8 Gareth Evans, 7 Dan Thomas, 6 Lewis Ludlow, 5 Tom Hicks, 4 Elliott Stooke, 3 Shaun Knight, 2 Luke Cole, 1 Yann Thomas.

Replacements: 16 Will Goodrick-Clarke, 17 James Gibbons, 18 Jack Spencer, 19 Rob Fuller, 20 Will Safe, 21 Harry Bassett, 22 Billy Burns, 23 Charlie Norman.

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