Exiles hold off Leeds

London Irish secured their first away win for 10 months although Leeds put up a good fight and the Exiles must have been very concerned.

Leigh Hinton & Tom Biggs scored tries for Leeds in the second half and put the result for London Irish in doubt after Leeds trailed 6-16 at the break.

Final Score Leeds 24-26 London Irish



Leeds (6) 24
Tries: Hinton, Biggs
Cons: Di Bernardo
Pens: Di Bernardo 4

London Irish (16) 26
Tries: Armitage, De Vedia, Tagicakibau, Paice
Pens: Hewat 2



Leeds Carnegie: Hinton, Holtby, Hepworth, Blackett, Biggs, Di Bernardo, Bedford, MacDonald, Ma’asi, McGee, Bouza, Lund, Dunbar, Clark, Oakley.
Replacements: Pala’amo, Parkes, Paul, Balding, Brooks, Tuilagi, Vickerman.

London Irish: Hewat, De Vedia, D. Armitage, Geraghty, Tagicakibau, Hickey, Hodgson, Lea’aetoa, Coetzee, Rautembach, Kennedy, Casey, Roche, Danaher, Thorpe.
Replacements: D Murphy, Paice, Hudson, P Murphy, S Armitage, Fury, Tiesi.

Referee: Martin Fox (RFU)




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