Newcastle Falcons upset Gloucester in Premiership

Newcastle Falcons earned their second victory of the Premiership season by beating Glouceser 13-18 at Kingsholm.

The result is Newcastle’s first Premiership victory over the Cherry and White’s at Kingsholm since 2012.

The scores were level at 10 all at half time but in the second half Newcastle outscored Gloucester by 8 points to three thanks to a Alex Tait try and an earlier penalty from Mike Delany.

Gloucester could only add a penalty from Billy Burns in the half.

Final Score Gloucester (10) 13 Newcastle Falcons (10) 18


Tries – Moriarty
Pen – Burns, Laidlaw
Con – Burns
Drop –

Newcastle Falcons
Tries – Waldouck, Tait
Pen – Delany 2
Con – Delany
Drop –


Gloucester: Marshall; Sharples, Scott, Atkinson, Purdy; Burns, Heinz (capt); Thomas, Hibbard, Afoa, Savage, Galarza, Moriarty, Rowan, Morgan.

Replacements: Dawidiuk, Orr, Doran-Jones, Latta, Evans, Laidlaw, Hook, Twelvetrees.

Newcastle: Hammersley; Tait, Waldouck, Socino, Sinoti; Delany, Takulua; Vickers, Lawson, Welsh, Green, Olmstead, Wilson, Welch (c), Hogg

Replacements: Sowrey, Rogers, Ryan, Witty, Temm, Young, Hodgson, Agulla

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