22-19

Commentary

  • FT

  • 80

    Just enough time for a restart and Saints are over the ball quickly. Gibson comes away with the ball and Mallinder boots it into the Tetley's Stand!!

  • 79

    PENALTY TRY SAINT!!!!!!

    Haywood is over the line but Tempest sees an offence from Gloucester in the build ump and gets under the posts!!!!

    22 - 19
  • 79

    Saints maul from the lineout and are pushing hard!! ARE THEY OVER???? We're with the TMO...

  • 78

    Overthrow from Gloucester at the lineout and Saints are pushing HARD! Stephenson gets them up to the 22 before they earn a penalty at the breakdown when Gloucester play the nine. Mallinder goes for the corner.

  • 77

    Saints earn a penalty at the scrum and Mallinder goes for the corner. His kick finds Woodward though who does well to keep it in. Gloucester play on. Messy handling finds them back in their own 22 though and Saints are up quickly in defence. Gloucester earn a penalty at the breakdown though and Twelvetrees clears. Lineout Gloucester.

  • 75

    Wood steals the lineout and Reinach, who came on for Groom just before the lineout, boxes forwards. Woodward is there but he drops the ball. Scrum Saints.

  • 73

    Penalty Gloucester at the scrum and Twelvetrees sends it into the corner for a lineout inside Saints' 22.

  • 72

    Gloucester slowly work their way into Saints' 22 and though the home defence is holding strong for now, Gloucester are still pushing hard. They chip through and Saints collect. Mallinder sends a cross field over for Stephenson and though the centre makes some ground his offload to Pisi goes forwards. Scrum Gloucester just outside Saints' 22.

  • 69

    Penalty Gloucester at the scrum. They kick to touch for a lineout.

  • 68

    Matu'u, Balmain and Savage come on for Hanson, Afoa and Galarza for Gloucester.

  • 68

    Saints come quickly off the scrum and make it back into Gloucester's half. Foden and Tuala link up in the midfield but Tuala's offload comes forwards off Api's shoulder. Scrum Gloucester.

  • 66

    Gloucester take the lineout well but knock on just after and Saints have the scrum.

  • 65

    Twelvetrees replaces Williams for Gloucester while we set for the lineout.

  • 65

    Gloucester steal the lineout again but clear badly and Saints are back in attack. Mallinder goes for a clear but his kick goes straight out. Lineout Gloucester.

  • 64

    Ma'afu leaves for a HIA while van Wyk comes on for Saints.

  • 64

    22 drop Saints then and though Gloucester collect, they force their guest to knock on and Mallinder kicks through into space with the advantage. Gloucester clear but Saints have the lineout just outside Gloucester's 22.

  • 62

    Paterson comes onto the field for Saints at Harrison leaves for a HIA.

  • 62

    Williams...

    ... sends this kick wide of the mark too.

    15 - 19
  • 61

    Penalty Gloucester at the lineout and Williams goes for the posts.

  • 61

    Morgan and Heinz are replaced by Ludlow and Vellacott for Gloucester.

  • 60

    Gloucester steal the lineout again and but Harrison rips the ball from his opposite just after and Saints are well back in attack. They lose the ball at the ruck and Woodward chases a Heinz chip but Foden gets there and clear. Lineout Gloucester.

  • 58

    Penalty Saints at the breakdown and Mallinder sends the ball into touch for a lineout on halfway.

  • 57

    Mallinder...

    ... sends the conversion through to bring things back within a score!

    15 - 19
  • 56

    TRYYYYYYYY GROOMYYY!!!!

    Brilliant stuff from the scrum-half as he dinks his way through the Gloucester defence!!

  • 55

    Pisi gets up for the restart and Saints are instantly on the attack! The Samoan wing gets close before the forwards take over.

  • 54

    Haywood replaces the skipper Hartley as we restart.

  • 54

    Williams...

    ... sends the conversion wide though.

    8 - 19
  • 53

    Try Gloucester.

    Afoa makes it over after Williams breaks through Saints' line.

    8 - 19
  • 52

    Gloucester get up and disrupt the lineout before earning themselves a penalty at the breakdown just after. Lineout Gloucester just outside Saints' 22.

  • 51

    Penalty Saints after the trip to the TMO and Mallinder sends it into touch for a lineout on halfway.

  • 50

    Mallinder clears from the back of the scrum after some good play from Groom and Stephenson. We're with the TMO though to see if there's foul play by Gloucester in the build up though.

  • 49

    Gloucester maul from the lineout but Lawes disrupts it and Saints are able to hold them up. Scrum Saints inside their own 22.

  • 48

    Stephenson comes on to replace Burrell who's helped from the pitch.

  • 48

    Gloucester are pushing inside Saints' 22 and get close through Halaifonua, they're still pushing and earn a penalty at the breakdown even though Saints come out with the ball. Gloucester opt for a lineout just metres from Saints' line.

  • 47

    Brookes replaces Ford-Robinson as we set for this lineout.

  • 46

    Trinder chips through off the back of the scrum but Tuala is there. Saints are back in attack and Pisi charges through the middle. A knock on sees Gloucester with the ball but Mallinder collects their chip and puts Saints back in attack. The home side are pinged at the breakdown though and Gloucester opt for a lineout just inside Saints' 22.

  • 44

    Saints look good in attack but the TMO calls us back for a Saints knock on and Gloucester have the scrum.

  • 43

    Good pressure from Saints forces Heinz to box again and this time Saints have the lineout just outside Gloucester's 22.

  • 42

    Saints get so close to scoring but Pisi's pass to Tuala finds touch and Gloucester have the lineout. Heinz boxes off the back of it but Pisi is there. Mallinder sends a grubber through to within inches of the Gloucester line. Lineout Gloucester.

  • 40

    Saints in possession from collecting their own restart and they've made it up the 22 already. Great attacking start!

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    AND WE'RE BACK UNDERWAY!

  • HT

  • 40

    Saints make some good progress. Pisi chips through but Gloucester collects and play on. Scrappy handling finds Gloucester with the lineout. Williams kicks through and Saints have the lineout. They knock on but that ends the half.

  • 38

    Gloucester come flying at Saints off the lineout but the home defence holds and forces Gloucester to knock on. Tempest awards them a penalty too. Mallinder goes for touch. Lineout Saints well inside Gloucester's half.

  • 36

    Scrappy play from Gloucester before Heinz clears, his kick doesn't find touch but Foden's does and Gloucester have the lineout just outside Saints' 22.

  • 35

    Williams sends a cross field over for Woodward and though he gets there, Tuala and Foden are quickly in defence. Heinz boxes again and Tuala is there to take it. He drinks through before Mallinder kicks through to space in behind. Halaifonua clears and Saints have the lineout.

  • 33

    Heinz boxes from the restart and though Ratuniyarawa is there, Tempest deems him to have knocked on. Scrum Gloucester.

  • 38

    Williams...

    ... sends the conversion through.

    8 - 14
  • 31

    Try Gloucester.

    Afoa gets over for the away side even though Wood looked to have been over the ball the phase before.

    8 - 12
  • 31

    Afoa scampers up the wing for Gloucester and they're within inches here...

  • 29

    A huge shove from Gloucester sees them turn the ball at the scrum and though Burrell nearly intercepts just after the away side still have the ball.

  • 28

    A huge hit from Pisi sees Gloucester knock on into touch and Saints opt for the scrum.

  • 27

    Groom boxes but the wind carries the ball out and Gloucester have a lineout just outside Saints' 22.

  • 26

    Mallinder...

    ... sends the ball straight through the uprights.

    8 - 7
  • 25

    Ratuniyarawa returns as Mallinder sets up for his kick.

    5 - 7
  • 24

    Wood is up for the lineout again and Saints come off the back of it quickly. Burrell charges up before Pisi dunks his way through. Tuala is there for the offload and makes some more yards. Saints are pushing hard here with an advatage coming. Eventually we come back for it. Penalty Saints and Mallinder points for the posts.

  • 23

    Penalty Saints at the scrum. Mallinder sends it into the corner for a lineout just outside Gloucester's 22.

  • 21

    The HIA is reversed for Gloucester with Afoa returning and Balmain making way.

  • 21

    Wood gets up for the lineout and Mallinder sends a cross field over for Pisi but Trinder is there. We play on for a time but come back for the knock on by Pisi. Scrum Gloucester.

  • 20

    Saints defend well at the lineout and push Gloucester back but the away side still have the ball. The TMO intervenes and Saints are awarded a penalty at the breakdown. Mallinder sends the ball into touch for a lineout.

  • 20

    Gloucester are attacking before Tempest awards them another penalty. Williams sends it into touch for a Gloucester lineout just metres out.

  • 18

    Groom boxes off the lineout but Saints are pinged for being accidentally offside and Gloucester have the scrum just metres from Saints' line.

  • 16

    Gloucester maul from the lineout before coming quickly off the back of it. Heinz sends a grubber through for a Saints lineout but right back in their own 22.

  • 16

    Penalty Gloucester again at the breakdown at Saints are penalised for not rolling. Williams sends the ball into touch for a lineout just inside Saints' half.

  • 15

    Tempest also decides to send Ratuniyarawa to the sin bin for ten minutes.

  • 15

    Penalty Try Gloucester.

    The maul gets close enough for Ian Tempest's liking as he gets under the posts to award the penalty try.

    5 - 7
  • 14

    Gloucester maul from the lineout and though Saints hold them for a time the away side find their momentum and are charging for the line.

  • 13

    Penalty Gloucester at the breakdown and Williams sends the ball into touch for a lineout just inside the Saints' 22.

  • 12

    Balmain replaces Afoa for Gloucester as we restart.

  • 12

    Mallinder...

    ... sends the conversion into the right upright but what a brilliant start from Saints!

    5 - 0
  • 11

    TRYYYYYYYYYYY KENNY!!!

    Brilliant work from Saints to create a two-man overlap and Pisi doesn't need his outside man, making the yards himself! Great score!!

    5 - 0
  • 10

    Eventually we get the scrum down after a few re-sets and Morgan picks it off the back. Good defence from Saints forces Heinz to box and Tuala is there. Saints work well to get the ball wide before the forwards take over after they're in the 22.

  • 8

    Brilliant hands from Burrell keep the ball in play as him and Harrison team up out wide. Saints are up to the Gloucester 22 now but Horne's offload to Hartley just goes forwards and Gloucester will have the put in at the first scrum of the afternoon.

  • 7

    Morgan fails to move at the breakdown and Saints earn another penalty. Mallinder sends it into touch for another lineout just outside Gloucester's 22.

  • 5

    Super effort from Foden to get up for the ball and Saints are firmly in attack now.

  • 5

    Williams...

    ... sends the kick way left of the posts. Saints have the 22 drop.

    0 - 0
  • 4

    Groom boxes from the back of the lineout to clear the danger and Gloucester have the lineout just outside 22. The away side earn the penalty there though as their jumper is in the air. Williams points to the posts.

  • 3

    Saints work hard off the lineout but have the ball ripped and Gloucester make their attack. Halaifonua makes some ground before it comes wide to the other wing. Gibson is there to push Woodward into touch though. Lineout Saints inside their own 22.

  • 1

    Good clearance from Saints at the kick-off but Gloucester still have the lineout. Though the away side push, Lawes gets over the ball at the breakdown and Saints earn the penalty. Mallinder sends it into touch for a Saints lineout just inside the Gloucester half.

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    HERE WE GO!

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