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Ackermann Gloucester reach European Challenge final


Johan Ackermann Gloucester side has made the final of the European Challenge Cup when they beat Newcastle 33-12 on Friday.

They were a class of their own on the night and scored four great tries with four penalties.

They looked the better side from the start of the game and did not let Newcastle in the game at all.

There defence was great on the night to compliment the total game they played on the night.

Gloucester just had too much pace in the back and their forwards dominated.



Tries – Ben Vellacott(75′) Billy Burns(47′) Motu Matu’u(42′) Tom Marshall(21′)

Penalties – Billy Twelvetrees(69′) Billy Twelvetrees(59′) Billy Twelvetrees(59′) Billy Twelvetrees(27′)

Cons – Billy Twelvetrees(76′) Billy Twelvetrees(44′)



Tries – Scott Lawson(54′) Scott Lawson(9′)

Penalties – None

Cons – Joel Hodgson(55′)

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  1. Didn’t they make this final last year?

    I’ll give him the benefit of the doubt, but Mitchell is the master

  2. @bryce_in_oz: They came second last year as well – so hardly zeroes. This is also a second tier competition – so not close to the top dog league.

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