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  • Penalty,
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10 - 16

Edinburgh

  • Atiga,
    Penalty goals: Cuthbert (3),
    Conversions: Cuthbert,
  • Heineken Cup
  • Pool 6
  • 15th Dec 2013
  • KO 15:00
  • Ground: Kingsholm
  • Att: 10,975

Gloucester v Edinburgh - Live

Last updated: 15th December 2013  

Full Time80 Gloucester 10 Edinburgh 16

80 Gloucester take the ball into contact with their forwards, just outside their 22, but their counterparts manage to hold them up andw hen the maul becomes static the referee blows his whistle. That's also the final act of this match and Edinburgh are victorious. They deserve the win as the held the upperhand for most of this match. Gloucester were disappointing and paid for their poor effort in the end.

78 After taking the ball through 27 phases, Nel gets over the line but knocks on at the critical moment!

76 Edinburgh are on the attack close to Gloucester's try-line. They've taken the ball through 20 phases but Gloucester's 14 men are defending like Trojans!

Yellow Card73 YELLLOW CARD, GLOUCESTER, MORGAN! Gloucester will finish the game with 10 men after Ben Morgan is sent off for deliberately obstructing an opponent. Cuthbert gets a chance to extend his side's lead but its a poor effort and the hosts gain a reprieve.

71 Tom Brown gathers the ball in front of his try-line and puts a foot into touch in the process. Gloucester try to take a quick line-out but in the process Burns knocks Tonks to the ground when trying to get to the ball. The referee penalises Burns for this indiscretion.

67 Burns takes the attack to the visitors but is penalised for holding onto the ball on the ground inside Edinburgh's 22.

65 Gloucester are hammering away at Edinburgh's try-line but they can't breach the visitors' defence! The hosts' are eventually penalised when their forwards go off their feet when trying to protect the ball at a ruck.

63 Gloucester are awarded a penalty, after Tonks knocks down a pass from Knoyle. Billiy Twelvetrees kicks for touch and puts the ball out on Edinburgh's five-metre line.

Yellow Card61 YELLOW CARD, EDINBURGH, NEL! WP Nel will spend the next 10 minutes in the sin bin after referee Romain Poite rules that he deliberately dropped his bind at a scrum.

58 Cuthberth gets a chance to extend his side's lead, after Elliot Stook is pinned for straying offside. Cuthbert strikes it well but his effort sails past the uprights.

56 Hart launches a bomb but overcooks it and Burns gathers easily. He offloads to Rob Cook who sets off on an attacking run.

Conversion52 CONVERSION, EDINBURGH, CUTHBERT! 10-16. Cuthbert adds the extras to extend the visitors' lead!

TRY51 TRY, EDINBURGH, ATIGA! 10-14. Ben Atiga rounds off next to the posts after running onto a pass from Greig Tonks! This after Edinburgh do brilliantly in the build-up when their forwards take the ball through several phases close to the try-line.

49 Grayson Hart launches a box kick which bounces around inside Gloucesters' 22! Dougie Fife gets to it first but puts a foot into touch!

Penalty46 PENALTY, GLOUCESTER, BURNS! 10-9. Burns nudges his side into the lead after Edinburgh's front row are once again blown up for a scrum infringement.

44 Ross Ford misses his jumper at a line-out, close to the halfway mark, and Wicus Blauuw comes round to clean up but knocks on.

41 Burns gets the second half underway. His kick is a short one which Sione Kalamafoni just beyond his 10-metre line where he sets up a ruck.

Half Time Gloucester Rugby 7-9 Edinburgh

40 The half-time whistle blows and both teams‿ head for the dressing rooms.

40 The defensive line has been broken as Ben Morgan goes through the gap.

39 Matt Kvesic has made 10 good tackles so far this game.

39 Edinburgh have won 40 rucks so far this game.

39 Jack Cuthbert makes no mistake with that penalty goal attempt.

37 Roddy Grant has made 10 good tackles so far this game.

36 Gloucester have won 40 rucks so far this game.

35 Freddie Burns has kicked a conversion.

34 The referee awards a penalty try to Gloucester.

31 Freddie Burns comes on for Gloucester.

31 Mike Tindall leaves the field.

24 Mike Tindall comes on.

24 Freddie Burns comes off.

22 Gloucester have won 20 rucks so far this game.

Penalty16 Jack Cuthbert kicks the penalty.

15 Greig Tonks does brilliantly with a touch-finder, from inside his 22 which sails into touch in Gloucester's quarter.

12 Burns gets a chance to draw his side level, after Edinburgh infringe at a ruck but his kick is just wide of the mark.

Penalty11 PENALTY, EDINBURGH, CUTHBERT! 3-0. Cuthbert opens the scoring after Gloucester are pinned for obstruction.

9 Burns launches a bomb which Greig Tonks gathers easily. He kicks the ball upfield and Rob Cook dots down behind his own try-line.

6 Ross Ford is pinned for illegal scrummaging. Freddie Burns puts the resulting penalty into touch on the edge of Edinburgh's 22.

2 Edinburgh show great continuity as they take the ball through 21 phases! They are controlling proceedings but lose the initiative when Ben Atiga throws a forward pass in an effort to put Douglas Fife into space.

1 It's been raining at Kingsholm so conditions will not be ideal. Harry Leonard gets the game started with a deep kick which Ben Morgan gathers just in front of his try-line. He shows his versatility with a kick, which sails into touch 10 metres from the halfway mark

0 We are underway as the referee blows his whistle.

0 Meanwhile, Edinburgh welcome the return of Scotland international hooker Ross Ford who captains the side. The 2009 British and Irish Lion has been absent with a calf injury since the Autumn Tests and is a welcome boost ahead of the cup clash. Edinburgh boss Alan Solomons has also opted to reintroduce Roddy Grant and Argentine internationalist Tomas Leonardi at flanker, while Joaquin Dominguez steps into midfield in place of centre Nick De Luca.

0 Tongan international prop Sila Puafisi has been included in a Gloucester squad for the first time. Puafisi replaces Yann Thomas in one of two changes from last weekend's win at Murrayfield. the otherc hange sees Tavis Knoyle coming in for Jimmy Cowan at scrum-half.

0 Good day and welcome to the Kingsholm Stadium for our live coverage of this Heineken Cup Pool Six match between Gloucester and Edinburgh. We'll return soon with team news.

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