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- Aviva Premiership
- 10th May 2014
- KO 15:15
- Ground: Sixways Stadium
- Att: 11,852
Aviva Premiership: Gloucester supremo Nigel Davies frustrated by final day defeat
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Gloucester director of rugby Nigel Davies felt his side's 28-27 defeat against already relegated Worcester Warriors at Sixways summed up the Cherry and Whites' disappointing campaign.
Gloucester ran in four tries to Worcester's three and led for long spells of the match, but their indiscipline cost them in the end.
Jonny May scored two of the visitors' tries but he, and Rob Cook, were both sent to the sin bin, and the Warriors took advantage with Ryan Lamb landing a late penalty to complete an 18-point haul and secure what was only the home side's second Premiership win of the season.
Gloucester's defeat saw them drop to ninth place and Davies was left to reflect on a frustrating end to a poor season.
"In patches we played good rugby but overall it wasn't good enough," he told the club's official website. "We had opportunities to put points on the board but failed to do that and it pretty much summed up the season.
"There was plenty of effort and endeavour, but discpline was just horrible.
"I think there were a couple of occasions where I felt we just put pressure back on ourselves. There were times where we could have managed the game better.
Gloucester took charge early on with May's first try swiftly followed by one from Shane Monahan and, after Lamb's first penalty for the Warriors, Sione Kalamafoni forced his way over for the visitors' third try.
Semisi Taulava grabbed the Warriors' first try from a lineout to give the home side renewed hope and May's sinbinning just before the break proved crucial.
Lamb rounded off a slick move to cross under the posts before adding the extras to keep the Warriors in contention going into the second half.
May's second try gave Gloucester the edge again after the break but, after Cook's yellow card, Lamb landed his third penalty to snatch victory and leave the visitors shaking their heads.
"The group have stayed tight in fairness to them," added Davies. "The players have stuck by it, they've tried hard, but, for lots of different reasons, we are just not where we need to be."
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|Newcastle Falcons 38 - 7 London Welsh|
|Saturday 10th January|
|Harlequins 32 - 12 Leicester Tigers|
|Bath 39 - 26 Wasps|
|Sale Sharks 20 - 7 Northampton|
|Friday 9th January|
|Gloucester 24 - 23 Saracens|
|Sunday 4th January|
|London Welsh 13 - 24 Harlequins|
|Wasps 41 - 16 Sale Sharks|
|Leicester Tigers 17 - 8 Bath|
|Saturday 3rd January|
|Exeter 25 - 26 Gloucester|
|Saracens 22 - 6 London Irish|
|Friday 2nd January|
|Northampton 39 - 31 Newcastle Falcons|
|Sunday 28th December|
|Gloucester 23 - 30 Wasps|
|Saturday 27th December|
|Harlequins 25 - 30 Northampton|
|Newcastle Falcons 23 - 25 Saracens|
|Bath 31 - 14 Exeter|
|Sale Sharks 30 - 32 Leicester Tigers|
|Friday 26th December|
|London Irish 24 - 9 London Welsh|
|Sunday 21st December|
|Wasps 48 - 16 London Irish|
|Saturday 20th December|
|Gloucester 16 - 39 Bath|
|Northampton 23 - 19 Leicester Tigers|
|Saracens 78 - 7 London Welsh|
|Harlequins 15 - 7 Newcastle Falcons|
|Friday 19th December|
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