SARACENS VICTORIOUS AS GLOUCESTER EARNS LOSING BONUS POINT

Saracens, top leaders at the Aviva Premiership table went on to secure another victory in the game against Gloucester on Sunday, thus extending their win in all competitions to 12.


The first 60 seconds of the game had seen Gloucester’s man, Ben Morgan score a try, thus giving Gloucester an early lead. By half time, Gloucester were still in a 17-15 lead after a try from Billy Burns and a penalty by James Hook had extended their lead in the game to over two points more, before the half time interval.

However, the Saracens through Brad Barritt and Mike Ellery had dotted down twice in the first half hour. Three penalties in the second half by Lozowski had been of immense help to Saracens.

With Morgan powering over, and Hook converting to give them a 7-0 lead, Gloucester went ahead once more.

Saracens response did not take much time as Barritt charged down a kick from Mark Atkinson before racing under the posts to score at 11 minutes.

Alex Goode failed to collect a kick from Will Hein, thus letting Burns to seize the ball, and quickly making the run for it, to give Gloucester the lead while Hook added the extras for 14-7. Continue reading