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.

Sarries hooker, sent in the fourth try of the game, which saw Lozowski miss the conversion, but later put the hosts ahead with a penalty.

Nine minutes into the second half, Gloucester nearly came off with a breakthrough when the ball got turned over in the midfield. Burns broke through the middle, but found himself caught in two minds, thus making his kick go out of touch.

However, the Sarries switched from defence to attack, which saw their forwards earn a penalty and Lozowski going ahead to put the hosts in the lead.