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Premiership Rugby Cup: Holders Worcester lose 49-21 at Gloucester & London Irish beat Harlequins 30-26

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Premiership Rugby Cup: Holders Worcester lose 49-21 at Gloucester & London Irish beat Harlequins 30-26

2022-09-21 21:42:57


Jack Clement scored the fourth of Gloucester’s seven tries

Embattled Worcester put in a spirited show however started their Premiership Rugby Cup defence with a 49-21 defeat by Gloucester at Kingsholm.

The hosts raced right into a 14-0 lead earlier than Harri Doel and Finn Theobald-Thomas tries drew the Warriors degree.

However Jack Reeves, Jack Clement, Tom Seabrook and a Freddie Thomas double took the Cherry and Whites clear regardless of Oli Morris’ comfort rating.

Within the night’s different tie, London Irish received 30-26 at Harlequins.

Final season’s crushed finalists threatened to overrun Quins as they raced right into a 17-0 lead inside 9 minutes, Patrick Harrison, Michael Dykes and Hugh O’Sullivan all crossing in a dramatic four-minute burst.

Momentum swung because the Quins discovered their toes, but Jonny Inexperienced’s attempt on his senior debut and Will Edwards’ conversion was their solely first-half response because the Irish defence put in a giant shift.

Alex Harmes’ attempt, after an Edwards rating, and two Jennings penalties took Irish 30-14 clear with 18 minutes left.

Two quickfire tries from Sam Riley and Cassius Cleaves introduced Quins to inside 4 factors, however Irish held on.

Warriors present spirit on pitch regardless of turmoil off it

The opening match of Pool A was a repeat of final season’s semi-final, however a lot has occurred since Worcester beat Gloucester on their solution to lifting the trophy in Might.

The beleaguered guests had been handed a risk of suspension on Wednesday by the RFU except they discover a answer to their ongoing monetary strife by Monday.

A scramble to register ample gamers for this recreation noticed them arrive with solely a 22-man squad, together with 41-year-old academy coach Jonny Goodridge and 37-year-old Mat Gilbert, who retired in April.

The guests might have feared the worst after Reeves strolled in and Arthur Clark went over from a maul inside quarter-hour.

However the Warriors launched a stirring comeback, Charlie Titcombe’s sensible cross-field kick permitting Doel to dot down earlier than under-siege Gloucester had been diminished to 14 males when Clement was despatched to the sin-bin.

Academy hooker Theobald-Thomas pressured his means over and Titcombe’s second conversion levelled issues.

However the Cherry and Whites restored management after the break as Reeves added a second attempt, swiftly adopted by scores for Clement and Seabrook.

Morris responded with a 3rd Worcester attempt, but any faint hopes had been extinguished by Thomas’ late double, whereas George Barton accomplished an ideal evening from the tee along with his seventh conversion.

It was harsh on a makeshift Worcester aspect, who will now be left hoping this isn’t their ultimate match of the competitors as their battle for a sustainable future continues.

Worcester’s academy forwards and transitions coach Chris Morgan instructed BBC Worcester and Hereford:

“After 60 minutes we had been proper within the recreation. Our lack of expertise and cohesion instructed after that, however they did not fail by way of an absence of effort.

“It is week to week and everyday for the time being. It is extremely troublesome for everybody concerned on the membership, supporters and workers, however you noticed the emotion that the gamers are placing onto the pitch.

“The senior group got here to assist and had been on the pitch afterwards to applaud the trouble of all the fellows that got here in and thank the visitor gamers. It is incredible in these powerful occasions – good individuals shine by way of.”



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