GLOUC
NO.NAME
15Jason Woodward, FB
14Tom Marshall, W
T
13Billy Twelvetrees, C
2
3
12Mark Atkinson, C
11Henry Trinder, W
10Billy Burns, FH
T
9Callum Braley, SH
1Paddy McAllister, P
2Motu Matu'u, H
T
3Fraser Balmain, P
4Ed Slater, L
5Mariano Galarza, L
6Ruan Ackermann, FL
7Jake Polledri, FL
8Ben Morgan, N8
Replacements
16James Hanson, R
17Josh Hohneck, R
18John Afoa, R
19Freddie Clarke, R
20Lewis Ludlow, R
21Ben Vellacott, R
T
22Andy Symons, R
23Charlie Sharples, R

*Players currently on the pitch are shown in bold

Game Info

Venue: Kingsholm
12:15 AM, April 21, 2018
Capacity: 16,500

Match Commentary

81'+133-12 End of second half
80'But they are unable to do anything with it and eventually Matavesi decides enough is enough and boots the ball into touch.

Gloucester deservedly take their place in the final in Bilbao next month. Newcastle started strongly but the hosts were the better team for 75 minutes, Matu'u's score in first-half stoppage time vital in breaking the Falcons' resistance.
80'Vellacott gets the ball out of the scrum but instead of booting it out, gives it to Charlie Sharples whose kick ahead of blocked to hand Falcons possession.

Match Stats

GLOUC
Possession
NEWC
50%
50%
Territory
46%
54%
GLOUC
NEWC
133Runs134
509Metres Run248
8Clean Breaks5
156Tackles153
21Missed Tackles15
12Turnover Knock On9

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