Harlequins

[7] Harlequins 28-24 Gloucester [9] (Aviva Premiership) 2016-12-27 16:00

Stadium: London

Gloucester
Harlequins   Gloucester
28 Pts 24
04:04 Time In Opponent's 22 11:11
51 51
Possession
49 49
26 26
10 Minute Possession
74 74
3 Tries 3

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2016-12-27 15:20:04

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2016-12-27 15:20:24

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2016-12-27 15:28:15

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2016-12-27 15:35:09

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2016-12-27 15:38:45

Leading from the front, Danny Care walks over the bridge with the team to Twickenham Stadium. 15 mins until kick-of… https://t.co/GfyJ8TwCLq

2016-12-27 15:45:16

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2016-12-27 15:51:25

Here come the teams! Kick-off is seconds away here at #BigGame9

2016-12-27 16:00:05

1' | We are underway here at Twickenham Stadium, Billy Burns kicks us off. 0-0. #BigGame9

2016-12-27 16:01:18

2' | Break from Matt Scott sets up a dangerous Gloucester attack. Glos then knock-on, scrum to Quins five out from their own line. 0-0.

2016-12-27 16:03:22

5' | Gloucester enjoying the early possession before May puts boot to ball and Quins have a line out in the Cherry and Whites' half. 0-0.

2016-12-27 16:08:00

8' | Merrick whistled for holding on, Glos kick for touch and have a line out in Quins' half. 0-0.

2016-12-27 16:08:58

9' | In a carbon copy move, Quins are penalised and Glos kick for touch. Dangerous looking line out coming. 0-0.

2016-12-27 16:10:50

10' | With mounting Gloucester pressure from the maul, Harlequins stand strong and win the scrum five metres out from their own line. 0-0.

2016-12-27 16:13:04

12' | Quins force Glos into a penalty at the scrum, Jackson kicks for touch and the home side have a line out short of halfway #BigGame9 0-0

2016-12-27 16:15:50

14' | The crowd comes to life as Quins have a line out on Glos' 22. Care pops inside to Roberts who spills as Glos turn it over. 0-0.

2016-12-27 16:17:50

16' | Visser gets on the end of a smart Quins move and breaks. Quins work it through the phases but Sinckler knocks-on. Scrum Glos. 0-0.

2016-12-27 16:19:05

17' | After a bit of pinball, Sharples gathers and Glos set up camp in the Harlequins half. 0-0.

2016-12-27 16:22:31

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2016-12-27 16:24:33

19' | Yarde and Jackson get Quins on the move, but Jackson infringes and Glos kick for touch. Line out to the visitors short of the 22. 0-0.

2016-12-27 16:24:36

22' | Following a short stoppage, play gets back underway with a Quins scrum just inside the Gloucester half. #BigGame9 0-0.

2016-12-27 16:28:49

24' | Following a spell of aerial tennis, Hook clears for Gloucester and Harlequins have the line out just inside the visitors' half. 0-0.

2016-12-27 16:30:12

25' | Visser's break gets Quins inside Glos' 22, Buchanan drives over but it's held up. Scrum five metres short of the line. 0-0

2016-12-27 16:32:13

26' | TRY! From the scrum, Marchant is played in by Jackson who gets over! 5-0. #BigGame9

2016-12-27 16:34:17

28' | Conversion is missed by Jackson. 5-0. #BigGame9

2016-12-27 16:35:36

30' | May's clever hands leads to a Gloucester break before Brown gets the tackle in and Quins clear. 5-0. #BigGame9

2016-12-27 16:37:26

33' | Gloucester get their first points of the match from a Laidlaw PENALTY 20 metres out. 5-3.

2016-12-27 16:40:24

35' | Quins defending well under the high ball as the half enters its final five minutes. 5-3. #BigGame9

2016-12-27 16:42:48

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2016-12-27 16:44:35

37' | Quins win another penalty from the scrum. Jackson goes for the posts and sends over the PENALTY. 8-3. #BigGame9

2016-12-27 16:45:31

39' | Matthews takes brilliantly from the restart and puts Sinckler in for the break. Quins enjoying possession before close of the half 8-3

2016-12-27 16:47:07

40' | YELLOW CARD to Jonny May for an intentional knock-on. Jackson closes the half with a successful PENALTY. 11-3. #BigGame9

2016-12-27 16:49:15

HALF TIME and a Joe Marchant try helps Harlequins to an 11-3 lead at #BigGame9 https://t.co/XQo52jBNjp

2016-12-27 16:49:21

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2016-12-27 16:53:30

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2016-12-27 16:57:54

41' | We are back underway, Harlequins leading 11-3 against Gloucester. #BigGame9

2016-12-27 17:04:47

41' | TRY! Jack Clifford picks up the loose ball, beats the man and gets over the line in the corner. Con scored. 18-3.

2016-12-27 17:06:43

46' | Billy Burns sends over the chipped ball intended for Matt Scott but Quins kick clear and hand a line out to the visitors. 18-3.

2016-12-27 17:12:37

47' | Glos looked to have scored through James Hook but after going to the TMO Hook has been deemed offside from the crossfield kick. 18-3

2016-12-27 17:15:08

50' | Try. Gloucester make their momentum count as Gareth Evans scrambles over under the tackle. Con scored. 18-10. #BigGame9

2016-12-27 17:17:41

51' | Almost instantly, Quins reply with a score of their own- Ruaridh Jackson sends over the PENALTY. 21-10.

2016-12-27 17:19:22

53' | Sharples collects the high ball well but as Savage knocks-on Quins gather and clear. 21-10. #BigGame9

2016-12-27 17:21:37

55' | Doyle checks over a late tackle from Merrick, awards Glos a penalty and Hook kicks for touch. Line out Glos in Quins' 22. 21-10.

2016-12-27 17:23:36

55' | Clifford rips the ball excellently to halt the Gloucester attack and move Quins into the visitors' half. 21-10.

2016-12-27 17:24:33

📷 Match Shot: @jackclifford93 scores to extend the lead for Harlequins #FullyInvested https://t.co/FJ5mqhO1WW

2016-12-27 17:25:10

58' | From the penalty, Jackson kicks for touch and Quins have a line out five metres out. 21-10.

2016-12-27 17:27:34

60' | TRY! It's another try for Marchant. He fends the tackler brilliantly and gets over the line. Con scored 28-10.

2016-12-27 17:29:09

62' | Try. Glos come back with a score of their own as they work it wide, before Hook rides the tackle and gets down. Con scored. 28-17.

2016-12-27 17:32:57

66' | Some last ditch defending from Tim Visser halts a certain Glos try. Line out to the visitors five short of Quins' line. 28-17.

2016-12-27 17:35:56

67' | Gloucester knock-on five metres out from Harlequins' line to relieve the mounting pressure. 28-17.

2016-12-27 17:37:48

67' | Replacement for Quins as Alofa Alofa replaces Tim Visser. 28-17.

2016-12-27 17:38:21

68' | May's quickly-taken line out is almost snatched by Alofa Alofa but Matt Scott bundles onto the ball first. 28-17.

2016-12-27 17:40:01

70' | Dave Ward comes on for Rob Buchanan. 28-17.

2016-12-27 17:41:43

70' | Referee JP Doyle sends Jack Clifford to the sin bin with a YELLOW CARD as Glos have the line out metres out. 28-17.

2016-12-27 17:43:18

72' | Try. Gloucester dot down following the maul. Matu'u gets over for the score. Con scored. 28-24.

2016-12-27 17:44:34

74' | Quins infringe as Gloucester kick for touch, line out to the visitors just short of Quins' 22. 28-24.

2016-12-27 17:47:16

Match Attendance 77,567. Thank you everyone for your incredible support!! #BigGame9 https://t.co/28wfpfynrJ

2016-12-27 17:49:01

77' | Danny Care clears but Gloucester have a line out 28m out. 28-24

2016-12-27 17:49:50

78' | Harlequins with the ball on their own 40m. Keeping it up their jumpers to close the match out. 28-24

2016-12-27 17:51:10

79' | Penalty Gloucester and they kick for touch. Line out on the 22m. Final chance. 28-24

2016-12-27 17:52:19

FULL TIME and Harlequins hold on to beat Gloucester in another Big Game thriller!!!! https://t.co/LbTGhVzKIb

2016-12-27 17:54:00

Man of the Match is Harlequins' @jackclifford93 https://t.co/KgzH7q28py

2016-12-27 17:59:04

Pts

1 2 OT F
11 17 28
3 21 24

Events

  • 27' - 1st Try - Marchant (Harlequins)
  • 33' - 1st Penalty Kick - Laidlaw (Gloucester)
  • 38' - 2nd Penalty Kick - Jackson (Harlequins)
  • 40' - Yellow Card - May (Gloucester)
  • 41' - 3rd Penalty Kick - Jackson (Harlequins)
  • 11-3: First Half score
  • 2nd Half
  • 41' - 2nd Try - Clifford (Harlequins)
  • 42' - 1st Conversion - Jackson (Harlequins)
  • 49' - 3rd Try - Evans (Gloucester)
  • 50' - 2nd Conversion - Laidlaw (Gloucester)
  • 51' - 4th Penalty Kick - Jackson (Harlequins)
  • 59' - 4th Try - Marchant (Harlequins)
  • 60' - 3rd Conversion - (Harlequins)
  • 63' - 5th Try - Hook (Gloucester)
  • 64' - 4th Conversion - (Gloucester)
  • 71' - Yellow Card - Clifford (Harlequins)
  • 71' - 6th Try - Matu'u (Gloucester)
  • 72' - 5th Conversion - (Gloucester)
  • 28-24: Second Half score
  • Race to 30 - neither
  • Race to 40 - neither
  • 2nd Half - Race to 20 - Gloucester