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09th November 2013 20:18

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WELSH UNION TOURNAMENT Alex Day  Nortampton LV

Two tries: Alex Day

Exeter Chiefs overcame Harlequins at Sandy Park while four-try Northampton Saints blitzed Gloucester in Saturday's LV=Cup fixtures.

Exeter Chiefs 19-5 Harlequins

14 points from the boot of veteran Welsh fly-half Ceri Sweeney paved the way for a solid Chiefs win over Harlequins at Sandy Park.

Quins struck first with just four minutes on the clock with another experience international, Paul Sackey, grabbing a try.

That proved to be the high-point for the visitors, however, as Sweeney kicked five unanswered penalties before Sireli Naqelevuki scored his side's only five-pointer.

The scorers:

For Exeter:
Try: Naqelevuki
Con: Sweeney
Pens: Sweeney 4

For Harlequins:
Try: Sackey

Exeter Chiefs:15 Luke Arscott, 14 Jack Nowell, 13 Sireli Naqelevuki, 12 Henry Slade, 11 Jack Arnott, 10 Ceri Sweeney (capt), 9 Will Chudley, 8 Kai Horstmann, 7 James Scaysbrook, 6 Don Armand, 5 James Hanks, 4 Romana Graham, 3 Alex Brown, 2 Greg Bateman, 1 Ben Moon.
Replacements: 16 Jack Innard, 17 Kieran Davies, 18 Carl Rimmer, 19 Will Carrick-Smith, 20 James Phillips, 21 Stu Townsend, 22 Tom Hendrickson, 23 Sam Blanchet

Harlequins: 15 Charlie Walker, 14 Paul Sackey, 13 Tim Molenaar, 12 Tom Casson, 11 Sam Smith, 10 Ben Botica, 9 Karl Dickson, 8 Jack Clifford, 7 Luke Wallace (capt), 6 Joe Trayfoot, 5 Charlie Matthews, 4 George Merrick, 3 Will Collier, 2 Dave Ward, 1 Mark Lambert.
Replacements: 16 Harry Allen, 17 Darryl Marfo, 18 Nic Mayhew, 19 James Chisholm, 20 Tom Guest, 21 Sam Stuart, 22 Louis Grimoldby, 23 Matt Hopper.

Referee: Dean Richards (England)


Northampton Saints 33-6 Gloucester Rugby

A brace of tries apiece from Ken Pisi and Alex Day helped Northampton Saints to a comfortable victory over Gloucester at Franklin's Gardens.

Pisi's double saw the hosts steam into the lead, coming as they did in the 23rd and 29th minute respectably.

Day's two, both in the final ten minutes, put the icing on the cake for Saints, and secured a bonus point.

Gloucester's only points came through the boot of Freddie Burns.

The scorers:

For Northampton:
Tries: Pisi 2, Day 2
ConsL Dickson, Oliver
Pens: Dickson 3

For Gloucester:
Pens: Burns 2
Yellow card: Cox

Northampton Saints: 15 James Wilson, 14 Ken Pisi, 13 Tom Stephenson, 12 Dom Waldouck (c), 11 Howard Packman, 10 Glenn Dickson, 9 Ryan Glynn, 8 GJ van Velze, 7 Teimana Harrison, 6 Ben Nutley, 5 James Craig, 4 Rob Verbakel, 3 Tom Mercey, 2 Mike Haywood, 1 Alex Waller.
Replacements: 16 Ross McMillan, 17 Ethan Waller, 18 Gareth Denman, 19 Alex Woolford, 20 Matt Williams, 21 Alex Day, 22 Sam Oliver, 23 Vasily Artemyev.

Gloucester: 15 Martyn Thomas, 14 Charlie Sharples, 13 Ollie Thorley, 12 Mike Tindall, 11 Steph Reynolds, 10 Freddie Burns (c), 9 Tavis Knoyle, 8 Gareth Evans, 7 Matt Kvesic, 6 Matt Cox, 5 Tom Hicks, 4 Will James, 3 Shaun Knight, 2 Dan George, 1 James Gibbons.
Replacements: 16 Koree Britton, 17 Yann Thomas, 18 Tom Heard, 19 Jonny Hill, 20 Ross Moriarty, 21 Reese Boughton, 22 Billy Burns, 23 Lloyd Evans.

Referee: Steve Lee (England)

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