Gloucester Rugby 27-30 Harlequins, Kingsholm Stadium
Harlequins made a stunning comeback scoring 15 points in the final 10 minutes to come from behind and seal a 27-30 victory in the Aviva Premiership encounter at Kingsholm Stadium on Saturday.
Harlequins' late surge was aided by sin-bin to Gloucester hooker Richard Hibbard in the 71st minute after which they let the game slipped away.
Wing Charlie Sharples scored a try as early as in the second minute to get Gloucester off the mark while Billy Burns added the conversion but Harlequins responded back with touchdowns from Tim Visser and Charlie Mulchrone and Tim Swiel's conversion that gave them a five point lead which remained intact after both number 10s exchanged penalties before half time.
The game swung Gloucester's way in the second half after Halaifonua Tonga rumbled past the post in the 47th minute and four minutes later Sharples scored his second try as well. A double conversion and a penalty from Burns meant Gloucester had a 12 point lead heading into the final 10 minutes.
However, Hibbard's yellow card proved costly for Gloucester allowing Ross Chisholm and James Chisholm to score tries while replacement fly half added a conversion and a penalty to seal a three point win for the visitors.
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