All not lost for Gloucester

Mon, 16 Dec 2013 10:07
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Nigel Davies doesn't think all is lost for his Gloucester side in the European Cup despite their 16-10 home defeat against Edinburgh.

Nigel Davies doesn't think all is lost for his Gloucester side in the European Cup despite their 16-10 home defeat against Edinburgh.

The Scottish side took revenge for their home defeat at Murrayfield the previous weekend and left Gloucester five points adrift of pool leaders Munster with two games to go. Davies' men host Munster in Round Five.

"It was a very, very frustrating that we weren't able to back up at Murrayfield. But all is not lost, even though this defeat is a huge set-back," said Davies.

"The Munster fixture here at Kingsholm is still a big one for us. Then we will have to go to Perpignan, who are probably out of it now.

"We were buoyed by last week's result, but we still aren't in the rhythm of winning games. We had most of the possession and territory, but conditions dictated that that wasn't the way to play the game.

"We didn't have enough field position and we didn't respect that. We weren't going to score from 60 metres out in those conditions - we simply didn't manage the game well enough and got things badly wrong."

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Fri, 26 August 2016
Golden Lions v Boland 15h00 Johannesburg
Pumas v Griquas 17h10 Kimberley
Sat, 27 August 2016
New Zealand v Australia 07h35 Wellington
EP Kings v Western Province 14h00 Port Elizabeth
Sharks v Blue Bulls 16h10 Durban
Argentina v South Africa 19h40 Salta
RESULT SCORE
Sat, 20 August 2016
South Africa v Argentina 30 | 23
Golden Lions v Griquas 24 | 30
Australia v New Zealand 8 | 42
Fri, 19 August 2016
Blue Bulls v EP Kings 49 | 35
Western Province v Free State Cheetahs 25 | 32
Boland v Sharks 20 | 41
Sat, 13 August 2016
Free State Cheetahs v Blue Bulls 43 | 20
Golden Lions v Pumas 68 | 26
Fri, 12 August 2016
Sharks v Griquas 46 | 24
EP Kings v Boland 10 | 28
Sat, 06 August 2016
Boland v Free State Cheetahs 16 | 44
Hurricanes v Lions 20 | 3
Fri, 05 August 2016
Pumas v Sharks 10 | 33
Blue Bulls v Western Province 45 | 26
Sat, 30 July 2016
Lions v Highlanders 42 | 30
EUROPEAN CUP
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Pool 1
Team P W D L Pts
Saracens 6 6 0 0 28
Ulster 6 4 0 2 18
Oyonnax 6 1 0 5 7
Toulouse 6 1 0 5 5
Pool 2
Team P W D L Pts
Exeter Chiefs 6 3 0 3 16
Bordeaux 6 3 0 3 16
Ospreys 6 3 0 3 16
Clermont Auvergne 6 3 0 3 15
Pool 3
Team P W D L Pts
Racing Metro 6 4 1 1 22
Northampton Saints 6 4 1 1 19
Glasgow Warriors 6 3 0 3 14
Scarlets 6 0 0 6 2
Pool 4
Team P W D L Pts
Leicester Tigers 6 5 0 1 23
Stade Francais 6 4 0 2 19
Munster 6 3 0 3 15
Treviso 6 0 0 6 0
Pool 5
Team P W D L Pts
Wasps 6 4 0 2 20
Toulon 6 5 0 1 20
Bath 6 2 0 4 10
Leinster 6 1 0 5 6