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Will Carpenter


Posted Sunday, November 4th 2018

As it happened: Bristol Bears 21-13 Gloucester

Bristol Bears got back to winning ways with a hard-fought 21-13 triumph over local rivals Gloucester in round two of the Premiership Rugby Cup. 

Back-row trio, Nick Haining, Dan Thomas and Jake Heenan were on the scoresheet for Pat Lam's men at Ashton Gate, while Callum Sheedy (2) and Tiff Eden added the conversions.

Relive all of the action as we dissect the key moments, as it happened, from Friday's clash.

Haining touches down.
Traynor is sin-binned.
Bristol celebrate Thomas' try.

22 minsCHANCE – Sheedy shows glorious footwork to fix two players and release Edwards, who charges towards line before being hauled down inches short.

28 minsTRY7-0 – Nick Haining picks from the base of the scrum after series of Bristol penalties, before powering over for the game's opening try. Sheedy converts.

34 minsYELLOW – Kyle Traynor sin-binned for persistent infringement at the scrum.

HT: Bristol Bears 7-0 Gloucester

43 mins
PEN7-3 – Owen Williams lands a penalty to get Gloucester on the board.

50 minsPEN7-6 – Williams is on target again after Bears are penalised inside their own 22.

58 minsPEN MISSED – Williams’ long-range effort drifts wide of the upright as Bears are given a let off.

61 minsPEN MISSED7-6 – This time it's Sheedy’s turn to miss from the kicking tee, as his penalty also drifts wide.

67 minsTRY14-6 - Dan Thomas emerges from a pile of bodeis to claim the vital touch down after a powerful maul from the Bristol pack. Eden converts.

70 minsYELLOW – Aaron Hinkley binned after Edwards intercepts and goes 80 metres.

76 minsTRY21-6 - Jake Heenan barges over after destructive home scrum inches towards the Gloucester try line. Sheedy converts.

80 minsTRY21-13 – Penalty try awarded and Ryan Edwards sin binned.

FT: Bristol Bears 21-13 Gloucester

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