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November 05, 2016

Scarlets 27 - 3 Glasgow Warriors

GUINNESS PRO12 match played at Parc y Scarlets on Saturday November 5th 2016 | No comments

Peter Horne kicked Glasgow's only points
Warriors went down to a disappointing defeat to Scarlets in Llanelli this evening.

Warriors had the chance to go top of the table but it was a poor performance from the Scotstoun men and wasn't helped by yellow cards for hooker Pat MacArthur and lock Brian Alainu'uese.

Two tries from man-of-the-match Will Boyde and one from scrum-half Jonathan Evans, with outside-half Rhys Patchell supplying 12 points with the boot gave Scarlets the win with skipper Peter Horne kicking Glasgow's lone penalty.

Both sides cancelled each other out in the opening exchanges, and it was not until the 16th minute that the game came alive with Boyde's try.

Boyde finished off a good team try which had started with Davies running out of his own 22 with wing Steff Evans offloading well in the tackle to send the No.8 over the line. Patchell converted to give the home side a 7-0 lead.

Glasgow's Mark Bennett missed a 20th-minute penalty before Scarlets found themselves down to 14 men when prop Wyn Jones was yellow-carded for pulling down a maul.

Scarlets, who led 7-3 at the interval, did well to concede only a Horne penalty on 33 minutes while they were down a man, although the Glasgow captain was wayward with a second penalty shot three minutes later.

Scarlets stunned Glasgow by scoring a fine try a minute into the second half.

Scrum-half Evans went over after breaks by Patchell and then Evans in an 80-metre move up the field. Patchell converted to make it 14-3.

Glasgow's woes continued as MacArthur was sin-binned for a high tackle on Davies with Patchell kicking the subsequent penalty goal.

And it was all Scarlets as they scored a third try - Boyde's second - with a 20-metre drive from a line-out.

Patchell was on target with a second penalty to increase his side's lead to 24 before Glasgow suffered another setback when Alainu'uese was shown a yellow card for taking out prop Werner Kruger off the ball.

In the dying seconds skipper Haleigh Parkes went close to grabbing the bonus-point try but the ball was held up.

Referee Gary Conway (Ireland)
Attendance
Team
1
Djustice Sears-Duru
2
Pat MacArthur
3
Sila Puafisi
4
Tim Swinson
5
Brian Alainu'uese
6
Robert Harley
7
Simone Favaro
8
Lewis Wynne
9
Ali Price
10
Peter Horne
11
Rory Hughes
12
Sam Johnson
13
Mark Bennett
14
Lee Jones
15
Peter Murchie
Sub
Corey Flynn
Sub
Jamie Bhatti
Sub
D'arcy Rae
Sub
Matt Fagerson
Sub
Langilangi Haupeakui
Sub
Grayson Hart
Sub
Rory Clegg
Sub
Nick Grigg
Match Substitutions
Off On
Djustice Sears-Duru Jamie Bhatti
Off On
Sila Puafisi D'arcy Rae
Off On
Lewis Wynne Langilangi Haupeakui
Off On
Pat MacArthur Corey Flynn
Off On
Lee Jones Nick Grigg
Off On
Ali Price Grayson Hart
Off On
Sam Johnson Rory Clegg
Off On
Brian Alainu'uese Matt Fagerson