Result: Gloucester 19-24 Sale Sharks

Sale Sharks beat Gloucester 24-19 at Kingsholm.

Sale Sharks have beaten Gloucester 24-19 to pick up their second win in a row at Kingsholm this afternoon.

Fly-halfs Freddie Burns and Nick Macleod shared a penalty apiece in the first 15 minutes, as both sides struggled to find a breakthrough.

Sharks fullback Rob Miller scored the first try of the game, but Charlie Sharples fired back immediately after Macleod had put another pair of points on top.

The Gloucester man then kicked another pair of penalties after converting to push the home team in front at the half.

Burns added another three points to his total within minutes of the restart, before Miller scored his second five points of the afternoon to keep Sale in touching distance.

Macleod then gave the visitors a late lead, with his second and third penalties of the game enough to fire Sale in front with 10 minutes to go. The Welshman then added a late drop goal to seal the win.

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