LiveRUGBY UNION: London Welsh v Leeds Carnegie

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4:17pm

Full time: Welsh 19, Leeds 10

4:15pm

Two minutes left

4:14pm

May limps off for Welsh

4:12pm

Gordon Ross announced as man of the match

4:10pm

Welsh threaten again after Ross' cross kick but Leeds defend well

4:06pm

The Exiles are coming on strong now with ten minutes left

4:04pm

Ross converts for 19-10

4:03pm

Welsh try Seb Stegmann

3:59pm

Which he does to make it 12-10

3:58pm

Hughes has a chance to reply

3:56pm

Ross slots a penalty for 12-7

3:50pm

Referee Martin Fox picks up an injury, so his assistant takes over!

3:48pm

The game is more open now. Can Welsh take advantage?

3:45pm

Ross and Tom May go close for Welsh before play is brought back for a penalty, which Ross slots for 9-7

3:41pm

Hughes converts as Leeds lead 7-6

3:41pm

Leeds' pressure forces a knock-on then a penalty, from which Doherty darts over

3:39pm

Welsh face a pressure line-out five metres from their own line, but a Leeds knock-on gives them a scrum.

3:35pm

And he is spot on. Welsh lead 6-0

3:34pm

First scrum of the half sees Welsh win a penalty on Leeds' ball. Ross goes for goal

3:32pm

The second half is under way

3:28pm

Here at the Kassam Stadium, we have a better game than the scoreline suggests, but both sides' defences have held sway. More creativity needed.

3:26pm

This is now the only Championship game taking place today as Bristol v Plymouth Albion was postponed due to a waterlogged pitch.

3:17pm

Half-time: Welsh 3-0 Leeds

3:15pm

Doherty is back on without his side having conceded

3:14pm

Another scrum penalty for Leeds is met with howls of derision

3:12pm

Half-time approaching with the score still Welsh 3-0 Leeds.

3:07pm

Welsh are held up

3:07pm

The Exiles finally have a chance to attack from a ten-metre line-out.

3:04pm

However Leeds scrum half James Doherty is yellow-carded for an off-the-ball incident

3:03pm

More pressure on the Welsh line, but they repel a Leeds maul

2:59pm

A scuffle ensues after Leeds win a scrum penalty

2:54pm

Leeds are now dominating the territory, but the Welsh defence is solid so far

2:52pm

But they escape with a dubious penalty

2:51pm

The Welsh scrum is up against it in defence

2:47pm

Leeds drive well at the line, but a knock-on ends their hopes five metres short

2:41pm

Fly half Glyn Hughes slices it wide, so Welsh stay 3-0 ahead

2:40pm

Leeds win a penalty at the resulting scrum.

2:39pm

Welsh captain Tom May kicks the ball dead from his own half.

2:37pm

Leeds upset the Welsh scrum, but concede a penalty in the aftermath. Ross's long-range kick fades away off the post protector.

2:35pm

It has been a positive start from Welsh, who look fired up

2:33pm

And he lands it. Welsh 3-0 Leeds

2:33pm

Gordon Ross will kick at goal from an early penalty

2:31pm

Welsh kick off

2:30pm

The teams are out and we are almost ready.

2:25pm

Kick-off is 2.30pm. And with second-placed Welsh facing four-placed Leeds, it should be a heavyweight clash

2:19pm

London Welsh make five changes from last week, while Leeds include Josh Griffin, who is originally from Witney, on the wing

2:18pm

Our preview coverage is here http://www.oxfordmail.co.uk/sport/rugby/london_welsh/

2:15pm

The weather has cleared up slightly, but it is still pretty wet. Here are the teams:

London Welsh: Awcock, Stegmann, May (capt), Parker, Scott, Ross, Cook, Hepburn, Morris, Edwards, Lees Browne, Thorpe, Kirwan, Stedman.
Reps: Vella, Trevett, Tideswell, Nimmo, Denbee, Frost, Robinson.
Leeds Carnegie: Holmes, Griffin, Burdon, Clarke, Vickerman, Hughes, J Doherty, Harris, Nilsen, Hooper, Hannay, Myerscough, Beck, Rowan (capt), Burrows.
Reps: Graham, Currie, Imiolek, Casson, Walker, Hampson, D Doherty.

2:09pm

London Welsh will return to the top of the Greene King IPA Championship if they beat Leeds today.

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