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RUGBY UNION: London Welsh v Leeds Carnegie
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Full time: Welsh 19, Leeds 10
Two minutes left
May limps off for Welsh
Gordon Ross announced as man of the match
Welsh threaten again after Ross' cross kick but Leeds defend well
The Exiles are coming on strong now with ten minutes left
Ross converts for 19-10
Welsh try Seb Stegmann
Which he does to make it 12-10
Hughes has a chance to reply
Ross slots a penalty for 12-7
Referee Martin Fox picks up an injury, so his assistant takes over!
The game is more open now. Can Welsh take advantage?
Ross and Tom May go close for Welsh before play is brought back for a penalty, which Ross slots for 9-7
Hughes converts as Leeds lead 7-6
Leeds' pressure forces a knock-on then a penalty, from which Doherty darts over
Welsh face a pressure line-out five metres from their own line, but a Leeds knock-on gives them a scrum.
And he is spot on. Welsh lead 6-0
First scrum of the half sees Welsh win a penalty on Leeds' ball. Ross goes for goal
The second half is under way
Here at the Kassam Stadium, we have a better game than the scoreline suggests, but both sides' defences have held sway. More creativity needed.
This is now the only Championship game taking place today as Bristol v Plymouth Albion was postponed due to a waterlogged pitch.
Half-time: Welsh 3-0 Leeds
Doherty is back on without his side having conceded
Another scrum penalty for Leeds is met with howls of derision
Half-time approaching with the score still Welsh 3-0 Leeds.
Welsh are held up
The Exiles finally have a chance to attack from a ten-metre line-out.
However Leeds scrum half James Doherty is yellow-carded for an off-the-ball incident
More pressure on the Welsh line, but they repel a Leeds maul
A scuffle ensues after Leeds win a scrum penalty
Leeds are now dominating the territory, but the Welsh defence is solid so far
But they escape with a dubious penalty
The Welsh scrum is up against it in defence
Leeds drive well at the line, but a knock-on ends their hopes five metres short
Fly half Glyn Hughes slices it wide, so Welsh stay 3-0 ahead
Leeds win a penalty at the resulting scrum.
Welsh captain Tom May kicks the ball dead from his own half.
Leeds upset the Welsh scrum, but concede a penalty in the aftermath. Ross's long-range kick fades away off the post protector.
It has been a positive start from Welsh, who look fired up
And he lands it. Welsh 3-0 Leeds
Gordon Ross will kick at goal from an early penalty
Welsh kick off
The teams are out and we are almost ready.
Kick-off is 2.30pm. And with second-placed Welsh facing four-placed Leeds, it should be a heavyweight clash
London Welsh make five changes from last week, while Leeds include Josh Griffin, who is originally from Witney, on the wing
Our preview coverage is here http://www.oxfordmail.co.uk/sport/rugby/london_welsh/
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.
London Welsh will return to the top of the Greene King IPA Championship if they beat Leeds today.
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