Jonny May’s two tries against his old club take Leicester past Gloucester

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• Leicester 34-16 Gloucester
• Jonah Holmes and George Ford also score tries for the Tigers

Two tries from Jonny May against his former club and one each for Jonah Holmes and George Ford propelled Leicester to a welcome bonus-point win over Gloucester, whose season is in danger of unravelling.

The Tigers’ spirit was summed up by Dan Cole, out of the England picture but at his combative best here, with Ford again the architect of their stylish attack. Gloucester were outgunned at the breakdown but they badly missed the direction Danny Cipriani provides from fly-half. Had he been fit to square off against Ford, this might have been a classic with which to begin the year.

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Written by Gerard Meagher at Welford Road
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2019/jan/05/leicester-gloucester-premiership-rugby-match-report under the title “Jonny May’s two tries against his old club take Leicester past Gloucester”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.