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Gloucester Rugby beat Connacht to keep Champions Cup up hopes alive

Gloucester kept their Champions Cup hopes alive after defeating Connacht 26-17 at Kingsholm.

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A brace for Tom Marshall and try each for Louis Rees-Zammit and Italian international Jake Polledri secured the bonus point and almost perfect day for Fly-half Danny Cipriani put the game to bed for the Cherry and Whites.

Johan Ackermann’s side finally shake off their bad form of 5 consecutive losses and record their first win in Europe this season.

They now sit second in their group thanks to their 3 bonus points, behind Toulouse who are yet to lose a game.

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