Le­ices­ter re­lief at end­ing dis­mal streak

Sunday Independent (Ireland) - Sport - - RUGBY / ROUND-UP / RESULTS -

LE­ICES­TER ended their eight-game los­ing streak by beat­ing Har­lequins 35-24 at Welford Road, with tries from Jonah Holmes (two), Manu Tuilagi and Jonny May, plus 15 points from the boot of Ge­orge Ford.

James Lang kicked four penal­ties for Quins and con­verted a try from Cadan Mur­ley. Alex Dom­brandt scored a late try, with Quins re­fus­ing the con­ver­sion so that the game could con­tinue. How­ever the Lon­don­ers’ chase for a los­ing bonus point ended sec­onds later.

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