London Irish riding high on confidence

The Surrey based English Rugby union club, London Irish is riding high on their recent success in the Aviva Premiership. They have been able to repeat their best performance of the 2008-09 seasons this time around by reaching the finals of the premiership. The celebrated players of the club put up a great show in order to send their club into the final game of the season. Scott Steele, Simon Hunt and Declan Williams scored two tries each as the London Irish club defeated their rivals Bath. It was a spirited performance as the team clawed back from a 7-19 deficit to a 24-19 win. The supporters were vociferous enough to let their heroes know the huge satisfaction they got from their team’s spirited performance. Players like Steele, Mat Turner, Hunt and Williams all touched down for the exiles leading to huge cheers from the spectators present. It was a befitting semi final for the premiership which has witnessed a number of close encounters.

The second game of the night was played between Bath and Gloucester. Steele and Hunt scored two consecutive tries of the evening. Cam Cowell and Paddy O’Grady crossed the whitewash.  The scoreline stood at 29-14. London Irish side led by their Academy Director Nick Kennedy will now be competing in next Friday’s final at Twickenham Stoop and face off against the upbeat Bath side. The captain of the side Ollie Curry was very much confident of his side’s success as he believes the mixture of young talent and experienced players will provide his side an edge over their rivals. The fans are looking forward to their side’s success in Friday’s final. The onus of providing the silver lining to their campaign lies in the hands of the players. This will be their first major title after the Premiership Rugby Sevens Series title in 2012.