European Challenge Cup final: Cardiff Blues 31-30 Gloucester
|Cardiff Blues (6) 31|
|Tries: T Williams, Smith, Scully Cons: J Evans 2 Pens: J Evans 3, Anscombe|
|Gloucester (20) 30|
|Tries: Trinder, Atkinson, Hanson Cons: Twelvetrees 3 Pens: Twelvetrees 3|
Cardiff Blues overhauled Gloucester in a stirring comeback to win a thrilling Challenge Cup final in Bilbao.
Tries from Henry Trinder and Mark Atkinson - the second a superb team score - gave Gloucester a 20-6 lead.
Blues hit back with Tomos Williams' brilliant footballing dribble and Garyn Smith's try, only for James Hanson to restore Gloucester's lead.
But Blaine Scully's late try and Gareth Anscombe's nerveless last-minute penalty snatched victory for the Blues.
The Wales international's kick capped a wildly dramatic finale and prompted the Blues' players and staff to rush on to the pitch at the final whistle to celebrate.