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RUGBY UNION: London Welsh v London Scottish
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final score: Welsh 5, Scottish 13
Davies misses conversion
Welsh try by Awcock
That wild pass fom Davies looks to have cost any chance of a Welsh victory
Millar converts for 13-0. Oh dear!
It's all over now as Miles Mantella runs in an interception try
Less than ten minutes to go now...
Thompson misses a penalty from his own half, but Scottish look solid
We are into the final quarter and Welsh need something quickly
But his kick drifts just wide
Millar lines up another penalty after more Welsh indiscipline
Replacement scrum half Alex Davies, usually a superb kicker, scuffs a penalty under the cross bar and Welsh still trail 6-0
Welsh have replaced their entire front row, but they need composure now
Replacement Lee Millar slots a penalty for Scottish, who lead 6-0
Scottish get free-kick for crooked feed
No changes for either side, but Welsh force 5m scrum straight away
Second half is under way
Welsh need more than a little spark in the second half, while Scottish will be fairly pleased with themselves.
Half-time score: Welsh 0, Scottish 3
Newton slots it for 3-0
Scottish win a penalty at a scrum and will kick for goal.
Gordon Ross kicks straight out to gift Scottish an attacking platform, then there is some comedy as referee Ian Tempest gets in the way of a Welsh attack
This has become a really frustrating half for Welsh
But back come Scottish briefly
Welsh still have all the territory.
Gordon Ross has another penalty from closer range, but shanks it wide!
Scottish defence has been good though.
Remarkably the score remains 0-0
But referee goes for TMO decision
Welsh flanker Carl Kirwan bursts through to score a great try.
Ross goes for goal, but misses the penalty.Still 0-0.
Chance wasted as Scottish earn free kick
Welsh go for the scrum again after winning another penalty.
Welsh are again held up - this is real pressure
penalty to Welsh five metres out
Mitch Lees ruled help up - no try
Gordon Ross's grubber kicks sets up Welsh attacking line-out. Referee goes for video replay after drive at the line.
Welsh wing Seb Stegmann denied a good chance byh a forward pass. The hosts putting some good attacking play together
Superb clearance from Scottish full back Thompson
Welsh win a penalty to clear their lines.
Welsh have a defensive line-out ten metres from their own line
Some big hits from both sides already.
We are under way
Here, kick off is less than ten minutes away now. Oxford United have drawn 0-0 at York.
The London Welsh RFC choir are in full voice. When the action starts, the club will hope to have a larger crowd than in previous matches singing the team's praises.
Back at the rugby, there is a fair wind for the sides to contend with. The teams are as announced yesterday:
London Welsh: Jewell, Stegmann, May (capt), Parker, Scott, Ross, R Lewis, Hepburn, Vella, Edwards, Nimmo, P Browne, Lees, Kirwan, Thorpe.
Reps: Morris, Trevett, Tideswell, West, Pienaar, Davies, Awcock.
London Scottish: Thompson, Doneghan, Grove, Reay, Mantella, Newton, Pasqualin, Fry, Kwasnicki, Francis, Hotson, Lyons, Russell, Pennycook, Bright (capt).
Reps: Kilbane, Irish, Spivey, Spinks, Milla, Homan, Gidlow.
Both London Welsh and Oxford United started today top of their respective leagues. Let's hope for a United winner at York to keep that going.
Kick off is at 5pm, with the match also live on Sky Sports. London Scottish have climbed to third place after winning their last four matches, but should need to be at their best if they are to extend that run today.
Championship leaders London Welsh play their final match of 2013 at the Kassam Stadium today, looking to resume winning ways in the league after losing at Bedford last time out.
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