Round three of the Tyrrells Premier 15s is completed with Gloucester-Hartpury, Saracens and Harlequins maintaining their unbeaten record.
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Worcester Valkyries 0 – 74 Saracens Women
Marlie Packer scored six tries to mark her Saracens debut in spectacular fashion and saw the north London club win 72-0 over Worcester Valkyries.
Poppy Cleall, Bryony Cleall, Lotte Clapp, Georgie Gulliver, Seraphine Okemba and Sonia Green were also among the try scorers in the comprehensive victory for Saracens.
England international Packer, who moved from Bristol this season, secured her hat-trick inside the first 40 minutes with Saracens going into half time leading 34-0.
Gloucester-Hartpury Women’s RFC 29 – 0 Richmond FC
Gloucester-Hartpury consolidated their position at the top of the table with a 29-0 victory over Richmond, running in four tries to earn an important bonus point late on.
A driving maul from Gloucester produced the first try of the game with centre Megan Goddard bursting over the line, before converting her own score.
Goddard added a penalty to ease Gloucester clear and back-rower Milly Wallis then scored a great try under the posts to give Gloucester a 17-0 half-time lead.
Gloucester’s third try came from Ellie Kildunne with an outstanding solo run with Charlotte Faux getting the bonus point try. Megan Goddard converted to bring her personal tally to 15.
Loughborough Lightning 19 – 40 Harlequins Ladies
Harlequins maintained their unbeaten start to the Tyrrells Premier 15s season with a 40-19 bonus point win away at Loughborough Lightning.
A brace from Rachael Burford and one each from Natasha Bradshaw, Holly Myers, Jess Breach, Paula Robinson, Sally Parker and Chloe Edwards helped Harlequins keep up their perfect start.
Loughborough scored three tries of their own after racing into an early lead thanks to Ofure Ugiagbe and Charlotte Pearce before Emma Hardy grabbed a third in the second half.
A tense first 40 minutes saw Quins go into half time leading 15-14 however Burford and Breach extended that lead after the break with Parker and Chloe Edwards going over late on.
Firwood Waterloo Ladies 16 – 20 Bristol Ladies
Two late tries saw Bristol Rugby come from eight points down to beat Firwood Waterloo 20-16 in a pulsating game in the Tyrrells Premier 15s.
Bristol took an early 5-0 lead but Waterloo captain Ash Neale’s reply was converted by Bethany Stott to give the home side the lead.
Two Stott penalties gave the home side a 13-8 advantage at the break and she extended their lead before two late scores spoiled the home side’s party.
Darlington Mowden Park Sharks 28 – 32 Wasps Ladies
Wasps recorded their first win of the season in a thrilling contest against Darlington Mowden Park Sharks thanks to their 29-0 half-time lead.
Captain Katie Adler broke the deadlock with a well worked move before England Prop Rochelle Clark doubled their lead on 20 minutes.
Tries from Abby Dow, Heather Millar-Mills and Clark put Wasps in control before the Sharks fought back.
Winger Claudia Macdonald started the comeback with Kat Hobson crossing in the corner before Georgina Roberts narrowed the lead to just eight points.
A late Hobson try secured two bonus points for the Sharks.
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Report courtesy of England Rugby