Amor: Scottish crowd can make the difference

Amor: Scottish crowd can make the difference

Try time: Gerard Mullen, centre, celebrates his try with Dan Mugford, number 10, and John Bordiss as Esher scrum half Clive Stuart-Smith looks on

On target: Fly half Dan Mugford slots home one of his five penalties at the weekend

On the front foot: London Scottish back row star Adam Kleeberger launches another attack for his men

Stopped: Esher's Michael MacFarlane is halted by the London Scottish defence

First published in London Scottish

Fly half Dan Mugford gave London Scottish’s Championship survival hopes a boost as his five penalties proved decisive in a 20-16 win at Esher on Saturday.

Mugford – recently returned from injury – capitalised on the hosts’ poor discipline as head coach Simon Amor’s men avenged a 24-14 defeat at Molesey Road last month.

Exiles winger Gerard Mullen scored his side’s only try in a game refereed by international official Wayne Barnes.

Scottish host Moseley on Sunday with Amor pointing out home advantage could prove crucial.

“The boys get a real lift when they hear the crowd. It is that 1 per cent that will help get us over the line,” he said.

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