The bonus point in the bag, the Quins then lost lock John Gardiner to the sin-bin and allowed Llanelli
to rally until Thomas grabbed his hattrick after a clever pass from fullback Dale Ford.
went straight onto the attack, and kept at it until their huge lock forward Maselino Paulino was sin-binned.
had piled up 58 points in winning the game earlier in the season at Parc y Scarlets and at times, they looked like they might do something similar this time around.
From the north of Llanelli
(via Crosshands A476, Pontiets B4309 or Pontardulais A4138) follow the yellow signs when you reach Llanelli
On try count, the sides were level at two-apiece, but indiscipline cost Llanelli
dearly, as they gave away far too many penalties and were duly punished as flyhalf Jake Sharp landed six.
Stein (right) moved to Llanelli
, his first pro club, in 1950 after eight seasons with Albion Rovers but became unsettled after his home in Hamilton was broken into.
hit back strongly and City rarely threatened again until the closing minutes of the first half.
But there are call-ups for Shane Williams, whose versatility as a wing or scrum-half will be priceless in Australia, Llanelli
wing Garan Evans and Celtic Warriors lock Brent Cockbain, 28-year-old brother of Australian international Matt.
The Scarlets' fly-half booted a perfect eight penalties from eight attempts to take Llanelli
through as the second-best runners-up.
After three straight home wins, Llanelli
also showed they can turn it on away from Parc y Scarlets as, leading 26-0 at the turnaround, they cruised to a convincing six-try bonus-point success.
Male Voice Choir sang Myfanwy while Mr Gallacher's grand-daughter Adrienne read a poem.
2006/07 UC Q1: Gefle IF 1 Llanelli
2 (agg, 2-1 to Llanelli