Planet Rugby

Semi-final spot for Harlequins

08th April 2011 21:46

Share:

Maurie Fa asavalu try for Harlequins against Wasps

Scorer: Maurie Fa'asavalu

Harlequins progressed to the Amlin Challenge Cup semi-final stage after beating London Wasps 32-22 at Twickenham Stoop on Friday.

Nick Evans was the hero for Quins as he kicked five penalties, two conversions and a sweet drop-goal in a faultless kicking display.

The Stoop outfit had recorded an early 14-0 lead after Danny Care and former St Helens Rugby League star Maurie Fa'asavalu crossed.

But Wasps responded through scores from Seb Jewell, Tom Lindsay and Richard Haughton but the Kiwi ten's kicking saw Quins home to set up a fixture against Munster or Brive in the semi-finals.

The scorers:

For Harlequins:
Tries: Care, Fa'asavalu
Con: Evans 2
Pen: Evans 5
Drop: Evans

For London Wasps:
Tries: Jewell, Lewsey, Haughton
Con: Walder 2
Drop: Walder

Harlequins: 15 Mike Brown, 14 Gonzalo Camacho, 13 George Lowe, 12 Jordan Turner-Hall, 11 Ugo Monye, 10 Nick Evans, 9 Danny Care, 8 Nick Easter (capt), 7 Will Skinner, 6 Maurie Fa'asavalu, 5 George Robson, 4 Ollie Kohn, 3 John Andress, 2 Joe Gray, 1 Ceri Jones.
Replacements: 16 Chris Brooker, 17 Mark Lambert, 18 James Johnston, 19 Pete Browne, 20 Tomas Vallejos, 21 Dave Moore, 22 Rory Clegg, 23 Tom Williams.

London Wasps: 15 Mark van Gisbergen, 14 Richard Haughton, 13 Ben Jacobs, 12 Riki Flutey, 11 David Lemi, 10 Dave Walder, 9 Joe Simpson, 8 Andy Powell, 7 Dan Ward Smith, 6 John Hart (capt), 5 Joe Launchbury, 4 Simon Shaw, 3 Ben Broster, 2 Rob Webber, 1 Tim Payne.
Replacements: 16 Tom Lindsay, 17 Charlie Beech, 18 Zak Taulafo, 19 James Cannon, 20 Serge Betsen, 21 Nic Berry, 22 Christian Wade, 23 Seb Jewell.

Referee: Christophe Berdos (France)
Assistant referees: Pascal Gauzère (France), Jean-Luc Rebollal (France)
Television match official: Giulio De Santis (Italy)

  • Euro Challenge Cup Fixtures
Forthcoming Fixtures
FixtureDetails
All times are local
European Rugby Challenge Cup
Friday , October 24
Brive vs Zebre18:30
La Rochelle vs Bayonne18:30
Grenoble vs London IrishGrenoble vs London Irish Preview
Newport Gwent D'gons vs Newcastle19:30
Edinburgh vs LOU Rugby19:45
Saturday , October 25
Bucuresti vs Stade Francais14:00
Rovigo vs Cardiff Blues14:00
Exeter vs Connacht15:00
Oyonnax vs Gloucester19:45
Thursday , December 4
La Rochelle vs Exeter19:45
More European Rugby Challenge Cup fixtures
  • Euro Challenge Cup Results
Recent Results
FixtureDetails
All times are local
European Rugby Challenge Cup
Thursday , October 23
London Welsh 20 - 52 Bordeaux-BeglesLondon Welsh vs Bordeaux-Begles Report
Sunday , October 19
London Irish 70 - 14 RovigoLondon Irish vs Rovigo Report
Saturday , October 18
Cardiff Blues 37 - 14 Grenoble
Connacht 48 - 12 La Rochelle
Stade Francais 22 - 38 Newport Gwent D'gons
LOU Rugby 28 - 18 London WelshLOU Rugby vs London Welsh Report
Zebre 24 - 33 Oyonnax
Bayonne 30 - 24 Exeter
Friday , October 17
Newcastle 43 - 19 Bucuresti
Bordeaux-Begles 13 - 15 EdinburghBordeaux-Begles vs Edinburgh Report
More European Rugby Challenge Cup results
  • Euro Challenge Cup Table
Pool 1
European Rugby Challenge Cup Table
PosTeamPPts
1London Irish15
2Cardiff Blues15
3Rovigo10
4Grenoble10
Pool 2
European Rugby Challenge Cup Table
PosTeamPPts
1Connacht15
2Bayonne14
3Exeter11
4La Rochelle10
Pool 3
European Rugby Challenge Cup Table
PosTeamPPts
1Newcastle Falcons15
2Dragons15
3Bucuresti10
4Stade Francais10
Pool 4
European Rugby Challenge Cup Table
PosTeamPPts
1Bordeaux-Begles26
2LOU Rugby15
3Edinburgh14
4London Welsh20
Pool 5
European Rugby Challenge Cup Table
PosTeamPPts
1Gloucester15
2Oyonnax14
3Zebre10
4Brive10