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Nine-try Wasps go top

21st October 2012 17:52

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Christian Wade

Two tries: Christian Wade

London Wasps climbed to the top of Pool Three in the Amlin Challenge Cup thanks to a 59-12 victory over Mogliano in Italy on Sunday.

The 2003 tournament winners outscored their hosts nine tries to two at Stadio Maurizio Quaggia to move one point clear of Bayonne at the top of the pool at set up a showdown with the French club in December.

Wasps travel to France for the first of back-to-back clashed on December 8 and then host Bayonne a week later.

Wasps led 35-5 at the interval and speed merchant Christian Wade score two tries as English club made it two wins from as many starts.

The scorers:

For Mogliano:
Tries: T. Thomas, Poff, Southwell, Wade 2, Masi, Johnson, Payne, Launchbury
Cons: Bell 7

For London Wasps:
Tries: Maso, Galon
Con: Galon

Mogliano: 15 Vittorio Candiago, 14 Alessandro Onori, 13 Enrico Ceccato, 12 Cristian Cerioni, 11 Ezio Galon, 10 Edoardo Padovani, 9 Alberto Lucchese, 8 Mathew Gilbert, 7 Meyer Swanepoel, 6 Edoardo Candiago, 5 Enrico Pavanello, 4 Federico Maso, 3 Augusto Allori, 2 Ivan Gianesini, 1 Andrea Ceccato.
Replacements: 16 Agustin Costa Repetto, 17 Davide Meggetto, 18 Laert Naka, 19 Nicola Corbanese, 20 Antonio Giabardo, 21 Filippo Guarducci, 22 Giovanni Benvenuti, 23 Marco Gazzola.

Wasps: 15 Hugo Southwell, 14 Jack Wallace, 13 Elliott Daly, 12 Andrea Masi, 11 Christian Wade, 10 Tommy Bell, 9 Charlie Davies, 8 Ashley Johnson, 7 Jonathan Poff, 6 James Haskell, 5 James Cannon, 4 Tom Palmer, 3 Fabio Staibano, 2 T Rhys Thomas, 1 Tim Payne.
Replacements: 16 Tom Lindsay, 17 Phil Swainston, 18 Zak Taulafo, 19 Joe Launchbury, 20 Sam Jones, 21 Jonah Holmes, 22 Lee Thomas, 23 Chris Bell

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Pool 1
European Rugby Challenge Cup Table
PosTeamPPts
1Sale Sharks623
2Biarritz616
3Oyonnax612
4Worcester67
Pool 2
European Rugby Challenge Cup Table
PosTeamPPts
1Bath628
2Bordeaux-Begles614
3Dragons614
4Mogliano Rugby60
Pool 3
European Rugby Challenge Cup Table
PosTeamPPts
1Brive623
2Newcastle Falcons619
3Bucuresti610
4Calvisano62
Pool 4
European Rugby Challenge Cup Table
PosTeamPPts
1Wasps627
2Bayonne615
3Grenoble612
4Viadana62
Pool 5
European Rugby Challenge Cup Table
PosTeamPPts
1Stade Francais624
2London Irish624
3Cavalieri Prato611
4Lusitanos60