Wasps bite Dragons in EDF Energy Cup

London Wasps beat Welsh regional team Newport Gwent Dragons at Adams Park on Sunday afternoon in their final Pool match of the Anglo Welsh Cup match with Wasps winning 21-10.

 

Dave Walder scored all of Wasps first half points which gave them a 6-3 lead at half time over the Dragons as they had only scored one penalty through Shaun Connor.

 

Damien Varley and Josh Lewsey scored tries in the second half for Wasps while Dave Walder added a penalty.

 
The Dragons did fight back in the second half though and scored a try through Ashley Smith and Shaun Connor converted it but the Wasps were simply too strong for the Welsh side even though they were leading with 8 minutes to go.
 

Final Score Wasps 21 (6) Dragons 10 (3)

Scorers


Wasps
Tries – Varley, Lewsey
Con – Walder
Pen – Walder 3


Dragons
Tries – Smith
Con – Connor
Pen – Connor


Teams


London Wasps : Mark Van Gisbergen, Josh Lewsey, Rob Hoadley, Jeremy Staunton, Tom Voyce, Dave Walder, Mark Robinson, Tim Payne, Rob Webber, Pat Barnard, Dan Leo, Richard Birkett, John Hart, Serge Betsen, Joe Worsley (C).


Replacements: Damien Varley, Tom French, Tom Lindsay, Hugo Ellis, Eoin Reddan, Lachlan Mitchell, Mossy Lawler


Newport Gwent Dragons: Phillip Dollman, Tal Selley, Rhodri Gomer Davies, Ashley Smith, Richard Fussell, Shaun Connor, Tom Isaacs, Adam Black, Tom Willis (c), Rhys Thomas, Hoani MacDonald, Andrew Hall, Joe Bearman, Jamie Ringer, Lewis Evans.


Replacements: Steve Jones, Alex Murphy, Dan Lydiate, Adam Brown, Marc Stcherbina, James Arlidge, Wayne Evans


 

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