Bath beat Wasps to book Challenge Cup final

Bath held off London Wasps to win their Amlin Challenge Cup Semi-final 18-24 at Adams Park Stadium and book a place in the final against Northampton Saints.

The result means that English West country rugby club Bath will contest their first Challenge Cup final since 2008.

More to follow.

Final Score London Wasps 18 (13) Bath 24 (10)

Scorers

London Wasps
Tries: Helu, Johnson
Cons: Goode
Pens: Goode 2

Bath
Tries: Perenise, Webber 2
Cons: Ford 3
Pens: Ford

Match Officials
Referee:
Romain Poite (France),
Assistant ref: Jerome Garces (France),
Assistant ref: Pascal Gauzere (France),
TMO: Eric Gauzins (France),
Citing Commissioner: Yann Le Dore (France)

Teams

London Wasps: Andrea Masi; William Helu, Elliott Daly, Chris Bell (c), Tom Varndell; Andy Goode, Joe Simpson; Matt Mullan, Carlo Festuccia, Phil Swainston, Joe Launchbury, Kearnan Myall, Ashley Johnson, James Haskell, Nathan Hughes

Replacements: Tom Lindsay, Simon McIntyre, Taione Vea, Tom Palmer, Sam Jones, Charlie Davies, Joe Carlisle, Charlie Hayter

Bath Rugby: Nick Abendanon; Semesa Rokoduguni, Jonathan Joseph, Kyle Eastmond, Matt Banahan; George Ford, Peter Stringer; Nathan Catt, Rob Webber, Anthony Perenise, Stuart Hooper (c), Dominic Day, Matt Garvey, Guy Mercer, Leroy Houston

Replacements: Ross Batty, Paul James, David Wilson, Alafoti Fa’osiliva, Carl Fearns, Micky Young, Gavin Henson, Anthony Watson

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