Wasps get their revenge on Bath

Jimmy Gopperth scored a try, four penalties and three conversions

Wasps recovered from last week’s loss by beating Bath 10-36 at the Recreation Ground in the European Rugby Champions Cup.

Bath edged Wasps in last week’s reverse fixture at the Ricoh Arena with a late try while Wasps had two players in the sin bin.

The result puts Wasps on 14 points and top of Pool 5 while Bath who have played one less match are on 8 points in second place. The loss for Bath is their biggest for almost five years.

Jimmy Gopperth was named European Rugby Champions Cup man of the match.

More to follow.

Final Score Bath 10 (7) Wasps 36 (23)


Tries – Rokoduguni
Pen – Ford
Con – Ford
Drop –

Tries – Daly, Gopperth, Leiua
Pen – Gopperth (4)
Con – Gopperth (2)
Drop – Daly

Match Officials
Referee: Romain Poite (France),
Assistant ref: Cyril Lafon (France),
Assistant ref: Stephane Boyer (France),
TMO: Eric Gonthier (France),
Citing Commissioner: Yann Le Dore (France)


Bath Rugby:

Anthony Watson; Semesa Rokoduguni, Jonathan Joseph, Kyle Eastmond, Matt Banahan; George Ford, Niko Matawalu; Nick Auterac, Ross Batty, David Wilson, Matt Garvey, David Attwood, Leroy Houston, Francois Louw (c), David Dento

Replacements: Rob Webber, Max Lahiff, Henry Thomas, Charlie Ewels, Guy Mercer, Chris Cook, Rhys Priestland, Tom Homer


Rob Miller; Frank Halai, Elliot Daly, Ben Jacobs, Charles Piutau; Jimmy Gopperth, Joe Simpson; Matt Mullan, Ashley Johnson, Lorenzo Cittadini, Joe Launchbury, Bradley Davies, James Haskell (c), George Smith, Nathan Hughes

Replacements: Edd Shervington, Simon McIntyre, Phil Swainston, James Gaskell, Sam Jones, Dan Robson, Ruaridh Jackson, Alapati Leiua

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