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Biarritz knock London Wasps out in Challenge Cup


Joe Launchbury on attack for London Wasps

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Article Published: Saturday 7 April 2012


France international scrum-half Dimitri Yachvili kicked 16 points to put Biarritz through to the Semi-finals and end London Wasps and England's participation in the Challenge Cup with a 23-26 victory.

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Final Score Wasps (9) 23 Biarritz (17) 26

Scorers

London Wasps
Tries: Wade, Davis
Cons: Robinson 2
Pens: Robinson 3

Biarritz
Tris: Balshaw, Van Staden
Cons: Yachvili 2
Pens: Yachvili 4

Referee: John Lacey (Ireland)

Teams

London Wasps: H Southwell [capt]; R Haughton, E Daly, R Davis, C Wade; N Robinson, C Davies; Z Taulafo, V Korshunov, B Broster, J Cannon, R Birkett, J Launchbury, M Everard, S Jones

Replacements: N Morris, T Payne, S McIntyre, R Filipo, J Harris, J Wallace, T Prydie, T Lindsay

Biarritz Olympique Pays Basque: I Balshaw; T Ngwenya, C Gimenez, D Haylett-Petty, B Baby; J Peyrelongue, D Yachvili [capt]; Y Watremez, E Guinazu, E Van Staden, E Lund, P Taele, W Lauret, B Guyot, R Lakafia

Replacements: R Terrain, S Marconnet, F Gomez Kodela, J Roidot, I Harinordoquy, F Faure, J Barraque, M Bosch

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