Amlin Challenge Cup: Bucuresti 17-40 Bath

Bucuresti (7) 17

  • Tries: Surugiu, Munteanu
  • Cons: Vlaicu, Wiringi
  • Pens: Vlaicu

Bath (23) 40

  • Tries: Spencer, Batty, Vesty, Devoto, Palma-Newport
  • Cons: Vesty 3
  • Pens: Vesty 3

Academy fly-half Ollie Devoto scored his first try for Bath as they cruised to a bonus-point win against Bucharest.

The visitors posted a comfortable 23-7 half-time lead after Will Spencer and Ross Batty crossed and full-back Sam Vesty kicked 13 points while Florin Surugiu went in for the hosts.

Vesty opened the scoring with a try early in the second ha lf before Devoto's score sealed the try bonus.

Cristian Munteanu went in for the hosts before Kane Palma-Newport struck back.

SQUAD

Bucuresti: Vlaicu; Ciuntu, Cazan, Dascalu, Apostol; Wiringi, Surugiu; Dobre, Radoi, Badalicescu; Munteanu, Popirlan; Ion, Mitu, Carpo.

Replacements: Gal for Vlaicu (57), Filip for Apostol (68), Boar for Dobre (51), Turashvili for Radoi (51), Dumitru for Badalicescu (63), Ianus for Carpo (58).

Sin Bin: Dobre (26), Turashvili (74).

Bath: Vesty, Woodburn, Cuthbert, Williams, Biggs, Devoto, McMillan, Catt, Batty, Perenise, Spencer, Attwood, Skirving, Mercer, Skuse.

Replacements: Eastmond for Cuthbert (63), Abendanon for Devoto (74), Cook for McMillan (55), Sharman for Batty (43), Day for Attwood (63).

Sin Bin: Mercer (74).

Ref: Cedric Marchat (France).