Challenge Cup: Stade Francais 39-17 London Welsh

Stade Francais (18) 39

  • Tries: Arias, Pape, Doumayrou, penalty, Bonfils, Fainifo
  • Cons: Bezy 3
  • Pens: Bezy

London Welsh (3) 17

  • Tries: Mackenzie 2
  • Cons: Davies 2
  • Pens: Davies

London Welsh rounded off their maiden European campaign with a heavy defeat away by Stade Francais which saw the French side top Pool Five in the Amlin Challenge Cup.

Tries from Julien Arias, Pascal Pape and Geoffrey Doumayrou helped the hosts into an 18-3 half-time lead.

They added a penalty try to wrap up the bonus point shortly after half-time.

Remi Bonfils and Francis Fainifo scored further tries, with Phil Mackenzie replying with a brace for the Exiles.

Team line-ups:

Stade Francais: Hugo Bonneval, Paul Sackey, Geoffrey Doumayrou, Lisandro Gomez Lopez, Julien Arias, Paul Warwick, Nicolas Bezy, Zurabi Zhvania, Laurent Sempere, David Attoub, Anton van Zyl, Pascal Pape (capt), Antoine Burban, Scott Lavalla, Pierre Rabadan.

Replacements: Remi Bonfils, Rabah Slimani, Jeremy Becasseau, Nicholas Garrault, Arthur Chullon, Lucas Rubio, Francis Fainifo, Jerome Porical.

London Welsh: Tom Arscott, Phil Mackenzie, James Lewis, Seb Jewell (capt), Nick Scott, Ryan Davis, Alex Davies, Billy Moss, Greg Bateman, James Tideswell, Adam Brown, Matt Corker, Lee Beach, Mike Denbee, Alfie To'oala.

Replacements: Gareth Evans, Tom Bristow, Paulica Ion, Jonathan Mills, Ed Williamson, Michael Hills, Simon Whatling, Ashley Smith.