European Challenge Cup: Wasps score eight tries in 52-24 win at Agen

Jimmy Gopperth
Jimmy Gopperth has scored three tries in his past two appearances for Wasps
European Challenge Cup Pool Three
Agen (17) 24
Tries: Correa (2), Lamoulie Cons: Vincent (3) Pens: Vincent
Wasps (26) 52
Tries: Johnson, Bassett, Alo, Cruse, Gopperth (2), Vukasinovic, Wolstenholme Cons: Sopoaga (6)

Wasps cruised to their second win in Europe this season as they beat French side Agen 52-24 in a European Challenge Cup dead rubber.

The first 17 minutes brought five tries as Ashley Johnson, Josh Bassett and Biyi Alo scored for Wasps interspersed by two for Agen's Fernandez Correa.

Tom Cruse got Wasps' bonus-point before a Thomas Vincent penalty for Agen.

Wasps then crossed four times in nine second-half minutes to kill off the game, Jimmy Gopperth scoring twice.

Theo Vukasinovic and Sam Wolstenholme also crossed as Wasps scored 28 points between the 49th and 58th minutes before Mathieu Lamoulie's consolation try late on for an Agen side who have lost all five of their Challenge Cup matches.

Wasps at least restored some pride after three losses in their previous four pool games, but the successive defeats by Edinburgh in December had already left them unable to progress to the knockout stages.

Agen: Tolot; Saurs, Conduche, Puletua, Masilevu; Vincent, Verdu; Correa, Barthomeuf, Chabeaudie, Yahi, Phillips, Maravat, Zafra, Ngauamo.

Replacements: Martinez, Vanai, Tufele, Murday, Ricart, Abadie, Lamoulie, Labau.

Wasps: Miller; Bacon, de Jongh, Gopperth, Bassett; Sopoaga, Wolstenholme; West, Cruse, Alo, Vukasinovic, Matthews, Johnson (capt), Morris, Vailanu.

Replacements: Oghre, McIntyre, Owlett, Flament, Wilson, Clement, Searle, Simonds.

Referee: Sean Gallagher (Ireland)

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