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Sunday, 20 October, 2002, 16:18 GMT 17:18 UK
Parker Pen round-up
Wasps number eight Lawrence Dallaglio
Dallaglio scored two tries for Wasps
Saracens scored a total of 23 tries as the London club demolished Dinamo Bucharest 151-0 in the Parker Pen Challenge Cup.

In doing so they broke almost every record in the competition.

The score was 35 points higher than the previous best, the winning margin 41 points better and the try-count six better.

With the London outfit winning the first-leg match 87-11 in Bucharest, the combined scoreline was 238-11.

Former Australian international centre Tim Horan and hooker Matt Cairns scored a hat-trick apiece in the first-round second-leg tie.

Fijian fly-half Nicky Little and replacement Adryan Winnan kicked a total of eight conversions each in Sunday's record win at Vicarage Road.

Leeds were made to work a little harder for their passage into the second round, with a 52-13 win over Petrarca.

The Premiership side were leading 29-23 after the first leg.

But 17 points from Gordon Ross and two tries from Alan Dickens and Craig Emmerson ensured a much more comfortable route to victory.

Wasps were rarely troubled during their 42-0 win over Overmach Parma.

Fly-half Alex King kicked seven points while former England captain Lawrence Dallaglio was a major influence at the back of the pack scoring two tries.

Elsewhere, a second half hat-trick of tries from England wing Michael Stephenson was the highlight of Newcastle's 33-17 (agg 52-29) win over Grenoble at Kingston Park.

"Our league form has been good in patches and the big thing were trying to shake off is this 'win one lose one' attitude," said Stephenson.


Saturday's matches

Bath demolished GRAN Rugby Parma 57-19 to cement their place in the second round.

A crowd of nearly 8,000 at the Recreation Ground saw centres Kevin Maggs and Alex Crockett run in two tries apiece.

Bath fly-half Olly Barkley
Barkley was on target for Bath

Full-back Olly Barkley also kicked six conversions as Bath bagged nine tries in total to comfortably add to their 40-3 first-leg win in Italy.

Harlequins squeezed past Caerphilly 31-27 at The Stoop.

The Welsh side, hammered 73-20 at home, were unlucky to lose after running in five tries with two from flanker Gareth Jones.

Pontypridd cantered to an easy 83-8 win over Italian minnows Roma, with winger Gareth Wyatt claiming four of their 13 tries.

And Bridgend joined them in the second round after overturning an 18-6 first-leg deficit against Pau with a 27-9 victory at the The Brewery Field.

But Ebbw Vale went out after slumping to a 29-16 defeat in France to Montauban.

Irish province Connacht enjoyed a 47-29 win over Mont de Marsan to add to their win in France last week.

French aristocrats Stade Francais moved comfortably through with a 81-20 hammering of Italian side Rovigo in Paris.

They were joined there by Colomiers, who thrashed the Italians of L'Aquila 75-5, and Narbonne, who beat Silea 41-14.


Friday's match

But one Italian side, Treviso, did progress after an impressive 33-17 victory in Castres.

Nicky Walker notched a hat-trick for Borders as they also managed 13 tries in a 77-15 trouncing of Madrid.

It brought up 150 points for the Scottish side over the two legs, after a 73-22 win in Spain.


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