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London Irish 59-7 Dax

London Irish (17) 59
Tries: Seveali'i 2, Hudson, D. Armitage, Ojo, Fury 2, Hewat Cons: Hewat 8 Pens: Hewat

Dax (0) 7
Try: Bornman Con: Vignau Tuquet


Seveali'i got two of London Irish's tries
Seveali'i got two of London Irish's tries at the Madejski Stadium

London Irish ran in eight tries as they hammered French club Dax 59-7 in their European Challenge Cup tie at the Madejski Stadium on Thursday.

Elvis Seveali'i (2), James Hudson, Delon Armitage, Topsy Ojo, returning Wales scrum-half Warren Fury (2) and Peter Hewat were the scorers.

Hewat successfully converted all eight tries and added a penalty to take his tally to 19 points for the game.

Jannie Bornman scored a try for Dax in the dying stages.

Antoine Vignau Tuquet converted Dax's consolation try.

Irish's fourth bonus-point victory puts them well clear at the top of Pool One, 11 points ahead of second-placed Connacht - who have played three matches.


London Irish: D Armitage; Ojo, Seveali'i, Gower, Shabbo; Hewat, Lalanne; D Murphy, Buckland, Corbisiero, Hudson, Casey, Roche, Danaher, Thorpe.
Replacements: Bailey for D. Armitage (69), Geraghty for Seveali'i (54), Fury for Lalanne (64), Dermody for D. Murphy (44), Coetzee for Buckland (14), Kennedy for Casey (50), Johnson for Roche (62).

Dax: Diaz; Borges, Argel, Williams, Albaladejo; Vignau Tuquet; Pezet, Brugnaut, Pedrosa, Boyoud, Bert, Thompson, Bornman, Deniau, Caillet, Decamps.
Replacements: Bell for Williams (63), Bonet for Pedrosa (49), Decamps for Boyoud (12), Mazel for Thompson (41), Adrillon for Deniau (59), Guironnet for Decamps (50).
Not Used: Morlaes.

Att: 6,004.

Ref: James Jones (WFU).

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see also
London Irish trio sign new deals
09 Dec 08 |  London Irish
European Challenge Cup R3 review
06 Dec 08 |  Rugby Union


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