Amlin Challenge Cup: Bath 53-8 Bucuresti

Bath (24) 53

  • Tries: Dunn, Cuthbert (3), Aguilla, Kosta, Cook, Skuse
  • Cons: Heathcote (3), Vesty

Bucuresti (3) 8

  • Tries: Diaconescu
  • Pens: Vlaicu

Tom Dunn got a try within 13 minutes of his first senior start as Bath beat Bucuresti 53-8 in the Amlin Cup.

Florin Vlaicu's penalty got the visitors back into it before a penalty try and two quick Jack Cuthbert scores made it 24-3 at half-time.

Horacio Agulla's try secured the bonus point at the start of the second half before Grigoras Diaconescu responded.

Nick Kosta crossed on the hour before Chris Cook, hat-trick man Cuthbert and Will Skuse all went over for Bath.


Bath: Cuthbert; Agulla, Hipkiss, Williams, Woodburn; Heathcote, McMillan; Beech, Dunn, Perenise; Hooper (c), Caldwell, Skuse, Mercer, Kosta,

Replacements: Sharman for Kosta (67), Catt for Beech (57), Palma-Newport for Perenise (57), Attwood for Hooper (66), Louw, Cook for McMillan (66), Vesty for Heathcote (66), Banahan for Hipkiss (57)

Bucuresti: Fercu; Lemnaru, Dascalu, Vlaicu, Niacsu; Wiringi, Diaconescu; Pristavita, Radoi, Pungea, Munteanu, Drenceanu, Mitu, Ion, Carpo.

Replacements: Capatana for Radoi (48), Badalicescu for Pristavita (57), Dobre for Pungea (57), Ianus for Mitu (75), Filip for Lemnaru (79) , Gal for Vlaicu (64), Apostol for Fercu (72), Lazar for Munteanu (72)

Attendance: 9,873

Referee: Laurent Cardona (France)