Amlin Challenge Cup Pool Two: Toulon 36-10 Newcastle

Jonny Wilkinson contributed 11 points as Toulon cruised past his former club Newcastle Falcons to move a step closer to qualifying for the knockout stages of the Amlin Challenge Cup.

Christian Loamanu scored two first-half tries, both converted by Wilkinson, who has signed a new deal with the club following his international retirement.

Geoffroy Messina, Eifion Lewis Roberts and David Smith also scored for Toulon.

Corne Uys grabbed a late consolation try for Newcastle.

Toulon: Lapyeyre; Loamanu, Bastareaud, Messina, Palisson; Wilkinson, Magnaval; Roberts, Ivaldi, Hayman, Samson, Chesney, Senatore, Gunther, Armitage.

Replacements: D Smith for Loamanu (41), Kubriashvili for Roberts (59), Orioli for Ivaldi (71), Emmanuelli for Hayman (59), Schofield for Samson (67), Tawake for Armitage (62).

Not Used: Dumora, Cibray.

Newcastle: Goosen; Eves, Uys, Helleur, Fitzpatrick; Manning, Pasqualin; Shiells, Graham, Murray, Hudson, Van der Heijden, Wilson, Welch, M Mayhew.

Replacements: Catterick for Goosen (63), Vickers for Graham (51), Frazier for Murray (50), Swinson for Hudson (41), Hogg for van der Heijden (51).

Not Used: Wells, Pilgrim, Fielden.

Att: 13,000

Ref: Peter Allan (Scotland)

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