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Will Carpenter


Posted Monday, November 12th 2018

As it happened: Wasps 19-30 Bristol Bears

Bristol Bears made it back-to-back wins in the Premiership Rugby Cup with an impressive 30-19 triumph over Wasps at the Ricoh Arena on Sunday.

Ryan Edwards bagged a brace while Shaun Malton also crossed for Pat Lam's side, with Callum Sheedy adding 15 points with the boot to seal a resounding win. 

Relive all of the action as we dissect the key moments, as it happened, from Sunday's clash.

Edwards scores his first.
Sheedy kicks a penalty.
Bears celebrate Malton's try.
Edwards goes in for his second.

2 minsPEN0-3 – Callum Sheedy takes a successful shot at goal after blistering start from Bristol, with Piers O’Conor making good ground on the right-hand side.

7 minsPEN3-3 – Wasps hit back and make good ground courtesy of Ben Morris, as Bears are penalised inside 22 and Sopoaga lands a simple penalty.

16 minsTRY10-3 - Josh Bassett collects Sopoaga’s beautifully-weighted chip to score out wide. Sopoaga converts.

24 minsTRY10-10 – Superb handling on the left-hand side as Luatua feeds O’Conor and the centre sends the supporting Ryan Edwards under the posts. Sheedy converts.

28 minsPEN13-10 – Piutau penalised for holding on and Sopoaga obliges from the kicking tee to edge Wasps back in front.

31 minsPEN13-13 – Hurrell wins a penalty inside Wasps territory and Sheedy is on target from the tee.


HT: Wasps 13-13 Bristol Bears


45 minsTRY13-20 - Shaun Malton rumbles over at the back of a driving lineout, as the Bears pack get the shove on five metres from the Wasps line. Sheedy converts.

48 minsPEN16-20 – Smith penalised in the midfield and Sopoaga lands his third penalty of the afternoon.

69 minsPEN19-20 – Fenton-Wells the man penalised just inside Bear territory, and Sopoaga makes it a one-point game with 11 minutes to play.

74 minsPEN19-23 – High tackle on Smith wins Bristol a penalty and Sheedy kicks nails his fifth successful kick of the afternoon.

77 minsTRY19-30 – Flowing move and O’Conor’s offload finds Edwards for a second. Sheedy converts.

79 mins – Bassett knocks on in process of grounding the ball and Andrew Jackson blows for full time.

FT: Wasps 19-30 Bristol Bears

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