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- Aviva Premiership
- 28th Sep 2013
- KO 15:00
- Ground: Adams Park
- Att: 3,500
Aviva Premiership: Dai Young delighted to win at last
We have to put last year out of the window. We can't carry negativity forward as it is all about this year.
Quotes of the week
- Saturday's Aviva Prem preview
- Sunday's Aviva Prem preview
- Mallinder pleased for North
- McCall hails 'satisfying' win
- Davies delight at comeback
- Burke takes Tigers positives
- Ford looking to motor on
- Baxter's good foundations
- North off mark in Saints win
- Wasps off the mark in style
- Tigers climb with Exeter win
- Falcons downed by Gloucester
- Saracens retain perfect start
- Bath too good for Irish
Wasps boss Dai Young described himself as "thrilled" after seeing his side collect their first Aviva Premiership victory since February at the expense of Worcester.
A late try from Guy Thompson gave Wasps their bonus point and had Andy Goode not missed with all four conversion attempts, the 32-16 margin would have been even greater.
"We have to put last year out of the window. We can't carry negativity forward as it is all about this year," said Young.
"Today we were in control for nearly all the game but I was frustrated that we didn't put distance between the teams earlier.
"Our scrum was a big factor, it provided a very strong foundation. We felt we had to work on our scrummaging and made it a big thing so as to change the perception of that part of our game."
Worcester boss Dean Ryan conceded that the scrum had been a decisive factor in the match.
"Our scrum didn't work and our line-out was sloppy," he said. "We were competitive in the first half but we were stripped of the ball on at least seven occasions and the scoreline kept flashing away from us.
"Matt Mullan got the better of Euan Murray in the scrum. Mullan was speedy across the gap but as an experienced international, Euan should have been able to deal with it."
Worcester have only a point from four league matches and Ryan accepts there are difficult times ahead.
"It is a huge challenge to get this club sorted out," he said. "I'm very disappointed that we weren't competitive in the second half.
"Perhaps we need to more simplistic as we seem to be chasing games, too early and from too deep in our own half."
Wasps flanker Ashley Johnson was named man of the match and he described his joy at helping his side earn their first win of the season.
"After three losses we were starting to feel the pressure. It's a huge relief so that so we can now go down to the Saracens next week with some confidence," he said.
"In the last three games we've made mistakes and needed to eliminate them. The guys stuck together and did so and our forwards provided a strong platform to win the game."
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|Friday 26th September|
|19:45||London Welsh vs Gloucester|
|Saturday 27th September|
|15:00||Leicester vs London Irish|
|15:00||Saracens vs Sale|
|15:15||Northampton vs Bath|
|Sunday 28th September|
|14:00||Wasps vs Newcastle|
|14:00||Exeter vs Harlequins|
|Friday 3rd October|
|19:45||Bath vs Saracens|
|Saturday 4th October|
|15:00||Harlequins vs London Welsh|
|15:00||London Irish vs Northampton|
|15:15||Gloucester vs Leicester|
|Sunday 5th October|
|14:00||Sale vs Wasps|
|15:00||Newcastle vs Exeter|
|Friday 10th October|
|19:45||Leicester vs Harlequins|
|Saturday 11th October|
|14:30||London Welsh vs Newcastle|
|15:00||Saracens vs Gloucester|
|15:00||Exeter vs London Irish|
|15:15||Northampton vs Sale|
|Sunday 12th October|
|14:00||Wasps vs Bath|
|Saturday 15th November|
|14:00||Sale vs London Irish|
|15:00||Gloucester vs Harlequins|
|15:00||Leicester vs Saracens|
|15:00||Northampton vs Exeter|
|15:00||Bath vs Newcastle|
|Sunday 16th November|
|14:00||Wasps vs London Welsh|
|Friday 21st November|
|20:00||Newcastle vs Gloucester|
|Sunday 21st September|
|Newcastle 10 - 35 Northampton|
|Saturday 20th September|
|Bath 45 - 0 Leicester|
|Harlequins 26 - 23 Wasps|
|London Irish 32 - 36 Saracens|
|Sale 46 - 8 London Welsh|
|Friday 19th September|
|Gloucester 22 - 25 Exeter|
|Sunday 14th September|
|Newcastle 18 - 20 London Irish|
|Wasps 20 - 16 Northampton|
|Saturday 13th September|
|Exeter 20 - 24 Leicester|
|Gloucester 34 - 27 Sale Sharks|
|Bath 53 - 26 London Welsh|
|Friday 12th September|
|Harlequins 0 - 39 Saracens|
|Sunday 7th September|
|London Welsh 0 - 52 Exeter|
|Saturday 6th September|
|London Irish 15 - 20 Harlequins|
|Leicester 36 - 17 Newcastle|
|Sale Sharks 20 - 29 Bath|
|Saracens 34 - 28 Wasps|
|Friday 5th September|
|Northampton 53 - 6 Gloucester|
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