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  • European Rugby Challenge Cup
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  • 13th Oct 2012
  • KO 15:00
  • Ground: Urbieta Rugby Sport Centre
  • Att: 500

Amlin Challenge Cup: Worcester taught Spanish newboys Gernika a lesson

Last updated: 13th October 2012  

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Paul Hodgson: two tries for Worcester

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Joe Carlisle: Kicked 10 conversions and scored a try

Worcester taught Spanish newboys Gernika a severe lesson with a thumping 85-5 success in their Amlin Challenge Cup Pool Two opener.

This was Spain's champions' European debut, but it turned into a nightmare as the Warriors crossed the tryline 13 times.

Gernika wing Toto Mazzochi scored on the hour mark, but the joy was short-lived as Richard Hill's side ran riot in this one-way contest.

Replacement Max Stelling grabbed a six-minute hat-trick late on, wing Andy Short and scrum-half Paul Hodgson scored try doubles while No 10 Joe Carlisle bagged 25 points with a try and 10 conversions.

Yet the challenge in weeks ahead will be tougher for Worcester, who take on Perpignan next weekend.

The French giants thrashed Rovigo in a 10 try 79-12 romp at the Stadio Mario Battaglini.

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