London Wasps (36-17) Warriors

Glasgow went down 36-17 to London Wasps at Adams Park today in their_final pre-season match before the beginning of the 2010/11 Magners_League season.

Head coach Sean Lineen said: "We've worked hard on the contact area and saw the benefits of that tonight against a very physical team but it was dissapointing not to get more from having them on the rack for the first 25 minutes."

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Glasgow went down 36-17 to London Wasps at Adams Park today in their final pre-season match before the beginning of the 2010/11 Magners League season.

Head coach Sean Lineen said: "We've worked hard on the contact area_and saw the benefits of that tonight against a very physical team but it_was dissapointing not to get more from having them on the rack for the_first 25 minutes."

Glasgow dominiated the early exchanges and, inside the second minute, when stand-off Duncan Weir lofted_ a kick ahead. Glasgow gathered the ball but a knock-on, a few metres short of the line, gave Wasps the put-in to a defensive scrum.

Moments later the Warriors were threatening again - centre Graeme Morrison going close before number 8, Richie Vernon, was held up over the line before Weir kicked the visitors into an early lead from 40 metres (0-3).

Despite dominating early on however Wasps' scrum-half, Joe Simpson, replied for the hosts with two unconverted tries to got 10-3 up, the first coming from Wasps'first period of sustained pressure it the match so far.

At the half hour mark Glasgow bounced back when winger DTH Van Der Merwe capitalised on his own chip through to score.

Wier then slotted the conversion to bring the scores level (10-10).

Disaster then struck late on as the Wasps' winger Tom Varndell crossed for a try which full-back Mark Van Gisbergen converted to end the half before Weir missed an ambitious penalty opportunity to edge his back in it a minute from the interval.

HALF TIME: 17-10

Unfortunately for the visitors, Wasps started the second half with a flourish, scoring a pair of converted tries through winger Christian Wade and replacement prop Zak Taulafu inside the first 20 minutes to give them a comfortable lead (31-10).

Glasgow answered with five muntes remaining when replacement back-row, Ryan Wilson, barged over and substituted stand-off, Ruaridh Jackson, converted, however Wasps' had the last word two minutes later when Jack Wallace crossedto end the tie.

FINAL SCORE: 36-17

London Wasps

15 Mark Van Gisbergen
14 Richard Haughton
13 Ben Jacobs
12 Dom Waldouck
11 Tom Varndell
10 Riki Flutey
9 Joe Simpson
1 Tim Payne
2 Rob Webber
3 Phil Vickery
4 Simon Shaw
5 Richard Birkett
6 Joe Worsley
7 Tom Rees (c)
8 John Hart

Replacements
16 Tom Lindsay 17 Zak Taulafo 18 Ben Broster 19 Dan Ward-Smith 20 Serge Betsen 21 Nic Berry 22 Dave Walder 23 Jack Wallace 4 James Cannon 8 Sam Jones 15 Christian Wade
Glasgow Warriors

15 Bernardo Stortoni (c)
14 DTH Van Der Merwe
13 Max Evans
12 Graeme Morrison
11 Hefin O"Hare
10 Duncan Weir
9 Henry Pyrgos
1 Jon Welsh
2 Fergus Thomson
3 Moray Low
4 Tom Ryder
5 Richie Gray
6 Stevie Swindall
7 Calum Forrester
8 Richie Vernon

Replacements
16 Pat MacArthur 17 Kevin Tkachuk 18 Aly Muldowney 19 Ryan Grant 20 Ruaridh Jackson 21 Colin Shaw 22 Peter Murchie 23 Peter Horne, Will Cliff, Robert Harley, Alex Dunbar, Ryan Wilson_