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Nathan Hughes leads from the pack as Wasps add to pressure on Worcester

• Wasps 28-16 Worcester
• Bonus-point win moves home side away from danger

It is unlikely anyone in Coventry seriously felt Wasps were in danger of relegation, but just in case there were this bonus-point win should help them sleep easily now. Indeed, it takes Wasps into seventh place, just a couple of points off the top six. They hardly set the Ricoh Arena alight, but they were just too powerful, particularly around the fringes, for a Worcester team whose worries are far from over.

They pushed at the end for a bonus point of their own, but had been well dominated in the second half, in which Nathan Hughes’s second try had put the game – and any Wasps concerns – to bed. Not that the Warriors did not contribute handsomely. Whoever goes down will be sorely missed, Worcester as much as anyone.

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