Wasps display delights Young
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Dai Young was pleased with his Wasps side as they kicked off their European Rugby Champions Cup campaign with an 82-14 win over Zebre.
The Coventry-based club, who have also made an impressive start to the new Aviva Premiership season, winning five of their opening six matches, broke three club records during an eventful match at the Ricoh Arena.
Young's men ran in 12 tries against their Italian opponents, surpassing their previous European Champions Cup record of 11, while they also recorded their highest score and biggest margin of victory in the continent's premier club competition.
The 49-year-old coach admitted after the match that he was delighted to secure maximum points, while he was also pleased with his team's overall performance.
"We knew we had to get five points and that was the big target to secure those points and have no injuries," Young said.
"There are a lot of smiles on people's faces as there were some great inter-play between backs and forwards, as we always want to play with tempo."
The only blot on the Wasps copybook was the two tries they conceded during the first half, but Young was delighted with his side's response during the second period.
He added: "We were disappointed to give away two tries and we had a rallying cry at half-time and it paid dividends."