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Tigers boost cup hopes with home win

Holders Leicester kept their LV= Cup hopes alive with a five-try 34-8 victory over great rivals Wasps at Welford Road.

The win puts Leicester, who started the day second bottom of Pool Two, on nine points and still in the hunt with just one match left.

Leicester's tries came through Logovi'i Mulipola, Michael Noone, Mathew Tait and Vereniki Goneva, who crossed twice, with Dan Bowden kicking a conversion and a penalty and Matt Cornwell two conversions.

Wasps, who have not won at Leicester since 2008, were outplayed for most of the game and scored a consolation try through replacement Hugo Southwell near the end to add to a penalty from Tommy Bell.

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