Thomas Young hat-trick seals top position finish for Wasps

Thomas Young had a fantastic outing for Wasps against Saracens
Thomas Young had a fantastic outing for Wasps against Saracens

Wasps 35-15 Saracens, Ricoh Arena

Wasps have successfully maintained their position at the top as they handed 35-15 defeat to defending champions Saracens in their final round of Aviva Premiership at Ricoh Arena on Saturday.

Wasps will now host Leicester Tigers in the semi-final at Ricoh Arena on 20th May while Saracens, who missed out on a chance to gain a home play-off will travel to Sandy Park to lock horns with Exeter Chiefs.

Young's double in the 19th and 38th minute along with two penalties from Jimmy Gopperth to take Wasps to 16 points at the end of the first half.

In response, Ben Spencer scored the opening points for Saracens with a touchdown in the 16th minute while Alex Lozowski and Marcelo Bosch scored a conversion a penalty respectively but Dai Young's men had a 16-10 lead at half time before which Sean Maitland was sin-binned as well.

However, it was total dominance from Wasps in the second half with Christian Wade, Elliot Daly and Young all scoring a try each while Spencer's second try in the game remained the only points for Saracens in the final 40 minutes. The 20 point win ensured Wasps finished at the top of the table while Saracens finished third.

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