Result: London Irish cruise to win over Cavalieri Prato

London Irish score nine tries to secure a 60-11 win over Cavalieri Prato in their opening Amlin Challenge Cup game.

London Irish have started their Amlin Challenge Cup campaign with a comfortable 60-11 win over Cavalieri Prato at the Madejski Stadium this evening.

Jimmy Stevens of London Irish is tackled by Jacapo Zucconi of Cavalieri during the Amlin Challenge Cup match between London Irish and Cavalieri Prato at Madejski Stadium on October 11, 2013© Getty Images

The hosts dominated the opening 40 minutes, with Jimmy Stevens, Myles Dorrian, Andrew Fenby and Sailosi Tagicakibau all crossing the try line in the first half.

Fergus Mulchrone added a quick brace at the start of the second half, while Alex Lewington also dived across the whitewash as the Italian side continued to struggle.

Nicolas de Gregori managed to grab a late consolation for the visitors, scoring Cavalieri's only try of the match with less than three minutes to play.

Despite replacing many of their starters in the second half, the Exiles were still able to snatch a ninth try of the evening before full time, Leo Halavatau taking the ball over.

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