Match Report: Connacht 20-18 Wasps – Connacht late show stuns Wasps
Jack Carty’s last-gasp conversion dealt Wasps their first Champions Cup defeat of the season
The Irish province went into the break 13-7 ahead thanks to Danie Poolman’s try
Carty converted from the touchline with the last kick of the game to win it
A converted try from new signing Naulia Dawai in the final play of the game helped Connacht beat Wasps 20-18 at the Sportsground.
Scrum-half Joe Simpson opened the try-scoring to give Wasps the lead before the hosts edged ahead when Carty’s clever kick was gathered by Danie Poolman to touch down on the brink of halfitme.
The visitors dominated the second half and when Josh Bassett touched down in the corner, the result looked assured.
But Naulia Dawai went over from a maul in overtime to level the scores and Carty converted from the touchline with the last kick of the game to secure a famous victory.
It was a thrilling end to a pulsating encounter and means Wasps, Toulouse and Connacht all have 13 points in Pool Two, although the English side are top on points difference.