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Wasps Are The Bookies Favourites.

Wasps Are The Bookies Favourites.

With home advantage, London Wasps are the odds-on favourites to defeat the holders Toulouse in the Heineken Cup final at Twickenham tomorrow.

Heineken Cup Final – Twickenham.
London Wasps v Toulouse. (3pm).

London Wasps: M van Gisbergen; J Lewsey, F Waters, S Abbott, T Voyce; A King, R Howley; T Payne, T Leota, W Green, S Shaw, R Birkett, J Worsley, L Dallaglio (capt), P Volley.
Replacements: H Nwume, M Lock, B Gotting, M Purdy, P Richards, M Denney, A Erinle.

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Toulouse: C Poitrenaud; E Ntamack, Y Jauzion, C Desbrosse, C Heymans; Y Delaigue, F Michalak; P Collazo, W Servat, J-B Poux, F Pelous (capt), T Brennan, F Maka, J Bouilhou, C Labit.
Replacements: Y Bru, J Fiorini, R Millochlusky, D Gerard, I Maka, J-B Elissalde, V Clerc.

Referee: Alain Rolland (Ireland).
Touch Judges: Alan Lewis, Donal Courtney (Ireland). TMO: David McHugh (Ireland)

Previous meetings: (1996-97) Wasps 77 Toulouse 17.
Routes to the final
Wasps: Pool 6 winners (No 2 seeds) – bt Perpignan 28-7 (h); bt Calvisano 52-33 (a); lost to Celtic Warriors 9-14 (h); bt Celtic Warriors 17-12 (a); bt Calvisano 46-13 (h); bt Perpignan 34-6 (a); bt Gloucester 34-3 (Causeway Stadium, quarter-finals); bt Munster 37-32 (Lansdowne Road, semi-finals).
Toulouse: Pool 2 winners (No 1 seeds) – Lost to Edinburgh Rugby 16-23 (a); bt Leeds Tykes 19-3 (h); bt Neath-Swansea Ospreys 29-6 (h); bt Neath-Swansea Ospreys 29-11 (a); bt Leeds Tykes 31-22 (a); bt Edinburgh Rugby 33-0 (h); bt Edinburgh Rugby 36-10 (Stadium de Toulouse, quarter-finals); bt Biarritz Olympique 19-11 (Stade Chaban-Delmas, semi-finals).

Leading try scorers
Wasps: Kenny Logan 4, Josh Lewsey, Tom Voyce, John Rudd, Ayoola Erinle 3 each.
Toulouse: Vincent Clerc, Christian Labit 4 each, Yannick Jauzion, Clement Poitrenaud 3 each.

Leading points scorers
Wasps: Alex King 83, Mark van Gisbergen 24.
Toulouse: Jean-Baptiste Elissalde 39, Yann Delaigue 37, Frederic Michalak 25.