At the freezing cold Spartak Stadium in Alushta on the Black Sea, Spain beat Ukraine 41-6 in a European Nations, Division 1 match on Saturday.
Tries by Jonathan Phipps and César Sempéré plus the boot of Mathieu Peluchon gave Spain a 20-6 lead at the break. They followed up with three tries in the second half, the third a penalty try.
Tries: Phipps, Sempéré 2, Visensang, penalty try
Cons: Peluchon 5
Pens: Peluchon 2
Spain: 15, Mathieu Peluchon, 14 Sergi Aubanell, 13 Jaime Nava, 12 Pierre Garcia, 11 Sébastien Ascarat, 10 César Sempéré, 9 Sébastien Rouet, 8 Mathieu Visensang, 7 Mathieu Roca, 6 Lucianio Bettera, 5 Jesús Recuerda, 4 Tom Parker, 3 Joe Hutchinson, 2 Jonathan Phipps, 1 Frank Labbe,
Replacements: 16 Beñat Auzqui, 17 Jesús Moreno, 18 Jon Insausti,19 David Barrera, 20 Mickael López, 21 Pierre Belzunce, 22 Ryan le Roux
Ukraine: 15 Sergei Monastyrov, 14 Artyom Kulyk, 13 Oleg Kosariev 22 Dennis Masiukov 11 Maxim Kravchenko, 10 Sergei Tserkovni, 9 Zurab Kikacheishvili, 8 Yuri Pidganiak, 7 Ruslan Radchuk, 6 Dmitri Fedishyn, 5 Alexander Tsapenko, 4 Vyacheslav Krasylnyk, 3 Eugene Chaika, 2 Nikolai Kirsanov, 1 Alexander Polianskyi,
Replacements: 16 Vitaly Kramarenko, 17 Oleg Shevchenko, 18 Dennis Milov, 19 Andrei Dremov, 20 Nikolai Deliyergiev, 21 Miroslav Shuliak, 22 Taras Marchenko
Referee: Rhys Thomas (Wales)
Assistant referees: Ian Davies (Wales), Jonathan Mason (Wales)
Other European Nations Cup Results
Georgia vs Portugal, 32-7
Romania vs Russia, 25-0
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