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Goode day for Worcester

Worcester Warriors booked their place in the Championship play-off final after a 23-22 win over Bedford yesterday.

Worcester indiscipline allowed Bedford to convert three early penalties: they took a 19-3 lead only for Worcester to hit back with tries from both their captain Kai Horstmann and former England fly-half Andy Goode – Goode also kicked 11 points to seal the comeback.

Worcester coach Richard Hill admitted that while his side "had most of the possession and territory in the second half, we couldn't have argued if Bedford had won that game."