LONDON Irish opened their British and Irish Cup campaign with a 25-14 victory over Ospreys Premiership Select at Neath.

Tries from Ross Neal, Ben Ransom, Senitiki Nayala and Richard Palframan ensured the side’s seventh straight win.

The Exiles team included nine Academy products for their trip to Wales and at half-time led 12-5 after scores from Ross and Ransom.

Two further tries after the break from Nayala and Palframan completed the victory.

Next weekend, Irish continue their cup campaign at home to Connacht Eagles on Saturday.