Challenge Cup - Friday Round Up

Challenge Cup - Friday Round Up

Two away wins in the Challenge Cup on Friday as Castres and Bordeaux grab away wins and Edinburgh saw off Wasps at home 


Castres second in Pool 1 after gritty success:

Castres Olympique moved into second place in Challenge Cup Pool 1 after beating a determined Enisei-STM side 28-12 in Krasnodar on Friday afternoon.

The visitors made a strong start, scoring a try inside three minutes as they worked the ball well and found Jody Jenneker who eventually dived over at the posts. The simple conversion was made by Ludovic Radosavljevic.

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Jalibert kicks Bordeaux-Begles to resounding triumph over Agen

It was a spectacular performance from Bordeaux-Begles as they trounced Agen 73-3 at Stade Armandie in Pool 3 – thanks mostly to the ever-dangerous boot of Matthieu Jalibert.

The visitors got off to a flyer with six tries in the first half courtesy of Thierry Paiva, Geoffrey Cros, Lekso Kaulashvili, Marco Tauleigne, Jalibert and Seta Tamanivalu – with Jalibert converting five of them.

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Edinburgh Rugby combat Wasps sting to edge win

Edinburgh Rugby had an early wobble – but hit back at home against Wasps to draw level at the top of Pool 3 with a 31-20 victory.

They also picked up an invaluable bonus point – but currently sit second in the pool on points difference.

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