Began the date 2 of the Challenge Cup and Friday was a great day for visitors. Is that Newcastle brought a great triumph from their visit to Castres and Zebre won it in the last on his excursion to Brive. Also I know confirmed suspension of the match they had to play Agen and Benetton in Treviso for positive cases of COVID-19 in Italians.
The date continues on Saturday with a match with Argentine presence from 5:00 p.m. between Bayonne of Mariano galarza (holder) who will have the visit of Leicester with Thomas Lavanini in the initial XV and Joaquin Diaz Bonilla on the substitute bench. Worcester, at the same time, will be measured with Ospreys. On Sunday they close the date from 12 noon on London irish of Augustine Creevy before Pau and to Wales will travel the Stade Français of Gonzalo Quesada to be measured with Cardiff blues, from 2:30 p.m.
BENETTON – AGEN (Suspended)
The match that was to be played this Saturday was suspended due to the cases of COVID-19 that occurred in the Italian team. It remains to be officially determined whether the victory is given to the French.
CASTRES 17-26 NEWCASTLE (Friday)
The Falcons reacted in the second half, turned it around and achieved a great victory on the road. The French won with the two tries of Antoine Bouzerand who in 3 minutes made a mistake in the English defense, while, in order not to get away on the scoreboard, the locals went to the good foot of Brett Connon who with three penalties left the set for a tight 10-9. However, in the complement everything changed and those led by Mauricio Reggiardo could not contain the visiting attacks that with tries by Tom Arscott, Sam Stuart and Josh Basham liquidated the match. Vilimoni Botitu added a conquest for the locals three minutes from the end but did not reach.
BRIVE 16-18 ZEBRE (Friday)
Victory that is celebrated because it was on French soil and on time. The Parma men won on the last play with a penalty from Carlo Canna. The story began with a smile for the locals who at 13 ‘took a 7-0 lead with a try by Guillaume Galletier, converted by Tedo Abzhandadze. The Italians reached the ingoal with Violi and another by Pierre Bruno who allowed him to go to rest 12-10. In the complement, the penalty shootout was equal in two per side but the pair of points difference of the first stage were key. Abzhandadze hit Brive’s and Canna became Zebre’s hero, scoring the three goals that gave the Italians the victory.