Top 14: Great game by Urdapilleta with record, debut by Boffelli and try by Paulos

Top 14: Great game by Urdapilleta with record, debut by Boffelli and try by Paulos

The 16th. day of the Top 14 of France left several titles with the Argentines that each day take more prominence in one of the most competitive leagues on the oval planet. Benjamin Urdapilleta he was the exclusive figure in Castres’ victory against Montpellier 48-17. Scored 33 points the result of two tries, five penalties and four conversions and set a new record: is the player who scored the most points in a game.

Emiliano Boffelli made his Racing 92 debut and in the Creole duel between Bordeaux and Stade Français Bautista Delguy was injured and Guido Petti played the entire match. In the parisians they said present Pablo Matera and Marcos Kremer. What’s more, Ramiro Moyano and Facundo Isa returned to ownership for Toulon, which faced La Rochelle, where was also Facundo Bosch, from the start, and Ramiro Herrera, who entered the second half.

On Friday, at the opening of the date, the leader of the tournament once again exhibited the hegemony that characterizes him throughout the season. Toulouse beat Pau 31-9 at home that counted on him entry of Ignacio Calles in the complement.

Closing the date, the Sunday Bayonne with Mariano Galarz received Brive from Lucas Paulos and Axel Muller and went postponed to February 27 the duel between Agen and Clermont for the positive cases of Covid-19 in the yellow set.

BAYONNE 26-23 BRIVE (Sunday)

Great Argentine participation in the meeting that closed a new date for French rugby. With Mariano Galarza as the starter, Bayonne prevailed over Brive tightly. Much had to do with the foot of both Gaetan Germail and Manuel Ordas, who contributed a total of 16 points between the two. In addition, the tries for the locals came from Peyo Muscarditz (15 ‘) and Viliamu Afatia (45’). At Brive, Axel Muller and Lucas Paulos were present from the start. The second row was the author of one of his team’s tries (25 ‘), while the second was scored by Setariki Tuicuvu (38’).

TOULON 11 – 29 LA ROCHELLE (Saturday)

At the premises, which he wanted to add so as not to lose footing to those above, the Argentines Facundo Isa and Ramiro Moyano returned to the title. In the visitor, Facundo Bosch said present from the beginning, while Ramiro Herrera when the second half was mediating. A game with few emotions that he added mostly with shipments to the sticks. In Toulon, the try came to Théo Dachary, and Sonatane Takulua contributed two penalties. For La Rochelle, the conquests went to Raymond Rhule and Samuel Lagrange, converted by Iahia West, who also added five penalties.


Undisputed figure and to make the afternoon complete, he put his name to a new record in the Top 14 in France. Benjamín Urdapilleta scored 33 points and wrote a new page in the tournament statistics book. The opening was present in two tries, four conversions and five penalties. Filipo Nakosi, Rory Kockott and Bastien Guillemin also engraved their names on the Ingoal. For the visitors the only conquest came through Vincent Martin and Benoit Paillaugue left his mark on four penalties.

RACING 92 34-26 LYON (Saturday)

With Emiliano Boffelli’s debut as yet another Argentine joining the tournament, the Parisians achieved a victory to closely follow Toulouse. With the tries of Teddy Baubigny (5 ‘), Simon Zebo (11’) and Francois Trinh-Duc (75 ‘) they began to cement the victory that Maxime Machenaud (a conversion and three penalties), Teddy Iribaren (a conversion and a penalty ) and Antoine Gibert (a criminal), finished building. Francisco Gómez Kodela started in Lyon who added five points with Noa Nakaitaci in triplicate and Jonathan Wisniewski put the foot to a conversion and two penalties. Jean-Marc Doussain scored the other penalty.


In the winner, Bautista Delguy started and retired injured 20 minutes into the first half, while Guido Petti played the entire game. For their part, the visitors, who are coached by Gonzalo Quesada, were Pablo Matera and Marcos Kremer. The tries on the board came through Cyril Cazeaux (8 ‘), Ben Botica (49’), Ben Lam (55 ‘) and Romain Buros (79’). In addition, Botica hit two conversions and six penalties. Afaesetiti Amosa took care of the other conversion. For the Parisians Joris Segonds was in charge of the two penalties.

TOULOUSE 31-9 PAU (Friday)
The leader does not stop his march and continues to add triumphs to his season, twelfth of 16 games, which shows the level of the best French team of the moment. The inevitable Cheslin Kolbe (9 ‘) was present in the ingoal to open the scoring and was followed by Emmanuel Meafou (26’), Yoann Huget (72 ‘) and a penalty try (14’). Zack Holmes was in charge of the posts to the posts with three conversions and a penalty. For Pau, who counted on the entry of Ignacio Calles at 18 minutes of the complement, Antoine Hastoy scored three penalties.

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