The Challenge Cup It began with the triumph of La Rochelle de Facundo Bosch by 27 to 16 to Glucester de Santiago Carreras, Matías Alemanno and Santiago Socino. While Leinster went on the fast track after a case of Covid-19 in Toulon. On Saturday, April 3, Wasps vs Clermont, Munster vs Toulouse and Exter Chiefs vs Lyon will play. On Sunday they will close the phase: Racing 92 against Edinburgh, Bordeaux against Bristol and Scarlets against Sale Sharks.
GLOUCESTER 16 LA ROCHELLE 27 (Friday)
Dillyn Leyds started with a conquest before the opening ten minutes to put the visiting team ahead. Then, Arthur Retière stretched that advantage that the fullback had provided to put them 6-15. For his part, Ruan Ackermann discounted within minutes of the end of the initial stage and left the score 11-15. In the second half, penalties were the protagonists of the match with a total of four for the locals and one for those eliminated. La Rochelle will wait for Scarlets or Sale. Facundo Bosch, Santiago Carreras, Santiago Socino and Matías Alemanno were the Argentine protagonists in the match for the round of 16.
LEINSTER (F) – TOULON (Friday) SUSPENDED
After a case of Coronavirus was known in a member of the Toulon team, Leinster was left with the victory and went to the quarterfinals. He will wait for Exter Chiefs or Lyon.