For the Challenge Cup quarter-finals Leicester beat Newcastle 39-15 with a try by Matías Moroni, who started, and in the second half had the entry of Tomás Lavanini. For the Falcons, Matías Orlando was present in the center of the court. On Friday, in another purely English confrontation, Bath achieved a great victory at home against London irish, which had Facundo Gigena and Agustín Creevy from the start, for 26-13 to get between the best four of the tournament.
Later, the Italian Benetton puts several Argentines on the court to visit Montpellier from 4:00 p.m. on ESPN PLAY: Sebastián Negri will be in the third row and Juan Ignacio Brex will exhibit his game in the center of the court. The so-called Thomas Gallo and Ivan Nemer will be waiting on the substitute bench.
At the same time, the Northampton and Ulster quarterfinals close, which will be measured at the English Franklin’s Garden in the only match that does not have Argentines on the court.
LEICESTER 39-15 NEWCASTLE (Saturday)
He always had it at bay but in the end he stretched the difference with 2 conquests to seal the pass to the semifinals. The Tigers had Matías Moroni as a starter and the CUBA-trained center responded with a try. Tomás Lavanini entered the complement. The applause of the afternoon at Welford Road went to Harry Potter who excelled with two tries, showing off his role as a wing in the last meters. The other 2 conquests came through two penalty try. Johnny McPhillips and George Ford shared the posts with 1 conversion and 1 penalty each. For the Falcons, it was Matías Orlando who gave a great assist for the try to George Wacokecoke. Tom Penny scored the other win for the visitors and Brett Connon added 1 penalty and 1 conversion. The indiscipline played against Newcastle who throughout the game saw 3 yellow cards for Mark Wilson (14 ‘), Kyle Cooper (36’) and Mark Tampin (75 ‘)
BATH 26-13 LONDON IRISH (Friday)
The Argentine team Facundo Gigena and Agustín Creevy, both holders, lost 26-13 and said goodbye to the international tournament. The hooker was the one who marked the conquest of his own, while Paddy jackson made eight stitches with his foot. For its part, the local had four tries through Josh McNally, Will stuart twice and Zac mercer, plus three conversions from his scrum half Ben spencer.