Biarritz smash Gloucester in Heineken Cup

Biarritz smashed Gloucester with a score of 42-15 at the Parc des Sports Aguilera, Biarritz on Saturday in the Heineken Cup.


The match was Biarritz’s second successive win in Pool Two.

Ngwenya was the star of the show, sprinting 40 metres for his spectacular first try.

Ayoola Erinle and Valentin Courrent also scored for Biarritz with Tom Voyce and Jake Boer scoring Gloucester’s two tries.

“Ngwenya is international class but he can only achieve those exploits by giving him the right ball. “


“It augers well for the rest of the season,” said Biarritz manager Laurent Rodriguez.


Final Score Biarritz Olympique Pays Basque 42 (21) Gloucester Rugby 15  (3)


Biarritz Olympique Pays Basque
Tries -Ngwenya 3, Erinle, Courrent
Pen – Yachvili 3
Con – Yachvili 4
Drop –

Gloucester Rugby
Tries – Voyce, Boer
Pen – Robinson
Con – Burns
Drop –

Referee: Alan Lewis


Biarritz Olympique Pays Basque: M Bosch, T Ngwenya, A Mignardi, D Traille, N Brusque, J Peyrelongue, D Yachvili, F Barcella, B August, C Johnstone, J Thion [capt], P Taele, M Lund, S Vahafolau, I Harinordoquy

Replacements: R Terrain, E Coetzee, M Moala, M Carizza, W Lauret, V Courrent, A Erinle, L Tranier

Gloucester Rugby: T Voyce, C Sharples, J Simpson-Daniel, E Fuimaono-Sapolu, L Vainikolo, N Robinson, D Lewis, A Dickinson, S Lawson, G Somerville, D Attwood, W James, A Qera, A Hazell, G Delve [capt]

Replacements: D Dawiduik, P Doran-Jones, P Capdevielle, J Boer, R Lawson, T Molenaar, C Spencer, F Burns

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