Aironi Rugby upset Biarritz in Heineken Cup

Aironi Rugby pulled off a surprise 28-27 Pool 4 Heineken Cup over Biarritz at Stadio Luigi Zaffanella on Saturday.


More to follow.


Final Score Aironi Rugby 28 (11) Biarritz 27 (12)


Scorers


Aironi Rugby
Tries: Marshall, Williams, Pratichetti
Penalties: Tebaldi 2
Conversions: Tebaldi 2
Drop-goals: Laharrague


Biarritz
Tries: penalty, Ngwenya, Balshaw, Gimenez
Penalties: Yachvili
Conversions: Yachvili 2


Referee: Peter Fitzgibbon (Ireland)


Teams


Aironi Rugby: J Laharrague, G Toniolatti , R Penney, G Pavan, M Pratichetti, J Marshall, T Tebaldi, M Aguero, F Ongaro, F Staibano, M Bortolami, Q Geldenhuys [capt], J Sole, G Krause, N Williams.


Replacements: L Ferraro, A de Marchi, L Redolfini, J Furno, S Favaro, P Canavosio, R Bocchino, G Rubini


Biarritz Olympique Pays Basque: D Haylett-Petty, T Ngwenya, C Gimenez, D Traille, I Balshaw, J Peyrelongue, D Yachvili, S Marconnet, R Terrain, A Barozzi, J Thion, E Lund, M Lund, I Harinordoquy [capt], R Lakafia.


Replacements: B August, Y Watremez, C Johnstone, F Faure, W Lauret, A Mignardi, L Tranier, I Bolakoro

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