Montpellier knock Newcastle out of ECC

Newcastle Falcons effectively ended their European Challenge Cup campaign when they slumped to a 0-6 defeat to Montpellier at home.

The result of the match at Kingston Park means that Newcastle cannot qualify for from Pool three but Montpellier can.

More to follow.

Final Score Newcastle Falcons (0) 0 Montpellier (6) 6


Newcastle Falcons

Pens: Paillaugue 2

Referee: Andrew Macpherson (Scotland)


Newcastle Falcons: A Tait, D Williams, M Tait, L Eves, C Amesbury, J Gopperth, C Pilgrim, J Golding, M Thompson, J Hall, J Hudson [capt], F Levi, B Wilson, W Welch, M Wilson

Replacements: J Graham, M Ward, D Fearn, G Townson, A Gray, J Hodgson, A Henderson, J Fitzpatrick

Montpellier: J Alcalde, D Pelo, G Doumayrou, F Nicot, S Kuzbik, R Lagarde, B Paillaugue, N Leleimalefaga, J Caudullo [capt], K Kervarec, G Uva, M Macurdy, V Bost, J Wasserman, M Giraud

Replacements: F Rofes, G Shvelidze, S Petit, G Chkhaidze, A Tomas, S Tuilevuka, A Pratmarty, A Fakate

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