Racing Metro upset London Irish at the Madejski

Jonathan Wisniewski kicked 20 points to help Racing Metro 92 beat London Irish 12-25 in Pool 2 of the Heineken Cup at the Madejski Stadium.

Wisniewski slotted three drop goals, three penalties and converted Sireli Bobo’s try while London Irish secured a losing bonus point when David Paice scored a try almost on full time which Tom Homer converted.

More to follow.

London Irish 19 (12) Racing Metro 25 (15)


London Irish
Tries : Paice
Penalties: Homer 4

Racing Metro 92
Tries: Bobo
Penalties: Wisniewski 3
Drop-goals: Wisniewski 3
Conversions: Wisniewski

Referee: John Lacey (Ireland)


London Irish: D Armitage; T Homer, J Ansbro, J Spratt, A Thompstone; A Jarvis, D Allinson; C Dermody [capt], D Paice, P Ion, B Evans, M Garvey, D Danaher, J Gibson, O Treviranus

Replacements: B Blaney, M Lahiff, F Rautenbach, B Casey, R Thorpe, T Ojo, S Hape, P Hodgson

Racing Metro 92: G Germain; J Saubade, V Vakatawa, J Matavesi, S Bobo; J Wisniewski, N Durand [capt]; J Brugnaut, T Bianchin, J Orlandi, S Dellape, F van der Merwe, R Vaquiin, A Galindo, S Chabal

Replacements: B Noirot, M Tuugahala, J Coetzee, J Nailiko, S Descons, J Hernandez, B Le Roux, K Ghezal

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