Samoa’s center UJ Seuteni made another attempt to send the Bordeaux Begurs to France’s Top 14 semifinals next weekend after a racing 92 victory in the 36-16 home playoffs on Sunday.
Seuteni’s significant intervention took place in the second half, where he participated in the season’s co-leading 11th league try before assisting Roman Bros.
Bordeaux Begles will face Montpellier next Sunday in the last four hours after regular season table topper Castre will face local rival Toulouse and both matches will be played in Nice.
Bordeaux Begurs head coach Christoph Urios, including French pair Matthieu Jalibert and Cameron Woki, has been denied automatic participation in the semi-finals due to a defeat in Perpignan last weekend. He blamed many of the major players.
“I was really nervous that week. The leaders stepped up and the best reaction we could do was what we did tonight,” Flyhalf Jaribert told Canal +.
“I saw a quote from our manager in the press. We just wanted to say we wouldn’t play for Christoph. We have a mission for the players,” he added. ..
A year after joining Bordeaux Begur from Castor and making it into the Top 14, Urios responded.
“It wasn’t easy because I took the risk, I sincerely, we had to wake up and revolt,” he told Canal +.
“When you have great players, they have to play well. That’s how you win the title.
“Players and leaders raised their hands today. It’s their success, not us (coaches),” he added.
At Stade Chaban-Delmas, host French scrum-half Maxime Lucu and young Racing Nolann Le Garrec exchanged penalties for a little less than 15 minutes late kick-off, resulting in a flat score after 20 minutes. There is a problem with the referee’s microphone.
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2016 Champion Parisian took a break 10-8 as Max Spring’s attempt, converted by 20-year-old Le Galec, responded to efforts by Argentine winger Santiago Cordero on the Urios side. Leaded.
Le Garek kicked another penalty to make it 13-8 in the 43rd minute before the home team grabbed the fixture in three tries in the 11-minute space.
28-year-old Seuteni scored after a break in Yoram Moefana, giving Bros the final touch.
After that, Cameron Woki, the back lower of Les Bruce, sprinted, celebrating with his finger on his mouth, and seemed to calm the criticism of Urios. A little over a quarter of the match played.
Bordeaux-Begles led comfortably 29-16, with 30,000 strong Chaban-Delmas spectators and former New Zealand Seventh winger Ben Lam making his 79th effort to reach the semi-finals.
Earlier, France’s full-back Melvin Jamine defeated second Mont-de-Marsan 41-16 in the playoffs, scoring 26 points to keep Perpignan in the top 14.
Jamine’s club has become the first top flightside to win a fixture since it was introduced in 2018, before the test goal kicker joined French champion Toulouse next season.