Who said this year’s European Rugby Cup wasn’t interesting? Certainly not brevist! The CAB players were relying on this European bracket to put their head back in the top 14 after two months without a win and a 13th-place finish synonymous with the red zone in the championship. This Friday evening, the revised CAB dominated a youth team of Pau (33-25).
Joris Jurand wins Man of the Match “Mission successful! This victory is good for the head!”
Brivistes scored in the 23rd after a series of penalties and pick-and-go goals by Japridze. Joris Jurand passed behind the goal line after a brilliant kick pass from Abzhandez. Brivistes was also rewarded after the winning maul in a penalty attempt in the second half.
Meeting: The brevists dominated the fundamentals
Touches, Scrums, Rucks and especially Maul. Brive dominated all areas of the game this Friday night. “Breev played a very interesting game in Scrum”, recognized Thomas Domingo, one of the Pau coaches who specializes in Scrum. “Overall, the Bryvists were superior everywhere and especially in influences because their desire was greater.”
“That’s the value of Brave”, Daniel Brennan pointed out. Appreciated the lead author of a big match “aggression, Bets are placed by these teammates throughout the meeting, especially in the sphere of influence. Man of the Match for Joris Jurand “This victory is good for the head!”
Player in sight: Dylan Lam throws a cold
Arriving in late November as a medical clown, Dylan Lam hadn’t even met in the slightest as he set foot in Korrez. This Friday evening the mighty third line caught the attention of many spectators in the stadium. He delivered some well felt buffs and always went ahead with ball in hand. “He had a very, very good game,” Noted coach Jeremy Davidson at the end of the meeting. “Very good in doubles and very technical. We’ll put it back against Edinburgh.”
An XXL performance that doesn’t surprise Joris Jurund: “He has been acting like a dog since he joined us. Before the game he had ants on his feet and he played very well ,
Figure: Thomas Laranzira. Received 7 out of 7 for
Corrèze’s opener thanked for his shots on goal. He didn’t tremble against Poles for validating the positive actions of these teammates, especially the much better Scrum for 60 minutes. “They put us in front of the bulletin board”, Note Joris Jurand. “Thomas gave us confidence and behind it we were able to free ourselves to play a little more.”
Regrets: No Offensive Bonus
Even though both coach and player say the objective was to smile again with victory, this meeting could leave regret at the end of the group stage. Brivistes could receive offensive bonuses. “We go back to the line twice without scoring, that’s a shame”, Jeremy Davidson breathes.
“We should have got this bonus”, Joris Jurand also notes, “He was crushed from the front. I am next to the first action, for me is the test. At the last moment, we ran into them the whole game, we went ahead, we already got the penalty try and I think the big guys could deserve another.
The next match will be against Edinburgh in Scotland next Friday. One big piece, the Scots are currently the leaders of the Celtic League!
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