Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Eurowatch : Montpellier v Brive (8-0-review)

EUROWATCH

Leinster have Exeter Chiefs, Montpellier and Glasgow Warriors
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MONTPELLIER 54-10 BRIVE

Winless Brive started both halves brightly but this only served to anger Cotter’s men who demonstrated that any kind of mistake will be punished by their table-topping lineup.  Be it Jesse Mogg attacking from deep, Cruden’s deft offloads and grubbers, Steyn’s booming torpedos, Pienaar’s placekicking, Bismarck du Plessis finishing mauls, Nadolo finishing his hat-trick; Montpellier’s scoring options seemed endless.  If Leinster want a winning European start, shortcomings like dodgy lineouts and a brittle centre channel will have to be fixed.

JLP



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