Seven-try Montpellier push weakened Newcastle out of Champions Cup

Seven-try Montpellier push weakened Newcastle out of Champions Cup
 

Newcastle, struggling at the foot of the Premiership, made a meek exit from Europe with a Champions Cup defeat at Montpellier, the French side hammering the Falcons 45-8.
Montpellier, beaten at Newcastle in the autumn, are packed with South Africans and were too strong as they scored seven tries. Newcastle’s points came from a Toby Flood penalty and a late Zach Kilbridge try.
“Montpellier have a huge amount of world-class players. You’ve got to be on your mettle to beat them and we weren’t quite there,” said Newcastle’s director of rugby, Dean Richards. “The amount of injuries we have has... read more

 
12 January 2019 in Sport, Views: 39
Source: Guardian
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