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Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Biarritz score ten tries as they run riot against hapless Agen

Biarritz score ten tries as they run riot against hapless Agen

One of the performances of the weekend in the Top 14 came from Biarritz as they swept aside Agen with a mighty 65-22 rout, scoring ten tries in the process. Biarritz blitzed Agen with five tries in each half, with forwards Wenceslas Lauret and Benoit August both scoring hat-tricks in front of their home crowd.

Wing Zee Ngwenya got two tries, while Damien Traille and Alexandre Barozzi scored one each. Ngwenya and Traille would have been celebrating their new contracts, as they've both extended for a few more years.

It was nice revenge for Biarritz, lost to Agen earlier in the season. They made sure there wasn't to be a repeat of that, as they flew into a 34-3 halftime lead. More tries were scored in the second half, but Agen added some respectability by scoring a few themselves.

Keep a look out for the hands of scrumhalf Dimitri Yachvili, who was once again outstanding with his distribution and one or two neat flicks inside, keeping the defenders honest.

With the big win, Biarritz are now up to fourth on the table, while Agen continue to struggle down at second from the bottom. A tryfest, enjoy the highlights.


Time: 05:07

Posted at 4:53 pm | 11 comments

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Anonymous January 11, 2011 7:33 pm

first!!!
What a match!!!

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Anonymous January 11, 2011 7:48 pm

this H Cup will be french or will not be

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Anonymous January 11, 2011 7:55 pm

ulster expected to beat them??? will be hard but has to be said that defense was very poor think leinsters line speed would spoil their party abit!! french Hc winners they will have a fight from Leinster and Leicester to name just two if ospreys get out of their pool could be big contenders as well !!! its the HC tho no dead certs no one would have thought leinster in 09 at this stage!!!!!

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Anonymous January 11, 2011 8:16 pm

French flair everywhere!

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Anonymous January 11, 2011 8:46 pm

Fast, fast, fast, ball always on the move. Too rare in French rugby nowadays

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Tom January 11, 2011 9:01 pm

Commentators excitement gets the better of him slightly at 1:55

Also, don't want to take it away from them but when Agen score thei first try, at 2.33 I swear he just hands the try scorer the ball forward. Clearly he doesn't do a pass, I'm not saying there is anything wrong with just giving another player the ball but it looks like he just gives the ball to the scorer whilst the receiver is in front.

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dingdong9414 January 11, 2011 10:33 pm

yachvili is utter class in this vid!

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fry January 12, 2011 4:51 am

Traille plays well for BO, but he always seems to fall short when playing for Les Bleus. Beauxis, who generally always looks on form (but makes mistakes due to flashy play like King Carlos often did/does), is a much better choice for France's no. 10 spot in my opinion - not that anyone really cares.

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Resident Troll January 12, 2011 8:47 am

look at the picture for this report....look at the facial expression of the guy with the ball....then look at the left hand of his team mate....

yeup, you'd pull that face too!

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Biased Bastard January 12, 2011 12:10 pm

I think Ulster will put on a ten-try rout this weekend against Biarritz, and finally get through to the quarter-finals after such a long wait.

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The Other Conor January 12, 2011 2:43 pm

The defence from both teams was shocking who did Agen score that first try five metres from the line and everyone bar Harinordoquy ball watching! I think Ulster have something be worried about with 10 tires in a match but Biarritz defence looked ragged at the best of times just my 2 cents I suppose! 22points from Agen isn't half bad

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