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Former French star's 'tackle of the season attempt' goes viral

BY Philip Bendon  ·  Monday Jun 10, 2024

Former French international flyhalf Camille Lopez will go down as one of the best number tens in Top 14 history.

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Ranked inside the top fifteen of all-time points scorers in the league, Lopez has built a career as a metronomic goal kicker.

Still going strong at 35-years-old, Lopez is currently plying his trade for 12th-placed Top 14 outfit Bayonne.

Although their position in the league is not where they would like it to be, Bayonne had an impressive first campaign in the Investec Champions Cup with a win and a draw in what was a tough group.

Facing a play-off chasing Castres this weekend, Bayonne were handed a tough 28 – 17 loss to close out the season.

For Lopez the match had a moment he would rather not watch back as he went for quite possibly the funniest tackle attempt we have seen for quite some time!

 

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