ADVERTISEMENT
RugbyDump
REGISTER
LOGIN
ADVERTISEMENT
RugbyDump
Monday Sep 9, 2019

Montpellier go 85 metres for one of the best counter attack tries you'll see this season

Montpellier scored one of the tries of the weekend as they went 80 meters against La Rochelle, securing a 30-16 win in the process. They climb to third on the Top 14 table after three rounds of play. 

ADVERTISEMENT

The counter attack was started by Henry Immelman in Montpelliers 22m, as they spread the ball from left to right and some neat play by Gabriel Ngandebe gave Anthony Boutheir space down the wing.

The two players combined again with an inside ball before Ngandebe was brilliantly tackled by Ihaia West, but popped to supporting fullback Boutheir, who in turn found Immelman, who had continued his run from deep.

The try sealed the win, moving them to third on the table in the early stages of the Top 14, while La Rochelle are bottom.

“We had a different behavior in the second half, which is a sign that our team has a lot of character. This season, our mood is very positive, whereas last year, we would have struggled to return to the score,” said lock Paul Willemse, who crossed for two tries.

“We need to be more precise, eliminate the doubt in the field for video refereeing. We missed a lot of opportunities,” said Jono Gibbes, sports director of La Rochelle.

ADVERTISEMENT

Related Articles

  • 30 WEEKS AGO

    Absolute scenes from triple threat centre...

  • 31 WEEKS AGO

    Henry Arundell wonder try shows he is the...

  • 38 WEEKS AGO

    Watch: Blues score two STUNNING tries against...



ADVERTISEMENT

Great Tries

  • 5 HOURS AGO

    Duhan van der Merwe Scores Calcutta Cup Classic

  • 6 HOURS AGO

    Marcus Smith Sets Up World Class Max Malins Try In Calcutta Cup

  • 5 DAYS AGO

    Faf De Klerk Involved With Wild Trick Play In Japanese Top League

  • 5 DAYS AGO

    Italian Star With A Mind Blowing Finish For Toulouse

  • 2 WEEKS AGO

    Quick Thinking Etzebeth Scores Thrilling Try To Keep Sharks Alive In London

View All

Big Hits & Dirty Play

  • 4 HOURS AGO

    Liam Williams Accused Of Diving Following Iain Henderson Collision

  • 7 HOURS AGO

    Garry Ringrose Hammers Dan Biggar In Dominant Irish Victory At Principality Stadium

  • 5 DAYS AGO

    Nasty Stamp During Top 14 Clash Caught Up Close On Camera

  • 6 DAYS AGO

    Leicester Tigers And Springbok Number Eight In Hot Water For Sickening Ankle Roll

  • 2 WEEKS AGO

    Controversy Brewing Following Lack Of TMO intervention In ‘Dangerous’ Toulouse Tackle

View All

See It To Believe It

  • 6 DAYS AGO

    Sevens magic as 'headed' try brings stadium to its feet

  • 2 WEEKS AGO

    Almost 35,000 have now signed petition to reverse new grassroots tackle laws

  • 2 WEEKS AGO

    RFU introduce maximum of waist high tackling in amateur rugby

  • 3 WEEKS AGO

    Big players omitted in Borthwick's new squad and Jones finds a new job - The fallout

  • 4 WEEKS AGO

    Chaotic try in classic footage shows just how unpredictable a rugby ball can be

View All

Funnies

  • 1 DAY AGO

    Skydiver Interrupts Rugby Match With Clear High Tackle

  • 5 DAYS AGO

    Faf De Klerk Involved With Wild Trick Play In Japanese Top League

  • 6 DAYS AGO

    Sevens magic as 'headed' try brings stadium to its feet

  • 6 DAYS AGO

    Australian Broadcasters Slammed For ‘Pathetic’ Attack On International Referee

  • 3 WEEKS AGO

    “I’m Too Old” Referee Substituted In Bizarre Incident

View All

Amateur

  • 4 WEEKS AGO

    You Won’t See Many Better Than This Silky-Smooth Try From Llandovery RFC

  • 4 WEEKS AGO

    Incredible Scenes As Caldy RFC Hand Ealing First Championship Defeat Of The Season

  • 27 WEEKS AGO

    Dubious Score Decides Result Of Rugby's Biggest Schools Fixture

  • 27 WEEKS AGO

    Incredible Scenes At School Boys Rugby Match

  • 27 WEEKS AGO

    The Next Dominant Backrow?

View All

Player Features

  • 5 DAYS AGO

    Sarah Mckenna plays crossbar challenge with cheeky drop goal

  • 5 DAYS AGO

    Capuozzo shows class with 'superman' flying finish

  • 6 DAYS AGO

    Slade out and Lions star in as England injuries cause changes

  • 1 WEEK AGO

    Josh Bassett signs for new premiership team after short stay at Harlequins

  • 2 WEEKS AGO

    Exeter fly half to depart for France

View All