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The naughty step which ridiculed a young Gaël Fickou in 2014

BY Shaywaterworth  ·  Friday Aug 28, 2020

During the 2014 Top 14 season Brive newbie Benito Masilevu came up with a wicked sidestep to leave French international Gaël Fickou for dead.

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The Fijian winger completely wrong-footed Fickou and ran in unopposed from 30 metres out to score the match-winning try late on at Stade Amédée-Domenech.

This was Masilevu’s debut season in the Top 14 while Fickou had burst onto the international scene the previous year.

Masilevu was a member of the Fijian sevens squad at the time and in 2015 he made his Test match debut in 15-a-side, going onto earn 10 caps to date.

The 30-year-old now plies his trade for Agen after signing from Brive in 2018.

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