RUGBY UNION | 10 Things You Might Have Missed This Weekend
What you may have missed from the world of rugby union this weekend:
1. Finn magic
Look away now Scotland fans. Racing 92 fly-half Finn Russell set up a wonderful try today with a lovely delayed pass.
2. Mascot troubles
What did you say @TomYoungs87?
This young Leicester mascot was having none of it! 😅 pic.twitter.com/CoORt0VVmn
— Rugby on BT Sport (@btsportrugby) February 16, 2020
3. Mad slide tackle
Cheetahs centre Benhard Janse van Rensburg received a yellow card on Saturday for a slide tackle on Leinster’s Fergus McFadden.
4. Touchline conversion from Kolbe
Playing at fly-half for the first time, Cheslin Kolbe slotted a touchline conversion against Racing 92 in the Top 14 on Sunday.
5. Bastareaud flattened
Starting in a new position, number eight, Mathieu Bastareaud won his first Major League Rugby game against Austin Gilgronis. However, it didn’t start great when he got absolutely smashed.
Bastareaud has been flattened 😳 pic.twitter.com/XAIDG4Lq0X
— Robert Rees (@Rreesrugby) February 16, 2020