Match report: Montauban brush Parma aside
November 9, 2007
French side have opened up their European Challenge Cup account with a convincing win over Italian outfit GRAN Parma.
Montauban hammered Italian Gran Parma 65-6, and are the obvious threats to Worcester in Pool 2.
Centre Yoan Audrin and skipper and flanker Matthew Clarkin scored try doubles as the home side ran in 11 tries in front of 3,000 fans at Stade de Sapiac.
New Zealand fly-half Rima Wakarua kicked both goals for Parma, who were finished off by replacement Anthony Tesquet's nine points (a try and two conversions) in the last three minutes.
Montauban: 15 Johan Dalla Riva, 14 Seti Kiole, 13 Miguel Avramovic, 12 Yoan Audrin, 11 Jean Emmanuel Cassin, 10 Ryan Smith, 9 Cédric Garcia, 8 Damien Delpy, 7 Matthew Clarkin (capt), 6 Guillaume Bortolaso, 5 Scott Murray, 4 Karim Ghezal, 3 Patrick Blanco, 2 Tony Testa, 1 Bogdan Balan.
GRAN Parma: 15 Alessandro Onori, 14 Anthony Tahana, 13 Diego Saccà, 12 Alessio Galante, 11 Roberto Pedrazzi, 10 Rima Wakarua, 9 Tito Tebaldi, 8 Roberto Mandelli (capt), 7 Andrea Barbieri, 6 Paul Derbyshire, 5 Gianmarco Pulli, 4 Pieter Myburgh, 3 Vittorio Golfetti, 2 Tim Dow, 1 Claudio Russo.
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