Biarritz hammer Calvisano
October 18, 2008
Biarritz's Mosese Moala is tackled by Calvisano's Valerio Bernabo
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Biarritz ran in six tries to crush Calvisano 41-10 in their Heineken Cup Pool 6 clash at the Parc des Sports Aguilera.
The French side led their Italian rivals 17-0 at the interval and extended their advantage in the second half, scoring a total of six tries.
Julien Peyrelongue converted four of them to leave Biarritz second in Pool Six, ahead of tomorrow's match between Cardiff and Gloucester.
Biarritz: Benjamin Thiery, Takudzwa Ngwenya, Romain Cabannes, Damien Traille, Philippe Bidabe, Julien Peyrelongue, Fabien Cibray, Eduard Coetzee, Benoit August, Mosese Moala, Jérôme Thion (c), Jacques Cronje, Magnus Lund, Peïo Som, Samiu Vahafolau
Replacements: Benoit Bourrust, Fabien Barcella, Jean-Baptiste Roidot, Mohammed Dridi, Laurent Tranier, Andrea Masi, Jean-Baptiste Gobelet
Calvisano: Luke McLean, Ludovico Nitoglia, Matteo Pratichetti, Ben William Smith, Marko Stanojevic, Nanni Raineri, Paul Griffen, Hoani Tui, Leonardo Ghiraldini (c), Ben Evans, Valério Bernabo, Justin Purll, David Dal Maso, Aaron Persico, Alessandro Zanni
Replacements: Alistair McKenzie, Tommaso D'Apice, Luca Beccaris, Maurizio Zaffiri, Pino Patelli, Paolo Buso, Daniele Forcucci
Man of the Match: Jean-Baptiste Gobolet (Biarrtiz Olympique)
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