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It's all over! The referee has blown their whistle to end the game.

81'
Conversion

Paul Abadie has kicked a conversion.

79'
Try

A wonderful passing move by Union Bordeaux-Begles is finished off by Pablo Uberti

77'

This is dangerous for the defence as Pablo Uberti bursts through to advance the Union Bordeaux-Begles attack.

77'

Spellbinding play by Maxime Lamothe is finished off with a try.

77'

Union Bordeaux-Begles decide to make a substitution, with Alexandre Ricard getting some game time.

71'

Union Bordeaux-Begles decide to make a substitution, with Pierre Bochaton being replaced.

71'

Union Bordeaux-Begles decide to make a substitution, with Nans Ducuing getting some game time.

71'

Union Bordeaux-Begles decide to make a substitution, with Matthieu Jalibert being replaced.

71'

A gap opened in the defence and John Porch took full advantage.

69'

It was a certain try if Union Bordeaux-Begles hadn't been impeded, the referee agrees and awards the penalty try.

66'

Union Bordeaux-Begles make a substitution with Paul Abadie coming on.

66'

Union Bordeaux-Begles make a substitution with Maxime Lucu coming off.

66'

The defensive line has been broken as Pablo Uberti goes through the gap.

65'

Connacht Rugby sub Michael McDonald comes onto the field.

64'

Caolin Blade departs for Connacht Rugby.

64'
Penalty Goal

The touch judges raise their flags as Maxime Lucu kicks the penalty goal.

63'

Union Bordeaux-Begles sub Carlu Sadie comes onto the field.

60'

Sipili Falatea departs for Union Bordeaux-Begles.

60'

Union Bordeaux-Begles sub Antoine Miquel comes onto the field.

60'

Guido Petti departs for Union Bordeaux-Begles.

60'

David Hawkshaw comes on for Connacht Rugby.

58'

Cathal Forde leaves the field.

58'

Tadgh McElroy comes on for Connacht Rugby.

58'

Dave Heffernan leaves the field.

58'

Niall Murray comes on for Connacht Rugby.

58'

Darragh Murray leaves the field.

58'

Conor Oliver comes on.

54'

Sean Jansen comes off.

54'

More power was needed in that conversion attempt by Maxime Lucu as it drops short.

54'
Try

A penetrating move by Union Bordeaux-Begles results in a try for Romain Buros.

53'

What a run here by Romain Buros as they get over the gainline!

53'

That's a great try assist by Damian Penaud.

53'

Ben Tameifuna comes on.

50'

Ugo Boniface comes off.

50'

Union Bordeaux-Begles decide to make a substitution, with Bastien Vergnes Taillefer getting some game time.

48'

Union Bordeaux-Begles decide to make a substitution, with Pete Samu being replaced.

48'

Union Bordeaux-Begles decide to make a substitution, with Maxime Lamothe getting some game time.

48'

Union Bordeaux-Begles decide to make a substitution, with Clement Maynadier being replaced.

48'
Conversion

Maxime Lucu adds the two points for Union Bordeaux-Begles.

42'
Try

Slick passing by Union Bordeaux-Begles leads to a try for Pablo Uberti.

42'

Romain Buros played a key part in that try.

42'

Maxime Lucu makes the break as the defence re-enacts the parting of the red sea.

42'

Connacht Rugby make a substitution with Jack Aungier coming on.

40'

Connacht Rugby make a substitution with Finlay Bealham coming off.

40'

Connacht Rugby sub Peter Dooley comes onto the field.

40'

Denis Buckley departs for Connacht Rugby.

40'

The second half kicks off.

40'

The half-time whistle blows and both teams head for the dressing rooms.

42'

Maxime Lucu curls the ball too far, missing the posts to the left.

25'
Try

A wonderful passing move by Union Bordeaux-Begles is finished off by Damian Penaud

23'

This is dangerous for the defence as Damian Penaud bursts through to advance the Union Bordeaux-Begles attack.

23'

That's a great try assist by Tevita Tatafu.

23'

This is dangerous for the defence as Pierre Bochaton bursts through to advance the Union Bordeaux-Begles attack.

23'

Connacht Rugby decide to make a substitution, with John Porch getting some game time.

21'

Connacht Rugby decide to make a substitution, with Mack Hansen being replaced.

21'

JJ Hanrahan curls the ball too far, missing the posts to the left.

16'
Try

Shamus Hurley-Langton scores the try from close range.

15'

A gap opened in the defence and Mack Hansen took full advantage.

11'
Conversion

Maxime Lucu has kicked a conversion.

9'
Try

A series of passes by Union Bordeaux-Begles results in a try for Romain Buros

8'

Tevita Tatafu played a key part in that try.

8'

A gap opened in the defence and Tevita Tatafu took full advantage.

8'

The defensive line has been broken as Maxime Lucu goes through the gap.

7'

The defensive line has been broken as Sipili Falatea goes through the gap.

7'

We are underway as the referee blows their whistle.

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Match Details

Bordeaux v Connacht

Investec Champions Cup - Round 1
Fri 8th December 2023, 03:00pm
Dexcom Stadium

Points Flow Chart

Bordeaux win +36
Connacht
Bordeaux
Connacht
Time in lead
Bordeaux
0
Mins in lead
74
0%
% Of Game In Lead
91%
52%
Possession Last 10 min
48%
0
Points Last 10 min
7

Key Events

Full Time
Abadie
79'
5 - 41
Uberti
77'
5 - 39
Penalty Try
66'
5 - 34
Lucu
63'
5 - 27
Buros
53'
5 - 24
Lucu
42'
5 - 19
Uberti
42'
5 - 17
Half Time
Penaud
23'
5 - 12
Hurley-Langton
5 - 7
15'
Lucu
9'
0 - 7
Buros
8'
0 - 5
Start

22m Entries

Avg. Points Scored
0.6
8
Entries
Avg. Points Scored
3.4
11
Entries

Attack Profile

Connacht
Bordeaux
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Defence Profile

Connacht
Bordeaux
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Ruck Speed

0-3 secs
56%
53%
3-6 secs
32%
33%
6+ secs
7%
10%
110
Rucks Won
73

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