MONTPELLIER COACH Fabien Galthié has been talking up Treviso this week, warning his players the Italians will pose a real threat when the two sides meet on Saturday in the Heineken Cup. So they will. But if I was an Italian I’d be quaking in my boots at the prospect of trying to contain Jonathan Pélissié because so far this season the scrum-half has been nigh on unstoppable.
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Posted 2 months ago
Posted 2 years ago
IN FRANCE they call them ‘les barrages’, in English we’d call them ‘play-offs’; perhaps the best description is the Top 14 quarter-finals, which is in effect what unfolds on Saturday when Castres host Montpellier and Racing Metro visit Toulon, writes Gavin Mortimer.
At stake is a semi-final place the following weekend with the winner of the first tie facing Toulouse and…
Posted 3 years ago
Montpellier remain on course for Amlin Challenge Cup quarter-final qualification as Pool 3 winners – and victory at Newcastle Falcons on Friday night would take them a giant step closer to a place in the last eight in April.
“We aimed at qualification from the start of the season and at present we are still within reach of that goal,” said…