After their success over Montpellier in the last first leg match of TOP 14, Racing Metro will focus back on Europe for the two coming week-ends, in a double confrontation against Harlequins for Day 3 and Day 4 of HCup. The first meeting, at home for Ciel et Blanc, will exceptionally be hold at stade de la Beaujoire in Nantes.
As the number of tackles made by a Ciel et Blanc player in a single HCup match this season. Three Racingmen evolving at different positions made this defensive performance of fifteen tackles in a match, who are center Fabrice Estebanez, scrum-half Maxime Machenaud and back row Wenceslas. Even more impressive statistics from the Ciel et Blanc flanker knowing that he reached those numbers in both HCup matches this season, a performance of fifteen tackles against Clermont in Day 1 repeated a week later against Scarlets in Day 2.
On the Harlequins’ squad, two London players shares the top spot of the ranking of the most successful tackles made in a HCup meeting, English internationals Chris Robshaw and Nick Easter.
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Saturday 26th August