Watch: Roman Poite Gets A Belt Of A Ball Where The Sun Don’t Shine
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This looks painful.
A late try from Joe Rokocoko made sure of Racing 92′s place in the Top 14 semi-finals after a tense 22-13 victory away to Montpellier on Saturday.
Hosts Montpellier finished third in the table in the regular season, 14 points ahead of last year’s winners. But it was the visitors who started strongly at Altrad Stadium, Leone Nakarawa selling a dummy to score in the 15th minute and Dan Carter converting.
After a nervous second half from both teams, Rokocoko was found in space out on the right and crossed with six minutes to go to afford Racing some breathing room. And although Carter missed the conversion attempt, he dispatched a late penalty to make absolutely sure after Jannie Du Plessis was sent off for throwing punches.
Roman Poite was the man in charge on the day and took a bit of a blow that he’ll be still feeling after the weekend…