Castres vs Northampton match report

castresI cover European Champions Cup rugby matches in France for UK and Ireland news agency the Press Association. Here is a match report I filed for  the match between Castres Olympique and Northampton in October 2016, which they syndicated to newspapers in the UK and websites across the world.

Castres ran in five tries in a 41-7 demolition of old European rivals Northampton courtesy of a dominant forward performance that saw the visitors’ pack shoved all over the park.

Winger David Smith was the main beneficiary of the hosts’ total control up front in the ninth European meeting between the two sides.

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