Rugby. 6 crazy numbers to remember from the first day of the Champions Cup

Racing 92 winger Juan Imhoff enters the top five for the best Test scorers in the European Cup. (© Icon Sport)

Juan Imhoff, 5E Top scorer in European Cup history

Author of the twins during the great success of Racing 92 Northampton (14-45), Argentine international winger Juan Imhoff (33; 37 caps) raised his personal score 31 attempts In the European Cup. The performance that sets him apart Fifth best tricycle scorer in match history Behind the Englishman Chris Ashton (40), French Vincent Clerk (36) And the Irish Brian Odriscoll (33) And Simon Sebo (32) So is Imhoff The third best try scorer still active in the Continental arena, Behind Ashton (Worcester) and Zibo (Monster).

Antoine DuPont ran 171 meters

Toulouse phenomenon Antoine DuPont His whole class and discussions flew again over his ability in the face Cardiff. In addition to offering himself a personal endeavor and deciding on three other achievements that his teammates flattened, France’s XV’s international scrum half has done no less than that. 171m ball in hand, In enhanced success of the current European champions in Wales. If it is still needed, it proves that the best European and world player of 2021 is playing on another planet.

Wenceslas Lorette, the third racing man to score a hat-trick

It is more common to scrape in racks than to score trikes, which is the third international column. Racing 92 Wenceslas Lorette (32 years old; 27 hats) Amazed his world by promising himself the best Triple, Collected from the lawn during the better conquest of the inhabitants of Ile-de-France Northampton (14-45). This is the third hat-trick a racing man has scored in the Champions Cup. The previous two were marked by the former International Hooker Dmitry Tsarsevsky Former center of All Black House, Casey Laulala. For Lorette, this is the second hat-trick of his professional career, 10 years after scoring in the top 14, against the Beatrice Agent (65-22) in January 2011, what were his first trials with the big boys. ..

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4/4 for Irish clubs

Irish rugby is booming. Following the successful autumn tour of XV du Trèfle, winners of Japan, New Zealand and Argentina, Irish clubs are now shining on the European scene. Of course, on the first day of the Champions Cup, four provinces Konach, From Leinster, From Monster AndUlster Was full, because they all face respectively French Stadium (36-9), to Bath (45-20), by Wasps (15-35) and Clermont (23-29). The record for French clubs, for its part, is even more mixed with a paltry 3/8, including three defeats at home by Clermont, Bordeaux-Begles and Castras.

Succeeds 64% away

It’s best to get around this first day Champions Cup 2021-2022. Of course, there were no less than 11 games played this weekend 7 away wins, That is 64% success in progress. Only three teams have been able to stay as masters at home La Rochelle, Exeter as well as Konach. This is the fourth home win since Lanelli’s withdrawal from Bristol due to the Kovid-19 cases in Scarlett’s.

The first hat-trick in the second row

A very rare fact in modern rugby: a second tier was scored Triple, when 1Time Day time From Champions Cup 2021-2022. This is Scottish InternationalExeter, Johnny Gray (27; 64 caps), hat trick (42;E, 53E And 61E) During the great triumph of Chiefs Before this Montpellier (42-6) at Sandy Park. That’s it The first hat-trick in the history of the match, won in the second row.

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