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Biarritz smash Ospreys Heineken Cup hopes


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Article Published: Sunday 22 January 2012


Biarritz smashed the Ospreys hopes of reaching the Heineken Cup play offs when they beat the Welshmen 36-5 on Sunday.

Biarritz were beaten last weekend by Saracens but they bounced back in spectacular style especially from Ngwenya who scored a hat trick of tries.

Although the results are yet to be finalised Biarritz have put themself in contention of qualifying for the next stage as one of the two best runners up.

More to follow.

Final Score Biarritz 36 (17) Ospreys 5 (0)

Scorers

Biarritz
Tries: Ngwenya 3, Baby, Balshaw
Penalties: Yachvili
Conversions: Yachvili 4

Ospreys
Tries: Hibbard

Referee: Wayne Barnes (England)

Biarritz Olympique Pays Basque: I Balshaw; T Ngwenya, C Gimenez, D Traille, B Baby; J Peyrelongue, D Yachvili; F Barcella, A Heguy, S Marconnet, J Thion, M Carizza, W Lauret, B Guyot, I Harinordoquy [capt]

Replacements: R Terrain, E Guinazu, F Gomez Kodela, P Taele, F Faure, M Bosch, I Bolakoro, D Haylett-Petty

Ospreys: B Davies; T Bowe, A Bishop, A Beck, E Walker; D Biggar, R Webb; P James, H Bennett, A Jones, I Gough, I Evans, T Smith, J Tipuric [capt], J Thomas

Replacements: R Hibbard, R Bevington, A Jarvis, R Jones, J Bearman, K Fotualii, M Morgan , S Williams

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