In a very tight contest La Rochelle beat Edinburgh in their opening round on Saturday 13-8.
Edinburgh did earn a bonus point for loosing within seven points which is at least something to take away from the game.
In the first half a penalty from Pisson and a try from Raymond Rhule helped the french side to a 8-3 lead at the break.
Edinburgh had to defend most of the time in that first half and only manage one penalty by van der Walt.
In the second half errors from Edinburgh helped Sinzelle to get over for the second try of La Rochelle.
Edinburgh did get over for a try in the second half with Dean’s getting hold of a grubber kick which was not converted by van der Walt.
|Edinburgh (3) 8|
|Try: Kinghorn Pen: Van der Walt|
|La Rochelle (8) 13|
|Tries: Rhule, Sinzelle Pens: Plisson|
|December 12, 2020||9:55 pm||EUROPEAN CHAMPIONS CUP 2020/2021||EUROPEAN CHAMPIONS CUP 2020/2021||90'|