La Rochelle hooker Pierre Bourgarit received a red card for making contact with Tom Curry’s eyes during his side’s Champions Cup defeat by Sale Sharks.
Lyon and La Rochelle both progressed to the Top 14 semi-finals after claiming wins over Montpellier and Racing 92 respectively.
Former Sharks centre Paul Jordaan will be returning to South Africa after being released by French Top 14 club La Rochelle at the end of the season.
La Rochelle scored six tries in their 49-29 win against Wasps at the Stade Marcel-Deflandre, while there were also European Champions Cup wins for Ulster and Leinster on Sunday. The French club scored three converted tries in the first half, from centre Pierre Aguillon, hooker Pierre Bourgarit and flanker Levani Botia. Wing Vincent Rattez crossed the line twice in the second… Read more →