Flanker produces truly world class piece of skill in French second division
When you stand at 6 foot 5 inches tall, it is pretty hard to pick up passes that are thrown at your feet, but Massy flanker Alexandre Loubiere has found a way around that problem.
Up against Carcassonne last Friday in France’s ProD2, the flanker ran a support line for his teammate, second row Evrard Dion Oulai, who had made a half break. The lock produced an offload, but it looked as though the attack was dead in its tracks when the ball was heading towards the floor. However, Loubiere was able to chip the ball into his hands on the volley. Two passes later and his teammate Randy Grelleaud was scoring in the corner. Being able to chip the ball into his hands is a truly world class piece of skill, but to be able to do it and barely slow down made it all the more incredible.
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Carcassonne XV: 1. Martinez, 2. Carbou, 3. Bekoshvili ; 4. Manchia, 5. Landman ; 6. Harley, 7. Agaba, 8. Herjean ; 9. Marquès (Cap.), 10. Mouchous ; 11. Marty ; 12. Aguillon, 13. Grigg ; 14. Dulon ; 15. Claviéres
Replacements: 16. Sa, 17. Amrouni, 18. Carroll, 19. Meka, 20. Pagès, 21. Anon, 22. Annetta, 23. Akhobadze.
Massy XV: 1. Correa, 2. Grelleaud, 3. Ferrer ; 4. Fuser, 5. Oulai ; 6. Decubber, 7. Loubiere, 8. Gbizie ; 9. Pichon, 10. Ortolan ; 11. Farissier ; 12. Taulagi, 13. Jacomme ; 14. Robaglia ; 15. Kotze
Replacements: 16. Rodrigues, 17. Visser, 18. Nonkontwana, 19. Lanen, 20. Prier, 21. Guillomot, 22. Carre, 23. Vickos.