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The move started after Brive collected a restart deep in their own half and open side Grzegorz Kacala scattered the Tigers’ defence with a rampaging run.

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The first triumph by an English team in the competition arrived in a titanic collision at Stade Lescure and is sometimes referred to as the Battle of Bordeaux.

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2004 Rob Howley and Clement Poitrenaud (Wasps 27 20 Toulouse)

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