venue: Ada Ciganlija, Belgrade
1st July 2007
Full Match Report
U16 EUROPEAN CUP: POOL B - ROUND 3
France will meet England in the decider, after the classy Tricolors won 32-0 against Scotland in their final pool match. The French led 26-0 after dominating the opening half, posting tries from centres Clement Dallara and Anthony Rastouil; exciting winger Clement Soubeyras who claimed a brace and second rower Jeffrey Zava.
The smaller, spirited Scots drew great admiration for the way they stuck to their task in the second half, with second rower Chris Kilday outstanding. They restricted the French to one try from full back and man of the match Morgan Escaré, who also kicked three goals; Tony Gigot landing the other.
Morgan Escaré, Quentin Nauroy, Clément Dallara, Anthony Rastouil, Clément Soubeyras (c), Gael Garreta, Maxime Fages, Théo Gonzalez, Jonathan Soum, Reda Baghdadi, Geoffrey Zava, Julian Bousquet, Jordan Alvernhe. Subs: Tony Gigot, Guillaume Rey, Eloi Pelissier, Robin Raynal
Jamie McIntosh, Jamie McLaren, Fraser Clark, Kyle Laverty, Craig Loney, Crawford Matthews (c), Conar Dow, Chris Killean, Indio Singh, Nathan Dalgado, Chris Kilday, Jamie Hope, Alan Reid. Subs: Jamie Serry, Stephen Nicholl, Stephan Gilmartin, Iain McNeil