- London Irish 27-32 Montpellier
- French champions recover after Agustín Creevy is sent off
A 14-man London Irish side suffered a frustrating start to their Heineken Cup campaign with a rollercoaster defeat to a power-packed Montpellier team on a freezing evening in Brentford.
The French champions were 24-6 down at one stage but made the most of their numerical advantage to make an early impact in Pool B.
Written by Robert Kitson at the Brentford Community Stadium
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