Finn Russell’s stunner for Racing 92 knocks Sale out of Champions Cup

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  • Quarter-final: Racing 92 41-22 Sale
  • Moments of magic from Russell and Thomas end Sale’s hopes

And then there were none. Racing 92’s rock stars may have turned up fashionably late to the party but ultimately they sprinkled more than enough stardust to sink Sale Sharks and ensure there will be no Premiership sides in the Champions Cup semi-finals for the second season running.

Finn Russell’s inspired piece of improvisation – twice kicking the ball to the line before dotting down – came soon after a similarly stunning piece of skill from Teddy Thomas and swung the tie in Racing’s favour. They were the standout moments from a side who have yet to utterly convince that this will be their year but who possess an ability to strike that Sale can only dream of. It helps, too, to have a 19-year-old scrum-half who possesses as much class as Nolann Le Garrec.

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Written by Gerard Meagher at La Defense Arena
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