Pic: Mathieu Bastareaud took a snooze in a top Dublin nightclub hours after Sexton collision
French juggernaut Mathieu Bastareaud was clearly wrecked after Les Bleus lost 18-11 to Ireland at the Aviva on Saturday evening.
The enormous Toulon centre was snapped catching up on some beauty sleep at top celebrity haunt Krystle on Saturday night.
The 19-stone outside centre was involved in two heavy collisions with man-of-the-match Jonathan Sexton during the clash at the Aviva, with the Racing Metro star requiring stitches over his left eye.
I'm sure Sexton had a good night's sleep after his first game following a 12-week layoff over concussion concerns but his on-field foe looked to have been equally drained by his on-field exertions.
Here's why Bastareaud had good reason to be tired: