Monday 11 December 2017

Video: Ronan O'Gara's Racing 92 reach Top 14 final as Clermont choke in dying minutes

Racing Metro 92 Argentine wing Juan Imhoff (C) scores the decisive try
Racing Metro 92 Argentine wing Juan Imhoff (C) scores the decisive try
Independent.ie Newsdesk

Independent.ie Newsdesk

Racing 92 will contest the Top 14 final after a dramatic 34-33 victory over Clermont in Rennes.

A bruising but entertaining encounter finished 27-27 after normal time with both sides scoring two tries each.

The pendulum appeared to swing in Clermont's favour in extra time after they landed a penalty and Brock James landed a monster penalty from the halfway line.

Watch the amazing effort below:

With three minutes remaining Clermont appeared to have cleared their lines but an amazing sequence of intercept passes saw Juan Imhoff turn from villian to hero in seconds to streak away for a try.

The referee consulted the TMO to check for offside a forward pass but the try was given.

Dan Carter still needed to slot the conversion for the victory. It's Dan Carter, enough said...

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