Newest – France centre Virimi Vakatawa muscled over the road to interrupt open an absorbing check match which noticed his aspect beat Scotland 22-15 at Murrayfield and high Group B of the Nations Cup.
The hosts struggled all sport to include the Fiji-born Frenchman, who scored the sport’s solely attempt simply after halftime as he tracked a sniping break from the full of life Vincent Rattez and burst by way of Scotland’s flailing defenders.
The house aspect’s Duncan Weir, as soon as once more deputising for the injured Finn Russell and Adam Hastings, kicked flawlessly to make sure the perimeters went in 12-12 on the break regardless of France displaying extra attacking verve and edging the ahead contest.
Thomas Ramos was equally correct from the spot for the guests with 4 penalties, whereas fly-half Matthieu Jalibert added a neatly taken drop objective for the French aspect.
France’s win ends a run of 4 successive defeats at Murrayfield and is their first win in Edinburgh since 2014.
Everton return to profitable methods
Everton’s in-form striker Dominic Calvert-Lewin netted a brace and midfielder Abdoulaye Doucoure scored his first objective for the membership as they beat Fulham 3-2 to return to profitable methods within the Premier League.
The end result lifts Everton to sixth on ther ladder with 16 factors, some extent behind reigning champions Liverpool, who host Leciester Metropolis later this morning.
In the meantime, a thumping second-half objective from West Ham United striker Sebastien Haller condemned Sheffield United to a 1-0 defeat at dwelling that leaves them rooted to the underside of the standings with only a single level after 9 video games.
West Ham’s as much as eighth on 14 factors.
Leeds United and Arsenal have performed out a 0-0 draw at Elland Street.
The Gunners performed the vast majority of the second-half with simply 10 gamers after NIcolas Pepe was red-carded within the 51st minute.
Dane claims his maiden European Tour title
Denmark’s Joachim Hansen has carded a bogey-free closing spherical of 67 to assert his maiden win on the European Tour with a two-shot victory within the Joburg Open.
The 30-year-old had been tied with in a single day chief Wilco Nienaber (69) at 19 under-par on the seventeenth tee, however when the South African bogeyed the ultimate two holes, Hansen saved his cool to assert the trophy.
They have been Nienaber’s first dropped photographs in 30 holes, although the second place end is a profession greatest end result on the tour for the 20-year-old, who turned skilled final yr.
“I’m fairly emotional. That is what we work for – household again dwelling watching and all that,” a tearful Hansen mentioned.
“Wilco received in entrance fairly fast by three photographs, however we caught to our game-plan. He’s lengthy and might hit is straight, and we needed to persist with what we’ve finished for the final three days. I do not assume I missed a putt inside six toes.”
Portuguese dominates dwelling grand prix
KTM Tech 3 rider Miguel Oliveira dominated his dwelling MotoGP race from begin to end to win the season-ending Portuguese Grand Prix at Portimao’s Algarve Worldwide Circuit.
The Portuguese began from pole for the primary time in his profession after setting an all-time lap document at MotoGP’s reserve monitor and was flawless as he completed in 41 minutes 48.163 seconds, 3.193 forward of Pramac Racing’s Jack Miller.
“It is unreal. You dream about these sorts of races and to lastly be capable of do it, it is unimaginable. I’ve no phrases to explain it… simply my gratitude to all of the individuals… and my staff, which is a farewell to Tech 3,” Oliveira mentioned.
Petronas Yamaha’s Franco Morbidelli completed third to seal second place within the riders’ championship with 158 factors, 13 behind Suzuki’s Joan Mir who was compelled to retire after 10 out of the 25 laps attributable to technical points.
Mir’s staff mate Alex Rins was third with 139 factors after ending fifteenth on Sunday.