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Saffas wrap: Springbok wing Dillyn Leyds’ purple patch continues in French Top 14


Wing Dillyn Leyds produced one other storming efficiency in La Rochelle’s 38-23 win over Lyon within the French High 14.

Leyds has been in high kind for the reason that flip of the yr, propelling La Rochelle to joint second on the log alongside Cheslin Kolbe‘s Toulouse, who’ve a sport in hand.

Within the conflict with Lyon, he once more emerged as one in every of his group’s finest performers with an 80-minute show throughout which he made 4 tackles, seven passes, two offloads, seven carries, two clear breaks, 37 run metres, beat 5 defenders, notched up a surprising attempt help and scored a attempt.

Whereas the Boks are wealthy in back-three choices, Leyds shall be hoping that his kind will a minimum of put in him consideration for a nationwide recall someday throughout the upcoming Check season.

Elsewhere, prop Lourens Adriaanse‘s Pau had been 43-33 victors over Bayonne in an exciting however ill-disciplined encounter that produced 4 yellow playing cards and a purple card.

In the one different match this previous weekend, Castres, with Rory Kockott, of their ranks surprised a Kolbe-less Toulouse 26-24 at residence.

Picture: High 14


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