In Numbers: Bordeaux-Begles

In Numbers: Bordeaux-Begles

Stay in tune with the key facts and figures ahead of Saturday's Challenge Cup round five match-up against Bordeaux-Begles at Stade Chaban Delmas – kick-off 12.45pm GMT/ 1.45pm local.

Match facts

Edinburgh are unbeaten against Bordeaux-Begles in the Challenge Cup, winning their two pool stage clashes in in 2014/15 and drawing in round two this season

Bordeaux-Begles are unbeaten in their last four matches in the Challenge Cup (W4, D1), however they've never managed a sequence of five European games without defeat

Edinburgh have won their last four away games in the Champions and Challenge Cup, including two wins away in France at RC Toulon and Agen

Edinburgh and Bordeaux are just two of three clubs with a 100% scrum success rate in the tournament this season. Edinburgh have the second best lineout success rate (93%) in the competition

Bordeaux's Matthieu Jalibert (50) is the top point scorer in the competition to date

Club comparison


Played 39 – won 26 – drawn 1 – losses 12

Total points for: 1073

Total points against: 776

Biggest win: 78 (v Krasny Yar, 15/12/2017)


Played 74 - won 34 - drawn 3 - losses 37

Total points for: 1069

Total points against: 1721

Biggest win: 86 (v Ebbw Vale, 2/11/1996)

Head-to-head record

Played 3, Edinburgh won 2, drawn 1

Bordeaux-Begles 13-15 Edinburgh Rugby (17/10/2014)

Edinburgh Rugby 38-20 Bordeaux Begles (23/01/2015)

Edinburgh Rugby 16-16 Bordeaux Begles (22/11/2019)

2019/20 points scorers

Edinburgh: Simon Hickey (25), Jaco van der Walt (17), George Taylor (15)

Bordeaux-Begles: Matthieu Jalibert (50), Geoffrey Cros (15), Seta Tamanivalu (15)

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