Morgan Parra in the annals of the Top 14! TO?? On the occasion of the match against Lyon this Sunday in Lyon, Clermont’s scrum half set a new Top 14 record by scoring 42 consecutive kicks. Against the Rhone, the former international number 9 (32 years old) spent a transformation and four penalties, before giving up his place in the 49th minute.
Its last failure dates back to April 11, during the quarter-final of the Champions Cup lost by the Jaunards against Stade Toulousain (12-21). Since then, he hadn’t failed in his team’s last eight games.
TO?? the vocation of this series, Morgan Parra had confided last June: “Success is important, what is even more important in decisive matches is to validate the work of its co-workers. © team members. This is my role and my responsibility. I am not interested in these statistics, what matters to me is to go as far as possible. “
Morgan Parra erases from the shelves his former teammate at ASM, the Franco-Australian opener Brock James, who had managed 41 consecutive kicks in the championship during the 2008-2009. Since the start of his career at Bourgoin-Jallieu in 2006-2007, the international number 9 has scored 2,238 points (1,587 in Top 14, 545 in the Champions Cup and 106 in the Challenge Cup. add 370 points in 71 selections with the XV of France from 2008.
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With 42 successful kicks in a row, Morgan Parra sets a new Top 14 record