Sheedy's 85th minute drop-goal denies Lyon

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Semi RadradraSemi Radradra (centre) scored on his return to his old side
Bristol: (21) 36
Tries: Lane, Luatua, Thacker, Randall, Oghre Cons: Sheedy 4 Drop-goal: Sheedy
Lyon: (10) 34
Tries: Dumortier, Okuya, Abrahams 2, Radradra, Parisien Cons: Page-Relo 2, Tchaptchet

Callum Sheedy kicked an 85th-minute drop goal to deny Lyon an incredible comeback victory in the Investec Champions Cup.

Bristol appeared to cruise to a bonus-point victory after a fifth try by Gabriel Oghre to take a 33-10 lead.

But two tries from Thaakir Abrahams alongside a Semi Radradra score set up a grandstand finish.

Alfred Parisien's solo try looked to have won the game with three minutes to go before Sheedy struck.

More to follow.


Bristol: Malins; Ibitoye, Vakatawa, Janse van Rensburg, Lane; Sheedy, Randall; Woolmore, Thacker, Sinckler, Dun, Batley, Luatua, Harding, Bradbury.

Replacements: Oghre, Grahamslaw, Lahiff, Caulfield, Thomas, Wolstenholme, Williams, Ravouvou.

Lyon: Abrahams; Dumortier, Parisien, Radradra, Ioane; Smith, Page-Relo; Taofifenua, Charcosset, Tafili, Kpoku, Geraci, Okuya, Pacheco, Guillard.

Replacements: Coltman, Rey, Fotuaika, Roussel, Vignolles, Rimet, Godwin, Tchaptchet.

Referee: Craig Evans

Sin-bin: Kalaveti Ravouvou

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