Wallabies abroad: Lealiifano lands late blows for Ulster

by Sam Phillips

The European Champions Cup kicked off at the weekend and there were plenty of Australians in action.

Here's who featured where across the globe.


Christian Lealiifano landed two crucial penalties late in Ulster's 19-9 win over Wasps.

Lealiifano took over from John Cooney and landed two penalties late in the piece to clinch the win.

Scott Fardy didn't feature for Leinster in their 24-17 win over Montpellier, Jesse Mogg and Joe Tomane lining up in the backline for the away side.

Three tries in 10 minutes were too much for Leicester to overcome in their 22-18 loss to Racing 92.Matt Toomua and Leicester fell short against Racing 92. Photo: Getty ImagesNick Malouf started on the right wing for the Tigers, with Matt Toomua running the show from inside centre.

James Horwill led Harlequins in their 34-27 loss to La Rochelle but former Reds teammate Ben Tapuai was absent in Bath's 23-0 win over Benetton.

Nic White started at halfback in Exeter's 24-15 win over Glasgow Warriors.


George Smith and Jordan Smiler helped Suntory Sungoliath sneak home 32-31 against Toyota Verblitz.

David Pocock, Berrick Barnes and Daniel Heenan all starred for Panasonic Wild Knights in their huge 56-7 win against Kobe Steelers, with Digby Ioane coming off the bench.