Newcastle seal thriller over Montpellier with 39-phase, 89th minute try

• Newcastle 23-20 Montpellier• Chick try comes eight minutes into injury timeIs it written in the stars for Newcastle Falcons? How else to explain a grandstand finish as remarkable as this, finally ended by Callum Chick’s matchwinning try after a staggering 39 phases, deep into the 89th minute. Newcastle have now claimed two major French scalps – the three-times winners Toulon and now Montpellier, dark horses to lift the trophy, in consecutive weeks. The final is down the road at St James’ Park in May. They couldn’t, could they? Related: Alex Lewington’s late try adds gloss to Saracens’ routin…

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