Edinburgh crash out after gifting Bordeaux 14-point start


Scorer: Damien Hoyland

EDINBURGH slumped to a fifth consecutive knockout defeat in three seasons under Richard Cockerill as Bordeaux booked a semifinal date with Bristol.
Tries from Santiago Cordero and Jean-Baptiste Dubie put the hosts 14-0 up inside nine minutes in a calamitous start for the Scottish side at Stade Chaban-Delmas.
The visitors worked their way back into it but lacked precision and a clinical edge in the Bordeaux 22, wasting at least four good try-scoring opportunities.
Damien Hoyland’s score after 53 minutes cut the deficit to 17...

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