Both Belgium and Russia that had lost their opening game against Spain has something to prove. The Russians started strongly and were seen 0-12 up. The Black Devils came back into the game and by half time they had clawed back to 10-12.
The second half saw the Belgians take command. Three tries and the subsequent conversions saw the Black Devils storm ahead to 31-12. The Russian were knocked for six and Belgium’s fourth try and successful conversion of the half saw our men take the game by 38-12. In addition to the points for the win the margin of victory saw Belgium also pick up an attacking bonus.
One of the Belgian try-scorers Thomas Dienst to the press agency Belga that "I am very proud of the team. We reacted well at 0-12 and we got into the game. We were simply stronger.
After two games Belgium are second with 6 points. This is two points less than the leaders Portugal.
The Black Devils next match is on 22 February in Georgia. Our national rugby team’s next home game is on 7 March against Spain.