Half Time Cardiff Blues 3 Perpignan 5
With the game finely balanced at the break it was Perpignan who got the first score of the second half after Cardiff Blues went in from the wrong side in a ruck with the resulting penalty being converted by Laharrague. They were soon awarded another penalty when Blues went over the top in a ruck and Laharrague converted. The Blues aimed to get back in the game when Mike Phillips took a quick penalty only to be tackled before the Perpignan defence had retreated ten. With the referee giving Blues and the extra ground Nick Macleod struck the kick but the ball bounced off the post for Perpginans to clear and it was the Catalan side that got the next score when Laharrague converted his third penalty to bring the score to Cardiff Blues 3 Perpignan 14. The game seemed to be drifting away from the home side and it was Perpignan who got the final score when they were awarded a scrum in the Cardiff blues twenty two. A speculative chip through and an awkward bounce deceived the Cardiff Blues defence and saw Perpignan substitute David Marty score the try converted by Laharrague to bring the final score Cardiff Blues 3 Perpignan 21.