Inscrit en contre

PaulaC1Kwiziq community member

Inscrit en contre

Can anyone help with the phrase 'inscrit en contre'.  According to the local newspaper, our local rugby team won at the weekend:

'.....grâce à un essai inscrit en contre'

I have looked it up but cannot grasp the meaning of the phrase.  Thanks

Paula 

Asked 1 year ago
ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

My translation would be:

...thanks to an attempt realized during a counter.

But that's got to be some kind of sport-speak. So beware...

-- Chris (not a native speaker)

AlanC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

My guess is:

thanks to a try scored against the run of play

PaulaC1Kwiziq community member
Thanks Chris, and Alan I think you have got it in rugby speak!

Inscrit en contre

Can anyone help with the phrase 'inscrit en contre'.  According to the local newspaper, our local rugby team won at the weekend:

'.....grâce à un essai inscrit en contre'

I have looked it up but cannot grasp the meaning of the phrase.  Thanks

Paula 

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