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Seventh heaven for Lyon, Toulouse defeat Castres

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Lyon racked up an impressive seventh win from as many Top 14 matches this season and champions Toulouse earned a timely win against Castres.     Jean-Marc Doussain impressed with the boot,...

Lyon beat Bordeaux to extend lead, Stade stay bottom

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Lyon moved five points clear at the summit of the Top 14 table with a thrilling 25-23 win over second-placed Bordeaux-Begles, while Castres thumped bottom side Stade Francais on Saturday.   The...

Top 14 Highlights: Agen vs Montpellier

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Agen pulled off a surprise 29-10 home win over Montpellier in round 4 of the French Top 14. Agen opened the scoring with an early penalty and a try soon after gave them an 8-0 lead. An Agen penalty midway...

Toulon hold off Racing fightback, Montpellier beaten

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Toulon escaped with a 32-29 home victory over Racing 92 in the Top 14 on Sunday despite a tough second half in which they saw two players sent to the sin bin.     The hosts looked to be coasting...

Bordeaux, Lyon stay perfect in Top 14

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bordeaux-Begles and Lyon each recorded impressive away successes to maintain winning starts to the new Top 14 season.   The two sides, separated by 21 points last term, with Bordeaux missing out...

Bayonne brought back down to earth by Clermont

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bayonne could not follow up their opening-day win over Racing 92 with another Top 14 victory despite an outstanding first half at home to Clermont Auvergne on Saturday.   The newly promoted side...

Weekend Round Up

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sharks book last Currie Cup semi-final berth   The Sharks booked the last semi-final berth in the Currie Cup with a bonus-point 48-40 victory against a gutsy Blue Bulls outfit at Loftus Versfeld...

Bayonne stun Racing 92 on opening day, Toulouse beaten

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

There were shock wins for Bayonne and Bordeaux-Begles as the Top 14 returned for the 2019-20 season on Saturday.       Newly promoted Bayonne celebrated an opening-day upset as the...