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Diaby red proves costly as Bordeaux beaten by Brive

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bordeaux-Begles could lose ground on Top 14 leaders Lyon after slipping to their second defeat in three matches at Brive.   Mahamadou Diaby's ninth-minute dismissal proved decisive as Christophe...

Seventh heaven for Lyon, Toulouse defeat Castres

3 months 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,...

Imhoff at the double in Racing win, Toulon beat La Rochelle

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Juan Imhoff scored a second-half double as Racing 92 hammered Pau 31-3 and Toulon beat La Rochelle in the Top 14 on Sunday.   Pau could have returned to third spot with a victory at Stade du...

Lyon concede first tries of season in fifth straight win

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Lyon remain unbeaten in the Top 14 after swatting aside struggling Racing 92, though they did concede their first tries of the season.   Noa Nakaitaci, Hamza Kaabeche and Thibaut Regard all crossed...

Lyon & Bordeaux win in routs as Toulouse suffer another defeat

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The top two in the Top 14 claimed huge victories to stay unbeaten as both the defending champions and last year's runners-up were beaten.       Lyon and Bordeaux Begles continued...

Bordeaux, Lyon stay perfect in Top 14

4 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

4 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...