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Diaby red proves costly as Bordeaux beaten by Brive

1 month 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

2 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,...

Lyon beat Bordeaux to extend lead, Stade stay bottom

2 months 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...

Lyon concede first tries of season in fifth straight win

2 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

3 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...

Brive stun Top 14 runners-up Clermont in milestone derby as Toulouse get off the mark

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Brive claimed their first victory of the Top 14 campaign as they shocked last season's runners-up and local rivals Clermont Auvergne 28-21 on Sunday.     Promoted Brive hit the front early...