This weekend the pending Top 14 matches are taking place, after the suspension of the Champions and Challenge Cup. In the first match on Sunday, Castres defeated Montpellier, and Toulon did the same with Racing 92.
RACING 92 23-29 TOULON (Sunday, pending date 5)
Toulon was left with a great match against Racing 92 as a visitor by 29 to 23, due to the pending match of the fifth date of the Top 14. The visitor started with an excellent level, but the Parisian team recovered and matched the actions at I finish the first time. In the complement, Carbonel was key with his foot on penalties and gave the difference to Toulon to achieve victory. Rebbadj (12 ‘) and Serin (17’) supported the tries for the visitor, while Lauret (34 ‘) and Thomas (37’) did the same for the home team.
MONTPELLIER 19-21 CASTRES (Sunday, pending date 3)
Super even match between the protagonists. The first try came from the hand of Julien Dumora for Castres after a great play by Palis at 12 ‘. Later and despite the great defense of the Argentine Benjamin Urdapilleta who played from the start, Montpellier discounted thanks to the conquest of Immelman two minutes later. It seemed that finally the homeowner was left with the long-awaited fourth victory in the Top 14, however, Vaipulu ruined the party eight from the closing with a try that equaled the result and that Urdapilleta was in charge of converting to decree the triumph for Castres.
BORDEAUX 16-16 CLERMONT (Saturday, pending date 4)
In the first game of the date, Bordeaux equalized at home against Clermont by 16 to 16. Both Bautista Delguy and Guido Petti were starters at the premises. The wing managed to support two tries, but both were disallowed by the referee, while the forward was key with two steals on the line to defend his team’s goal.
Lamothe (15 ‘) was the author of the only conquest of Bordeaux, added to the three penalties of Jalibert (28’, 37 ‘and 62’) and the corresponding conversion. In the visitor, Penaud (20 ‘) supported the try, while Parra hit the conversion and two penalties (34’, 57 ‘) and Barraque one more (76’).
BAYONNE 22-23 PAU (Saturday, pending date 13)
Pau, with Ignacio Calles as a starter, achieved a great victory as a visitor against Bayonne, with Mariano Galarza from the start, 23-22. Le Bail and Votu scored the tries for the visitor, added to the three penalties (9 ‘ , 27 ‘and 34’) from Hastoy, while Monribot (40 ‘) supported the only victory for the local, plus Germain’s penalties (4’, 22 ‘, 31’, 37 ‘, 49’).