Date number 17 of the Top 14 had an Argentine rivalry. On Friday Racing 92 won from local 23-20 to Castres with a try of Emiliano Boffelli and it is pointer with 58 points. Nevertheless, La Rochelle was imposed in the other duel of Creoles to Stade Français and equaled it on the table. Toulouse in view of Lyon (Gomez Kodela holder), debuted Juan Cruz Mallía, which has 2 games less. Facundo Isa and Ramiro Moyano were the protagonist in the victory of Toulon versus Pau 33-29 with two third row tries. What’s more, Clermont thrashed Bayonne 73-3 with ten conquests in the entire match. Agen does not find the course and fell 19-39 against Montpellier. By last, Brive won with the fair Bordeaux from 25 to 23 with the presence of Axel Muller and Lucas Paulos for the winners and Guido petti for those of bordó.
LYON 31-23 TOULOUSE (Saturday)
Juan Cruz Mallía made his debut in the defeat of Toulouse and played the 80 minutes of play. Lyon knew how to control the game with two tries by Noa Nakaitaci and one by Toby Arnold. In addition, Francisco Gómez Kodela entered the second half, who performed well in the scrum and was even congratulated by his teammates. On the other hand, Toulouse twice supported the merit of Dimitri Dlibes, although it was not enough to overcome the eastern French.
PAU 29-33 TOULON (Saturday)
Toulon defeated Pau and Facundo Isa, the Argentine third line, showed an enormous repertoire with two conquests of the three in the away victory, the rest was converted by Theo Dachary. Ramiro Moyano was also present from the start. During the final minutes, the team led by Nicolas Godignon, which had Ignacio Calles as the starter, pressed and managed to discount Quentin Lespiaucq to leave the team 29-33.
CLERMONT 73-3 BAYONNE (Saturday)
Bayonne still has a nightmare thanks to Clermont’s tries. The home team supported ten times and after minute 64 they had a conquest every two minutes until the end. It was a machine gun of tries with 70 units of difference that achieved the group directed by Franck Azéma. On the side of the visitors, they only reaped six victories of the 17 games played in the entire Top 14 that will host Lyon looking to get out of the bottom of the table.
AGEN 19-39 MONTPELLIER (Saturday)
Montpellier managed to take a wide advantage over the end of the match. With two tries by Julien Tisseron, one by Thomas Darmon and Cobus Reinach, the visitors took a comfortable victory. For his part, Tevita Railevu was the author of the only conquest of the local team that only reaped two units so far in the Top 14, has not yet added a victory and is last in the table of the contest.
BRIVE 25-23 BORDEAUX EAGLES (Saturday)
Brive had a game that featured a variety of passing and tackling irregularities. Between both teams they committed 20 penalties: eight for the locals and 12 for Bordeaux. Then a line a few meters from the ingoal, Scott Higginbotham received the ball and passed every player who appeared in front of him. However, the team led by Jeremy Davidson took a minute to remove the hope of the visitors to get further out of the way. Lucas Paulos and Axel Muller were present at the XV de Brive, while Guido Petti for the Bègles. On the following date, those in white will visit Toulouse and the team led by Christophe Urios will receive Pau.
LA ROCHELLE 16-11 STADE FRANÇAIS (Saturday)
The duel that had five Argentines on the court ended with victory for the locals who had Facundo Bosch as the starter and the entry of Ramiro Herrera at 18 ‘of the complement. On the side of the Parisians led by Gonzalo Quesada, Nicolás Sánchez and Marcos Kremer started, and Pablo Matera entered at 35 minutes in the first half and 6 minutes later he saw the yellow card for touching the ball to the scrum half when he took it out of the scrum. The many winners came from the try by Thomas Berjon, the conversion and two penalties by Jules Plisson and another sending to the posts by Ihaia West. For the rosés there was a try by Telusa Veainu and two penalties: one by Nicolás Sánchez and another by Joris Segonds.
RACING 92 23-20 CASTRES (Friday)
Debut as a starter and hero suit for Emiliano Boffelli who scored the triumph try for the Parisian team and in this way he claimed a victory that keeps him in the privileged places of the standings. Everything started from the wind for the locals who with an inspired Teddy Iribaren made a good difference: a try, the conversion and three penalties gave him 16 points. Castres, who featured Benjamín Urdapilleta, scored a try in the epilogue with Filipo Nakosi, who was sent close to the formation after insisting for several minutes within meters of the ingoal. The opening took care of the conversion and had already left his mark with two penalties. In the complement again the visitors came out with impetus to seek victory and reached the try with Wayan De Benedittis, which the former CUBA transformed into seven points.