The 3rd date of the Top 14 in France and the Argentines they were made present on the scoreboard with different endings. Juan Imhoff landed on the ingoal, but Racing 92 could not with Biarritz. Axel Muller contributed a try in Brive’s triumph over Pau and Benjamín Urdapilleta entered Castres and added 5 points, with a conversion and a penalty, for the draw against Bordeaux.
Toulouse won with the fair visitors against Montpellier and continues to be a leader; Lyon thrashed Perpignan and later they play Clermont against La Rochelle. On Sunday Toulon (incumbent Facundo Isa) will receive Gonzalo Quesada’s Stade Francais from 4pm and it can be enjoyed on Star +.
TOULON 38 – 5 STADE FRANCAIS (Sunday)
With the return of Facundo Isa after the tour with Los Pumas, Toulon became strong at home and achieved his first victory in the tournament. At the venue, the tries came to the hands of Isa, Parisse, Salles, Luc and Sosene-Feagal, all of them converted by Carbonel, who also added a penalty. For those led by Quesada, the only conquest was from Godener.
BRIVE 30-13 PAU (Saturday)
With Axel Muller as the starter and author of a try, the Albinegro took the victory. Also present at the Ingoal So’otala, Enzo Herve and Wesley Douglas. The same Herve was in charge of the shipments to the sticks and added two conversions and two penalties. Silently, Brive settles into second position on the leaderboard. In turn, the only try for the greens came with the hands of Amniasi Tuimaba and Antoine Hastoy put his signature on the conversion and two penalties.
MONTPELLIER 15-17 TOULOUSE (Saturday)
Toulouse kept control of the game against a Montpellier team that waited crouching but the blow never came. Romain Ntamack and Luca Tauzin were in charge of scoring the tries in the first half, which gave him some peace of mind on the scoreboard, which was converted by Thomas Ramos. In addition came the local conquests with Martin Doan and Vincent Rattez. Paolo Garbisi, author of a penalty in the initial stage, had the opportunity to tie the game, but could not and a penalty by Thomas Ramos in addition was decisive for the triumph of the French monarch.
BIARRITZ 28-19 RACING 92 (Saturday)
The Basque team returned to the right path on their return to the Top 14 and had the pleasure of beating one of the greats of French rugby at home. With a try by Lucas Peyresblanques and the effectiveness of Brett Herron, who hit the conversion and seven penalties, he won a very important victory. For the Parisians, Juan Imhoff played as a starter and scored a try, but it did not reach him. Camile Chat and Baptiste Chouzenoux supported the other conquests and Teddy Iribaren contributed four points with two conversions.
CASTRES 23-23 BORDEAUX (Saturday)
There was good news for this side of the Atlantic Ocean, as Pablo Dimcheff was the starting hooker and made his official debut at Bordeaux. But not everything was there, because at 11 ‘of the complement, the media pair from the River Plate, composed of Santiago Arata and Benjamín Urdapilleta, entered to balance the result. The Uruguayan scrum-half scored a try and the Argentine opening hit a conversion and a penalty in a rough game, as at 24 minutes of the complement Ryno Pietersen was sent off for a dangerous tackle off the ball to Maxime Lucu. The other points in the premises came from the try of Gaetan Barlot and the conversion of Ben Botica, who also was present in a penalty, the same as Rory Kockott. For the winemakers there were tries by Ben Lam and Cameron Woki, who were converted by Matthieu Jalibert, while Francois Trinh Duc gave his name to two penalties and a drop.
LYON 47-3 PERPIGNAN (Saturday)
A win with touches of good rugby for the rojiblancos who scored five tries with Demba Bamba, Charlie Ngatai, Pierre-Louis Barassi, Leo Berdeu and Baptiste Couilloud. In charge of kicking the sticks there was plenty of it, that’s why Toby Arnold (1) and Mickael Ivaldi (1) were in charge of the conversions and on penalties three each were distributed between Leo Berdeu and Jean Marc Doussain. In Perpignan Martín Landajo started as scrum half and the three points were scored by Matteo Rodor with a penalty.