The fifth date of the France Top 14 and Bordeaux stayed with the meeting before Lyon by 20 to 15. Brive beat Stade Francais 19 to 12, Pau he stayed with the duel before Perpignan 29 to 14, Montpellier in view of La Rochelle by 21 to 11 and Toulouse defeated Biarritz 17 to 11. Finally Castres won 27-16 against Toulon. Tomorrow it will be the turn of Clermont and Racing 92.
Castres 27-16 Toulon (Saturday)
The local, with Benjamin Urdapilleta holder and author of ten points, the local was left with a tough encounter. Wilfrid Hounkpatin scored the team’s two tries, while on the visiting side, Aymeric Luc scored the only conquest and Louis Carbonel contributed the remaining 11 points through the foot.
Lyon 15 – 20 Bordeaux (Saturday)
Bordeaux wants to continue as a guard for Toulouse and the victory against Lyon by 20 to 15 suited him well. A try by Matthieu Jalibert for the visitor and a series of penalties by Léo Berdeu for the local was the spectacle of the first half. In addition, Lyon seemed to take the reins of the match with a string of penalties converted by Léo Berdeu himself, but a try by Romain Buros with 15 minutes remaining gave the visitors victory.
Brive 19 – 12 Stade Francais (Saturday)
Brive returned to the victory against Stade Francais by 19 to 12 and climbed to the top as a guard for Bordeaux and Toulouse. The good start of the local team with two converted tries accommodated him to be able to consolidate in the match. A series of penalties were the protagonists of the rest of the game, but the start of Brive was forceful to stay with the victory.
Perpignan 14 – 29 Pau (Saturday)
Pau, who had Ignacio Calles entering from the bench, achieved a triumph as a visitor. The first half were penalties distributed for both teams, but the visiting team knew how to react in the complement and with the tries of Clovis Le Bail, Jale Kaikadavu Vatuba and Antoine Hastoy sealed the victory 29 to 14.
Montpellier 21 – 11 La Rochelle (Saturday)
Montpellier returned to victory against La Rochelle and celebrated with its people. Paolo Garbisi had an excellent afternoon and hit the sticks seven times throughout the game. On the visit side they did not have a good afternoon, Pierre Popelin managed to kick twice, and the only try of the match by Jules Favre was not enough to turn the result around and win the game.
Biarritz 11 – 17 Toulouse (Saturday)
The current champion managed to win a victory in his visit to Biarritz. The first half only had a successful penalty from Toulouse with the foot of Thomas Ramos. In addition, it seemed that the local team was going to reverse history with the feet of Brett Herron, but the visitor’s string of tries at the end of the game gave him the victory to remain firm at the top with 21 points.