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Seventh heaven for Lyon, Toulouse defeat Castres

1 month 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...

Top 14 Highlights: Lyon vs Brive

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Lyon maintained their unbeaten start to the season with a 59-3 home hammering of Brive in round 4 of the French Top14. Lyon went over for an early try, with Brive pulling three points back with a...

Lyon & Bordeaux win in routs as Toulouse suffer another defeat

2 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...

Round 1 of the Top 14 by the numbers

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The opening round of the Top 14 saw Lyon score the most tries with 7 and Antoine Hastoy of Pau top the points log with a haul of 18.     A number of players bagged a brace this weekend with...

Bayonne stun Racing 92 on opening day, Toulouse beaten

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

There were shock wins for Bayonne and Bordeaux-Begles as the Top 14 returned for the 2019-20 season on Saturday.       Newly promoted Bayonne celebrated an opening-day upset as the...