Bayonne down Champions Cup Finalist Toulouse

Bayonne down Champions Cup Finalist Toulouse

Bayonne topple top of the table, Toulouse, in the Top 14 with the Champions Cup finalist resting a number of their stars. Bayonne moved from second from bottom in the TOP14 with flyhalf Maxime Lafage starring in the victory. The flyhalf set up a try with a deft cross kick and slotted all of his shots at goal racking up 19 points before being forced off the pitch through injury.


Toulouse looked to claim a come from behind victory as Dimitri Delibes scored in the 78th minute but by that time the damage had been done. Toulouse shot into the lead through tries by Iosefa Tekori and Thomas Ramos but Bayonne hit back with a penalty and tries from Aymeric Luc and Remy Baget to lead 14-17. Selevasio Tolofua scored before the break to lead 21-17. Lafage slotted four penalties in the second half to give Bayonne a 21-29 lead.


Props Paul Mallez and Vincent Pelo both when to the sin bin as the two props couldn't set the scrum. Manual Ordas mad it an 11 point game before Delibes scored what proved to be a consolation try. Full Time: Toulouse 28-32 Bayonne.


More News

Latest News