TOP 14. Racing 92 clings to the top 6 after its big victory in the derby against Stade Français (53-20). Toulon continues its crazy rise in the standings after its demonstration in Lyon (10-43). The results of the 22nd day.
Four away victories (Toulon, Pau, Montpellier and La Rochelle), Clermont’s demonstration at home against Brive, the 22nd day of TOP 14 ended with the great success of Racing 92 in the Ile-de-France derby.
Last in the standings after the 17th day, RC Toulon is in a position to secure a place for the final phase after its great success in Lyon (10-43). With their international squad, Franck Azéma’s men made the difference in the second period with a 32-0 inflicted on the Lyonnais. The two RCT wingers, Cheslin Kolbe and Gabin Vilière each scored a try in the game and allowed the club to move up to 9th place, just five points from sixth qualifying place, occupied by Racing 92, clear winners in the Paris derby against Stade Français (53-20).
A real shock from the top of the ranking, Bordeaux-Bègles received La Rochelle. A meeting won by the visitors (15-16) but the match was marked by the altercation between Christophe Urios and Ronan O’Gara where the Bordeaux coach slapped his La Rochelle counterpart.
The results of the 22nd day of Top 14:
- Castres 19-13 Toulouse
- Clermont 41-10 Brive
- Lyon 10-43 Toulon
- Biarritz 19-42 Paul
- Perpignan 13-23 Montpellier
- Bordeaux-Bègles 15-16 La Rochelle
- Racing 92 53-20 French Stadium
What is the ranking of the Top 14?
What is the schedule for the Top 14?
Here is the entire calendar of the French rugby championship and the next final stages.
What is the schedule for the Top 14 days?
For all the days of the Top 14, here is the established program:
- 4 meetings on Saturday at 3 p.m. (in multiplex)
- 1 meeting on Saturday at 5 p.m.
- 1 meeting on Saturday in prime time (9 p.m.), accompanied before and after the match by the Canal Rugby Club.
- 1 meeting on Sunday in prime time (9 p.m.), accompanied before and after the match by the Canal Rugby Club.
Which teams are in the Top 14?
As the name of the French rugby championship indicates, 14 clubs are in the elite, here is the list of clubs:
- La Rochelle
- Racing 92
- French Stadium