Toulouse sail into semis

Toulouse smashed Castres 35-12 to book their place in the Top 14 play-offs.

Shaun Sowerby’s team are in the running for another European Cup title, and have every chance of claiming a double. They’ve now made the French play-offs for the 17th consecutive season and will play Perpignan next Friday.

Toulouse scored four tries against Castres, with Maxime Medrad, Vincent Clerc (2) and Yann David getting on the scoresheet.