Toulon continue winning streak
16 Sep 2012
Keo.co.za wraps up this weekend’s European action.
In France, Toulon continued their impressive start to the domestic campaign as they downed Montpellier 32-25. The victory sees the three-time Top 14 champions extend their lead at the top of the overall standings to four log points.
In other results, Perpignan beat Toulouse 34-20 at home. The defending champions have now lost two matches this season.
Racing Metro picked up a good 25-18 win against Bayonne, while Castres gave Biarritz their first loss of the campaign with a 28-13 triumph.
In England, the highlight fixture of the weekend between Saracens and the Leicester Tigers finished in a 9-9 stalemate.
Harlequins and the Northampton Saints emerged as the only teams to have won all their fixtures as they beat the Sale Sharks (37-14) and Bath (18-14) respectively.
In the Pro 12, Ulster edged Munster 20-19, which was their third consecutive victory. Scarlets still hold the lead on the log as they beat Connacht 24-11.
Leinster had to work hard for a 19-18 victory over Treviso, while Edinburgh thrashed Zebre 41-10 for the biggest win of the round.
French Top 14:
Perpignan 34 Toulouse 20
Agen 32 Grenoble 26
Bayonne 18 Racing Metro 25
Castres 28 Biarritz 13
Mont-de-Marsan 6 Clermont 14
Bordeaux 30 Stade Français 22
Montpellier 25 Toulon 32
London Welsh 25 Exeter Chiefs 24
Worcester Warriors 16 Gloucester 16
Harlequins 37 Sale Sharks 14
London Wasps 43 London Irish 14
Saracens 9 Leicester Tigers 9
Bath 14 Northampton Saints 18
Connacht 11 Scarlets 24
Treviso 18 Leinster 19
Dragons 5 Cardiff Blues 16
Ospreys 10 Glasgow 28
Ulster 20 Munster 19
Edinburgh 41 Zebre 10