Toulon continue winning streak

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.

Results:

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

English Premiership:
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

Pro 12:
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