Clermont keep charging

Keo.co.za wraps up the weekend’s European action.

In the second round of the European Cup, Clermont secured back-to-back bonus-point wins as thrashed the Exeter Chiefs 46-12 at Sandy Park.

Inside centre Wesley Fofana was the star for the victors as he grabbed a brace, while wings Napoliono Nalaga and Sitiveni Sivivatu, and flank Julien Bonnaire also scored tries.

Saracens also picked up a good 30-13 win over Racing Metro in Brussels to take the lead in Pool 1. Munster and Leceister Tigers recorded their first victories of the tournament against Edinburgh (33-0) and the Ospreys (39-22) respectively.

Toulouse, Harelquins, Ulster and Toulon remain unbeaten as they downed Treviso (33-21), Connacht (30-22), Glasgow (19-8) and the Cardiff Blues (22-14) respectively, and top their respective groups.

In the European Challenge Cup, Bath and Gloucester claimed vital triumphs over Agen (27-22) and Bordeaux (25-13) respectively.

European Cup:
Cardiff Blues 14 Toulon 22
Munster 33 Edinburgh 0
Leicester Tigers 39 Ospreys 22
Montpellier 33 Sale Sharks 18
Treviso 21 Toulouse 33
Scarlets 13 Leinster 20
Saracens 30 Racing Metro 13
Biarritz 38 Zebre 17
Connacht 22 Harlequins 30
Exeter Chiefs 12 Clermont 46
Castres 21 Northampton Saints 16
Glasgow 8 Ulster 19

European Challenge Cup:
Mogliano 12 London Wasps 59
Bucure?ti 42 Calvisano 27
Cavalieri Prato 31 London Welsh 32
London Irish 69 Mont-de-Marsan 26
Worcester Warriors 90 Rovigo 3
Perpignan 90 Bizkaia Gernika 12
Stade Fran├žais 28 Grenoble 25
Newport Gwent Dragons 19 Bayonne 22
Agen 22 Bath 27
Gloucester 25 Bordeaux 13