Rory Kockott’s 79th-minute penalty ensured reigning Top 14 champions Castres made it two wins from two in the new season as they beat Lyon 19-16.
Lyon held a 16-3 advantage at the break before Castres staged a fightback.
Thomas Combezou’s two tries at the start of the second half brought Castres level and Kockott kept his cool at the end to boot over the winning points with a 40-metre penalty.
Of those who have played two games, Stade Francais are the only other team to have won both matches as they secured a 20-8 home success over Bordeaux-Begles.
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Il ne restait plus que 1 min à jouer entre le @CastresRugby et @LeLOURugby quand la mêlée des Champions de France obtient une pénalité à 40m en coin. @RoryKockott prend ses responsabilités et offre la victoire à Castres pic.twitter.com/UZ23SWDjfe
— TOP 14 Rugby (@top14rugby) September 1, 2018
They too were behind at the break as their opponents led 8-6 before Waisea Nayacalevu and Kylan Hamdaoui crossed in the second period.
Grenoble have lost both of their first two fixtures as Toulouse secured a 23-20 success, with Thomas Ramos kicking three penalties and converting each of his team’s two tries.
Montpellier ran in four tries in a 36-14 triumph over La Rochelle while Colin Slade kicked four penalties in Pau’s 20-10 success over Toulon.
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