Top 14 - Round-up: Racing rise to top

Eurosport - Sat, 18 Sep 18:13:00 2010

Racing Metro rose to the top of the Top 14 table after a convincing 51-20 victory over Bourgoin at the Stade Yves du Manoir.

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Six tries, five coming in the second half, were the difference between the two sides as Racing's excellent start to the new season continued.

Elsewhere, Clermont Auvergne slipped to defeat, 28-16, at Toulon, who jump ahead of them in the standings.

Stade Francais' stuttering start to the season continued with a narrow one-point defeat at Perpignan, who trailed at the break but ran out 22-21 winners after an assured second-half performance.

At Pierre-Antoine, Castres did enough to see off Brive 28-6 thanks to a strong finish to the match while Biarritz Olympique registered their second away win of the season with a 29-23 victory at La Rochelle.

In the late kick-off, SU Agen fell to a 35-6 home defeat to Montpellier.


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