Top 14 - Clermont drop to third after loss

Perpignan beat Clermont 26-19 at home to stay in the Top 14 play-off hunt, with the visitors dropping one place to third.

Top 14 - Clermont drop to third after loss

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Taofifenua, Perpignan v Clermont

Leaders Toulon are now seven points clear of Toulouse, who beat Biarritz 19-14, and Clermont.

However Toulon failed to win a bonus point in squeaking past bottom side Mont-de-Marsan 15-9 at home.

Montpellier are fourth after a 13-9 win at Agen with Castres dropping to fifth after losing 22-12 at lowly Bayonne.

Grenoble stay sixth despite being smashed 35-6 at Stade Français, who remain in contention for the play-offs in ninth.

Racing Metro join Perpignan on 38 points after a 22-15 win in Bordeaux.

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