Top 14 - Clermont extend winning streak to 60

Clermont Auvergne notched up a record 60th win in succession at home when defeating Bordeaux-Begles 67-3.

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Top 14 - Clermont extend winning streak to 60
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Clermont's French player Raphael Chaume (C) runs with the ball during the French Top 14 rugby Union match ASM Clermont Auvergne vs Union Bordeaux-Begles on may 4, 2013 at the stadium Marcel Michelin in Clermont-Ferrand (AFP)

The huge victory saw them usurp Stade Francais' record run between 2004 and 2008 and finish the regular season top of the table.

Clermont racked up nine tries - Noa Nakaitaci, Benson Stanley and winger Julien Malzieu contributing two apiece.

Toulon defeated Agen 43-21 at Stade Felix Mayol with winger Alexis Palisson contributing no less than three tries, and finish second in the regular season.

Third are Toulouse, who beat Grenoble 57-7. They play Racing Metro in the play-offs, with the winners facing Toulon.

In the other semi-final, Clermont will face the winner of the match between Castres and Montpellier.

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