• Saffa duo rock for Racing

    Francois van der Merwe scored a try while Johan Goosen contributed 14 points with the boot as Racing Métro drew 19-19 with the Ospreys in their European Champions Cup match in Swansea on Saturday.

    The French club led 16-3 after 30 minutes and 16-6 at the interval, but the hosts fought back well with Josh Matavesi's 74th-minute try enough to claim two points.

    In other results, Bath dominated Montpellier to win 30-5 at Altrad Stadium, Saracens edged Sale 19-15 in Salford, Northampton cruised to a 38-15 bonus-point win over Treviso, Clermont became the first French team to win at Thomond Park when they beat Munster 16-9, and Ulster got themselves back in the play-off hunt with a 24-9 bonus-point win over the Scarlets at the Kingspan Stadium.

    Results (Friday & Saturday):

    Montpellier 30 Bath 5
    Sale 15 Saracens 19
    Treviso 38 Northampton 15
    Ospreys 19 Racing Métro 19
    Munster 9 Clermont Auvergne 16
    Ulster 24 Scarlets 9

    Sunday fixtures:

    Castres vs Wasps
    Harlequins vs Leinster
    Leicester vs Toulon
    Toulouse vs Glasgow

    Photo: Geoff Caddick/AFP Photo

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    Simon Borchardt