Toulouse clinched a record-extending 20th French Top 14 title after beating Clermont 24-18 in the final at Stade de France in Paris on Saturday. MARIETTE ADAMS reports.
SARugbymag.co.za looks back at the past weekend’s French Top 14 and Major League Rugby semi-finals involving South African players.
Greig Laidlaw kicked 16 points to help Clermont claim a 33-13 victory over Lyon in the Top 14 semi-finals in Bordeaux on Sunday.
Cheslin Kolbe scored to help Toulouse beat La Rochelle 20-6 in the Top 14 semi-finals.
Lyon and La Rochelle both progressed to the Top 14 semi-finals after claiming wins over Montpellier and Racing 92 respectively.
Former Bok coach Heyneke Meyer has signed a two-year extension to his contract with Stade Français.
Toulouse boosted their Top 14 title hopes by claiming a dramatic 47-44 win over Clermont, while there were also wins for Racing 92, Grenoble, La Rochelle, Lyon, Stade Français and Castres.
Toulon wing Julian Savea has dismissed speculation that he could be set for a move to the Kings.
SARugbymag.co.za looks back at the past weekend’s English Premiership, Top 14, Pro14 and Major League Rugby matches involving South African players.
SARugbymag.co.za looks back at the past weekend’s Premiership, Top 14, Pro14 and Major Rugby League matches involving South African players.