White’s Montpellier topple Toulon

Date published: January 3 2015

Jake White’s first Top 14 game in charge of Montpellier saw his team claim a hard-fought 16-12 victory over defending champions Toulon at Altrad Stadium on Saturday.

Montpellier back-row Alex Tulou scored the only try of the game midway through the second half as the home side ended a miserable run that included just one win in nine games.

The win was built around the Montpellier’s domination at scrum time and they were able to cash-in on their numerical advantage when Toulon lock Romain Taofif