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Castres edge out Bordeaux-Bègles

03rd January 2014 22:37

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Bordeaux Begles scrum against Castres

Real scrap: Friday's game

Castres moved up to second in the Top 14 standings after defeating Bordeaux-Bègles 15-9 in a try-less encounter at Stade Pierre-Antoine.

The champions were held at 6-6 going into the break in a game that saw Clement Maynadier, Yannick Caballero and Geoffrey Palis carded.

But the second-half saw wing Palis double his tally to twelve on minutes 54 and 64 before Cedric Garcia made it 15-6 with nine minutes remaining.

Replacement Baptiste Serin landed a penalty goal with six minutes to go that saw Bordeaux-Bègles come away from the game with a point.

The scorers:

For Castres:
Pen: Palis 4, Garcia

For Bordeaux-Bègles:
Pen: Sanchez, Lonca, Serin

Castres: 15 Brice Dulin, 14 Geoffrey Palis, 13 Romain Cabannes, 12 Rémi Lamerat, 11 Max Evans, 10 Remi Tales, 9 Julien Tomas, 8 Pedrie Wannenburg, 7 Yannick Caballero, 6 Janni Bornman, 5 Rodrigo Capo Ortega, 4 Richie Gray, 3 Karena Wihongi, 2 Marc Antoine Rallier, 1 Mihaita Lazar.
Replacements: 16 Saimone Taumoepeau, 17 Florian Houerie, 18 Christophe Samson, 19 Ibrahim Diarra, 20 Cedric Garcia, 21 Seremaia Baï, 22 Remy Grosso, 23 Anton Peikrishvili.

Bordeaux-Bègles: 15 Darly Domvo, 14 Metuisela Talebula, 13 Felix le Bourhis, 12 Thibault Lacroix, 11 Blair Connor, 10 Nicolas Sanchez, 9 Heini Adams, 8 Taiasina Tuifua, 7 Hugh Chalmers, 6 Matt Graham, 5 Aliki Fakate, 4 Jandre Marais, 3 Sa, 2 Clement Maynadier, 1 Laurent Delboulbes.
Replacements: 16 Wayne Avei, 17 Jean-Baptiste Poux, 18 Adam Jaulhac, 19 Putasi Luafutu, 20 Matthew Clarkin, 21 Baptiste Serin, 22 Romain Lonca, 23 Silviu Florea.

Referee: Romain Poite
Assistant referees: Cyril Lafon, Jacques De Lemos
Television match official: Philippe Bonhoure

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