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14th April 2014 13:21

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Thigh tear: Luke McAlister

Louis Picamoles, Yannick Nyanga and Luke McAlister will play no part for Toulouse in this weekend's fixture against Oyonnax.

French internationals Picamoles and Nyanga both missed last weekend's 16-9 win over Brive.

Nyanga is still suffering from the sprained ankle he picked up in the loss to Toulon two weeks ago in the Top 14, which kept him out of the Heineken Cup quarter-final defeat to Munster.

Picamoles was also injured in that loss to Toulon, damaging his hip, with neither player set to be risked this weekend.

McAlister meanwhile suffered a small tear to his thigh in the victory over Brive and while not serious his return date is unknown.

"I don't think they'll be back for this match," said Toulouse boss Guy Novés.

"Nyanga will be tested this week but I'm not sure of anything, while Louis I'm certain won't be ready.

"Luke has had a small tear to his thigh but we don't know how long he will be out for."

Toulouse are currently 5th in the Top 14, eight points behind leaders Montpellier and tied with champions Castres.

  • Top 14 Fixtures
Forthcoming Fixtures
FixtureDetails
All times are local
Top 14
Saturday , November 1
Lyon vs Toulouse14:45
Stade Francais vs Bordeaux-Begles18:30
La Rochelle vs Montpellier18:30
Brive vs Castres18:30
Racing Metro Paris vs Oyonnax18:30
Bayonne vs Clermont Auvergne20:45
Sunday , November 2
Toulon vs Grenoble13:00
Saturday , November 8
Castres vs Toulon18:00
Racing Metro Paris vs Bayonne18:00
Montpellier vs Brive18:00
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  • Top 14 Results
Recent Results
FixtureDetails
All times are local
Top 14
Sunday , October 12
Toulouse 21 - 10 ToulonToulouse vs Toulon Report
Saturday , October 11
Bordeaux-Begles 59 - 7 CastresBordeaux-Begles vs Castres Report
Montpellier 25 - 9 Oyonnax
Clermont Auvergne 30 - 10 La Rochelle
Stade Francais 23 - 19 Racing Metro ParisStade Francais vs Racing Metro Paris Report
Lyon 24 - 19 Bayonne
Friday , October 10
Grenoble 26 - 25 BriveGrenoble vs Brive Report
Saturday , October 4
Bordeaux-Begles 51 - 21 Clermont Auvergne
Bayonne 10 - 15 Montpellier
Castres 51 - 10 Grenoble
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  • Top 14 Table
Overall 2014
Top 14 Table
PosTeamPPts
1Clermont Auvergne931
2Toulon928
3Bordeaux-Begles927
4Montpellier926
5Stade Francais926