Top 14 wrap: Relief for Stade Français

22nd Sep 2012, 21:44

Share:

Parisian hero: Jerome Porical

Parisian hero: Jerome Porical

Stade Français claimed a morale-boosting win over Perpignan on Saturday while Clermont ran five tries past Grenoble.

Stade Français claimed a morale-boosting win over Perpignan on Saturday while Clermont ran five tries past Grenoble.

Racing Métro jumped to fourth in the standings thanks to a one-point win over early-season leaders Biarritz.

Mont-de-Marsan are still yet to claim a single point this season after going down to Agen.

Montpellier climbed into the top half of the standings with a solid win on the road to Bordeaux-Bègles.

Earlier in the day, Toulon cemented top spot for another week with a bonus-point win over Castres.

Results:
Bayonne v Toulouse - Match report here
Toulon v Castre- Match report here
Bordeaux-Bègles 15-23 Montpellier
Clermont 44-20 Grenoble
Mont-de-Marsan 16-28 Agen
Stade Français 34-24 Perpignan
Racing Métro 13-12 Biarritz




Stade Français 34-24 USA Perpignan
Stade Charléty, Paris

Former USAP full-back Jerome Porical bailed his new team out from the kicking tee as Stade Français bagged just their second win of the year and moved three points clear of the relegation zone.

Stade Français led 12-11 at half time thanks to four penalties from Porical but the visitors had grabbed the only try via English recruit Richard Haughton.

Parisian fly-half Jules Plisson landed two drop goals in the space of as many minutes to put the hosts 18-11 up but James Hook kept the score board ticking for Perpignan before USAP replacement Sebastien Vahaamahina crashed over to level the scores at 24-24 going into the final 15 minutes.

But Porical landed his eighth kick out of nine before Lei Tomiki scored the winning try for Stade.

The scorers:

For Stade Français:
Try: Tomiki,
Cons: Porical
Pens: Porical 7
Drops: Plisson 2

For Perpignan:
Tries: Haughton, Vahaamahina
Con: Mélé
Pens: Hook 4

Yellow cards: Williams ( Stade Français - 8th min - tackle without the ball); Daniel Leo (USAP - 54th min - pulling line-out thumper down); (Pape - 76th min- punch) Charteris (USAP - 76th min - punch)

Stade Français: 15 Jerome Porical, 14 Paul Sackey, 13 Paul Williams, 12 Morgan Turinui, 11 Hugo Bonneval, 10 Jules Plisson, 9 Jerome Fillol, 8 Sergio Parisse, 7 Scott Lavalla, 6 David Lyons, 5 Pascal Pape, 4 Alexandre Flanquart, 3 David Attoub, 2 Laurent Sempere, 1 Aled de Malmanche,
Replacements: 16 Remi Bonfils, 17 Rabah Slimani, 18 Anton Van zyl, 19 Lei Tomiki, 20 Nicolas Bezy, 21 Geoffrey Doumayrou, 22 Waisea Vuidravuwalu, 23 Stanley Wright

Perpignan:15 Gavin Hume, 14 Richard Haughton, 13 Lifeimi Mafi, 12 Sione Piukala, 11 Adrien Plante, 10 James Hook, 9 Florian Cazenave, 8 Luke Narraway, 7 Bertrand Guiry, 6 Alasdair Strokosch, 5 Romain Taofifenua, 4 Luke Charteris, 3 Jeremy Castex, 2 Guilhem Guirado, 1 Sona Taumalolo.
Replacements: 16 Romain Terrain, 17 Jerome Schuster, 18 Sebastien Vahaamahina, 19 Daniel Leo, 20 David Mélé, 21 David Marty, 22 Armand Batlle, 23 Pascal Cotet,




Stade Montois 16-28 SU Agen
Stade Guy Boniface, Mont-de-Marsan

Six games, six losses - relegation beckons already for Mont-de-Marsan.

Agen led 18-13 at half time as fly-half Conrad Barnard punished the hosts' indiscipline with no less than seven penalties.

Romain Edmond Samuel's try on the hour mark ensure that Mont-de-Marsan ended empty handed.

The scorers:

For Mont-de-Marsan:
Try: Chedal
Con: Claverie
Pens: Claverie 3

For Agen:
Try: Edmond Samuel
Con: Barnard
Pens: Barnard 7

Yellow cards: Rabeni (Mont-de-Marsan - 24th min - late tackle)

Mont-de-Marsan:15 Yohann Durquet, 14 Martin Jagr, 13 Baptiste Chedal, 12 Seru Rabeni, 11 Jean baptiste Dubie, 10 Jean Baptiste Claverie, 9 Arnaud Pic, 8 Alexandre Ricaud, 7 Sebastian De chaves, 6 Julien Tastet 5 Berend Botha, 4 Scott Murray, 3 Sebastien Ormaechea, 2 Joan Caudullo, 1 Alexandre Menini,
Replacements: 16 Pieter Grobler, 17 Pierre Correia, 18 Philipus Liebenberg, 19 Haisini Taulanga, 20 Julien Cabannes, 21 Bernard Arrayet, 22 Daniele Baleinadogo, 23 Tevita Mailau

Agen:15 Gregory Goosen, 14 Saimoni Vaka, 13 Vincent Roux, 12 Senio junior Pelesasa, 11 Jean francois Coux, 10 Conrad Barnard, 9 Mathieu Loree, 8 Opeti Fonua, 7 Ueleni Fono, 6 Marc Giraud, 5 Ross Skeate, 4 Esteban Lozada, 3 Jonathan Garcia, 2 Jalil Narjissi, 1 Laurent Cabarry,
Replacements: 16 Semisi Telefoni, 17 John Schwalger, 18 Damien Lagrange, 19 Remi Vaquin, 20 Sylvain Dupuy, 21 Miguel Avramovic, 22 Romain Edmond Samuel, 23 Johnson Falefa,




ASM Clermont Auvergne 44-20 FC Grenoble
Parc des Sports Marcel Michelin, Clermont Ferrand

Clermont return to second place in the standings, four points behind Toulon, thanks to the bonus-point win everyone expected.

Grenoble fought gamefully for the first 35 minutes but two tries - from centre Aurelien Rougerie and loose forward Damien Chouly - just before the interval gave Clermont a 23-6 lead at half time.

Naipolioni Nalaga extended the lead shortly after the break but Grenoble kept fighting and were rewarded with a try for full-back Fabien Gengenbacher.

French international Wesley Fofana came off the bench to score two tries and secure the bonus point for Clermont despite a late touchdown by Grenoble replacement hooker Albertus Buckle.

The scorers:

For Clermont:
Tries: Rougerie, Chouly, Nalaga, Fofana 2
Cons: Parra 4
Pens: Parra 3

For Grenoble:
Tries: Gengenbacher , Buckle
Cons: Pelissie 2
Pens: Darbo 2
Drops:

Clermont:15 Anthony Floch, 14 Sitiveni waica Sivivatu, 13 Aurelien Rougerie, 12 Benson Stanley, 11 Naipolioni Nalaga, 10 Brock James, 9 Morgan Parra, 8 Damien Chouly, 7 Julien Bardy, 6 Julien Bonnaire, 5 Loic Jacquet, 4 Jamie Cudmore, 3 Daniel Kotze, 2 Ti'i Paulo, 1 Raphael Chaume,
Replacements: 16 Benjamin Kayser, 17 Vincent Debaty, 18 Nathan Hines, 19 Elvis Vermeulen, 20 Ludovic Radosavljevic, 21 David Skrela, 22 Wesley Fofana, 23 Thomas Domingo.

Grenoble:15 Fabien Gengenbacher, 14 Viliame Waqaseduadua, 13 Ronald Cooke, 12 Aloisio Butonidualevu, 11 Florian Ninard, 10 Nicolas Laharrague, 9 Clement Darbo, 8 Florian Faure, 7 Henry Vanderglas, 6 Florent Fourcade, 5 Andrew Farley, 4 Cyril Veyret, 3 Karim Kouider, 2 Laurent Bouchet, 1 Romain David,
Replacements: 16 Albertus Buckle, 17 Vincent Campo castillo, 18 Benjamin Hand, 19 Geoffrey Nouhaillaguet, 20 Joaquin Tuculet, 21 Matthieu Nicolas, 22 Jonathan Pelissie, 23 Erwan Iapteff.




Union Bordeaux-Bègles 15-23 Montpellier