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Toulouse power past Montpellier

09th November 2012 21:39

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Toulouse s winger Maxime Medard L celebrates next to fly half Lionel Beauxis

Maxime Medard: He's back!

Maxime Medard scored on his comeback for Toulouse to help the French champions to a 27-9 win over Montpellier on Friday.

Despite missing 15 players due to international call ups and injury, Toulouse got the job done.

Toulouse led 14-9 at half time thanks to a try from Medard in his first game back since rupturing tendons in his knee in February.

Luke McAlister and Montpellier's Martin Buston Moyano traded penalties to leave the scores locked at 9-9 after 34 minutes but Medard struck just before the half-time whistle.

It was all Toulouse in the second half with McAlister keeping the scoreboard ticking before Fijian wing Timoci Matanavou secured victory with a late try.

The scorers:

For Toulouse:
Tries: Medard, Matanavou
Con: McAlister
Pens: McAlister 5

For Montpellier:
Pens: Bustos Moyano 3

Toulouse: 15 Clement Poitrenaud, 14 Maxime Medard, 13 Yann David, 12 Gael Fickou, 11 Timoci Matanavou, 10 Luke McAlister, 9 Jean Marc Doussain, 8 Gillian Galan, 7 Sylvain Nicolas, 6 Jean Bouilhou, 5 Romain Millo Chlusky, 4 Gregory Lamboley, 3 Yohan Montes, 2 William Servat, 1 Jean batiste Poux.
Replacements: 16 Gary Botha, 17 Cyril Baille, 18 Pierre Maurens, 19 Edwin Maka, 20 Luke Burgess, 21 Jean bernard Pujol, 22 Yannick Jauzion, 23 Antoine Guillamon.

Montpellier: 15 Pierre Berard, 14 Timoci Nagusa, 13 Thomas Combezou, 12 Shontayne Hape, 11 Martin Bustos Moyano, 10 Santiago Fernandez, 9 Benoit Paillaugue, 8 John Beattie, 7 Alex Tulou, 6 Alexandre Bias, 5 Thibaut Privat, 4 Mamuka Gorgodze, 3 Maximiliano Bustos, 2 Erasmus Jansen van vuuren, 1 Yvan Watremez.
Replacements: 16 Mikheil Nariashvili, 17 Hendrikus Hancke, 18 Kelian Galletier, 19 Eric Escande, 20 Michael Ladhuie, 21 Lucas Gonzales amorosino, 22 Barry Faamausili.

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