Live Coverage of Top 14 Round 22 Match: Toulouse vs Lyon
The Top 14 rugby season is coming to a close as we enter the final round of matches. Toulouse and Lyon face-off in the last game of the regular season, with both teams looking to secure their place in the playoffs. We’ll be providing live coverage of the game, bringing you all the action as it happens.
Toulouse has made six changes to their starting lineup for this crucial game, with France international Antoine Dupont back in the number 9 shirt. Lyon has made seven changes, with captain Julien Puricelli returning to the side in the back row. Both teams are looking to finish the season on a high and secure a top-six place in the league.
Key Battles to Watch
There are several key matchups to watch in this game. Toulouse’s backline, led by Cheslin Kolbe and Romain Ntamack, will be looking to break down a tough Lyon defense. In the forwards, Toulouse’s Richie Arnold and Lyon’s Hendrik Roodt will be battling for dominance in the lineout. The battle at the breakdown, between the likes of Toulouse’s Jerome Kaino and Lyon’s Liam Gill, will also be crucial.
Kick-off is at 3 pm BST, and we’ll be bringing you updates and analysis throughout the game. Will Toulouse secure a win and a top-two finish, or will Lyon cause an upset and secure their place in the playoffs?
Final Score: Toulouse 34-20 Lyon
Toulouse secured their place in the Top 14 playoffs with a comfortable win over Lyon. The home side dominated from the off, with Romain Ntamack and Pita Ahki both crossing for tries in the first half. Lyon fought back in the second half, with tries from Charlie Ngatai and Xavier Mignot, but it wasn’t enough to overcome a dominant Toulouse side. The win sees Toulouse secure a home semifinal and sets up an exciting end to the Top 14 season.
Toulouse secured their place in the Top 14 playoffs with a comfortable win over Lyon in the final round of games. The win sees Toulouse secure a home semifinal and sets up an exciting end to the Top 14 season. With the playoffs looming, the race to be crowned Top 14 champions is heating up.
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