Again this weekend there were shocks - Agen's massive win over Stade Français, Toulon's victory in Paris, Clermont's massive win in Perpignan, and Brive, of whom so little had been expected, in such a powerful win.
Results Round 8
Clermont vs Perpignan, 39-9 at Stade Aimé Giral
Agen vs Stade Français, 37-13 at Stade Armandie
Biarritz vs Lyon, 15-15 at Parc des Sports Aguiléra
Brive vs Bayonne, 30-10 at Stade Amédée-Domenech
Castres vs Montpellier, 21-16 at Stade Yves du Manoir in Montpellier
Toulouse vs Bordeaux-Bègles, 56-6 at Stade Ernest-Wallon
Toulon vs Racing-Métro, 16-9 at Stade Yves du Manoir in Paris
Log after Round 8
Clermont has leapfrogged over Castres. Agen and Brive have climbed highest, Perpignan dropped lowest. The two Basque clubs are in the relegation zone.
1 Clermont 30
2 Castres 30
3 Toulouse 28
4 Toulon 24
5 Agen 20
6 Brive 18
7 Racing Métro 17
8 Perpignan 17
9 Stade Français 15
10 Bordeaux 13
11 Montpellier 13
12 Lyon 12
13 Bayonne 11
14 Biarritz 10
Match details to follow.
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