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Pro D2: Provence Rugby wins the summit clash in Vannes

2023-12-09T00:17:44.239Z

Highlights: Pro D2: Provence Rugby wins the summit clash in Vannes. The Provençal club dominated the leaders on their home turf (27-17) Nevers won (25-16) and overtook their opponent of the evening in the standings. Béziers, one of the teams in form at the moment, were looking for their first away win of the season. The Biterrois won 20-17 away to Biarritz, who suffered their fourth defeat in a row. With a big win over Aurillac, Montauban are back in the top half of the table.


The Provençal club dominated the leaders from Vannes on their home turf (27-17), this Friday, at the end of the 13th day of Pro D2.


Provence Rugby emerged victorious on Friday night from the clash at the top of the Pro D2 by winning on the pitch of leaders Vannes (27-17) at the end of the 13th matchday.

After a great start to the season, the Breton club have won only one of their last four matches. Although they remain at the top of the league, they are now only 4 points ahead of the Aix side.

Third at the start of this 13th matchday, Mont-de-Marsan, away to Nevers, had the opportunity to get closer to the leading duo. But Stade Mons, ahead at the break (9-5), cracked at the start of the second half, conceding a 17-0 run from which they have not recovered. In the end, Nevers won (25-16) and overtook their opponent of the evening in the standings.

Béziers, one of the teams in form at the moment, were looking for their first away win of the season. The Biterrois won 20-17 away to Biarritz, who suffered their fourth defeat in a row.

With a big win over Aurillac (42-8, six tries), Montauban are back in the top half of the table, as are Grenoble, who won 29-10 at bottom of the table, Rouen.

In the opening match of the 13th matchday, Colomiers beat Brive 15-9 at home on Thursday evening.

Thursday, December 7

Colomiers - Brive 15 - 9

Friday, December 8

Nevers - Mont-de-Marsan 25 - 16

Biarritz (bd) - Béziers 17 - 20

Rouen - Grenoble 3 - 29

Soyaux-Angoulême - Agen 16 - 7

Dax - Valence-Romans (bd) 18 - 16

Montauban (bo) - Aurillac 42 - 8

Vannes - Provence Rugby 17 - 27

Standings: Pts J G N P pp pc dif Bon

1. Valves 44 13 9 1 3 347 191 156 6

2. Provence Rugby 40 13 8 2 3 334 250 84 4

3. Béziers 36 13 7 1 5 331 276 55 6

4. Nevers 35 13 7 0 6 337 263 74 7

5. Mont-de-Marsan 32 13 7 0 6 308 252 56 4

6. Grenoble 30 13 8 0 5 332 306 26 4

7. Montauban 30 13 7 0 6 271 322 -51 2

8. Dax 29 13 6 1 6 228 296 -68 3

9. Colomiers 29 13 6 1 6 263 280 -17 3

10. Aurillac 29 13 6 1 6 237 284 -47 3

11. Agen 28 13 6 1 6 238 314 -76 2

12. Brive 27 13 6 0 7 271 284 -13 3

13. Valence-Romans 26 13 5 0 8 265 233 32 6

14. Biarritz 24 13 5 0 8 264 353 -89 4

15. Soyaux-Angoulême 22 13 4 1 8 237 257 -20 4

16. Rouen 14 13 2 1 10 234 336-102 4

Note: Grenoble was penalised with a six-point deduction for financial problems.

Source: lefigaro

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