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It's all over! The referee has blown their whistle to end the game.

80'

Sebastien Taofifenua comes on.

77'

Vivien Devisme comes off.

77'

Vilimoni Botitu comes on.

75'

Pierre Popelin comes off.

75'

A gap opened in the defence and Davit Niniashvili took full advantage.

72'

Castres Olympique decide to make a substitution, with Leone Nakarawa getting some game time.

70'

Castres Olympique decide to make a substitution, with Tom Staniforth being replaced.

70'

Lyon decide to make a substitution, with Jordan Taufua getting some game time.

70'

Lyon decide to make a substitution, with Liam Allen being replaced.

70'

Lyon make a substitution with Josiah Maraku coming on.

68'

Lyon make a substitution with Xavier Mignot coming off.

68'

Lyon make a substitution with Romain Taofifenua coming on.

67'

Lyon make a substitution with Felix Lambey coming off.

67'

Castres Olympique sub Jeremy Fernandez comes onto the field.

63'

Santiago Arata departs for Castres Olympique.

63'

Castres Olympique sub Baptiste Cope comes onto the field.

63'

Mathieu Babillot departs for Castres Olympique.

63'

Castres Olympique sub Loris Zarantonello comes onto the field.

62'

Gaetan Barlot departs for Castres Olympique.

62'

The defensive line has been broken as Nathanael Hulleu goes through the gap.

60'

Davit Niniashvili comes on for Lyon.

59'

Alexandre Tchaptchet leaves the field.

59'

Adrien Seguret comes on for Castres Olympique.

59'

Vilimoni Botitu leaves the field.

59'

Alfred Parisien comes on for Lyon.

59'

Josiah Maraku leaves the field.

59'
Conversion

The touch judges raise their flags as Pierre Popelin kicks the conversion.

59'
Try

Castres Olympique are only a few metres out, surely they must score! And they do with Lois Guerois-Galisson touching down.

58'

Martin Page-Relo comes on for Lyon.

55'

Baptiste Couilloud leaves the field.

55'

Lois Guerois-Galisson comes on for Castres Olympique.

55'

Antoine Tichit leaves the field.

55'

Felix Lambey comes on.

52'

Romain Taofifenua comes off.

52'

Abraham Papali'i comes on.

52'

Baptiste Delaporte comes off.

52'

Wilfrid Hounkpatin comes on.

52'

Levan Chilachava comes off.

52'

Florent Vanverberghe comes on.

52'

Leone Nakarawa comes off.

52'
Conversion

The touch judges raise their flags as Pierre Popelin kicks the conversion.

51'
Try

Santiago Arata scores! That alone was worth the admission price!!!

50'

What a run here by Santiago Arata as they get over the gainline!

50'

More power was needed in that penalty goal attempt by Julien Dumora as it drops short.

50'

Lyon decide to make a substitution, with Pierre-Samuel Pacheco getting some game time.

49'

Lyon decide to make a substitution, with Jordan Taufua being replaced.

49'

Lyon decide to make a substitution, with Vivien Devisme getting some game time.

48'

Lyon decide to make a substitution, with Sebastien Taofifenua being replaced.

48'

Santiago Arata makes the break as the defence re-enacts the parting of the red sea.

45'

Lyon decide to make a substitution, with Killian Geraci getting some game time.

45'

Lyon decide to make a substitution, with Felix Lambey being replaced.

45'

Lyon decide to make a substitution, with Yanis Charcosset getting some game time.

45'

Lyon decide to make a substitution, with Guillaume Marchand being replaced.

45'
Penalty Goal

Paddy Jackson kicks the penalty.

42'

Fabulous play by Lyon has led to Alexandre Tchaptchet being able to wriggle through a gap.

41'

The second half kicks off.

40'

The half-time whistle blows and both teams head for the dressing rooms.

40'

Fabulous play by Castres Olympique has led to Julien Dumora being able to wriggle through a gap.

39'

Lyon sub Paulo Tafili comes onto the field.

38'

Valentin Simutoga departs for Lyon.

38'
Drop Goal

Paddy Jackson adds the three points for Lyon.

38'
Conversion

Pierre Popelin does the business as their conversion attempt goes over.

33'
Try

Silky skills by Castres Olympique ends with a try for Nathanael Hulleu.

31'

Trouble here as Nathanael Hulleu breaches the defence.

31'

Spellbinding play by Tyler Ardron is finished off with a try.

31'

Trouble here as Vilimoni Botitu breaches the defence.

31'

This is dangerous for the defence as Mickael Guillard bursts through to advance the Lyon attack.

24'

Paddy Jackson curls the ball too far, missing the posts to the right.

20'
Try

Lyon are stopped just a few metres from the try line but Valentin Simutoga picks up from the base of the ruck to score the try.

19'

Pierre Popelin has hooked the conversion to the right of the posts.

13'
Try

What a kick! Julien Dumora takes full advantage to score for Castres Olympique.

11'

Nathanael Hulleu played a key part in that try.

11'

A gap opened in the defence and Mathieu Babillot took full advantage.

11'
Penalty Goal

Paddy Jackson makes no mistake with that penalty goal attempt.

10'
Penalty Goal

Pierre Popelin kicks the penalty.

7'
Yellow Card

Mickael Guillard (Lyon) is shown a yellow card

6'

The defensive line has been broken as Pierre Popelin goes through the gap.

6'

The defensive line has been broken as Josiah Maraku goes through the gap.

0'

We are underway as the referee blows their whistle.

0'
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Match Details

Castres v Lyon

Top 14 - Round 9
Sat 2nd December 2023, 11:00am
Stade Pierre Fabre

Points Flow Chart

Castres win +15
Castres
Lyon
Castres
Time in lead
Lyon
61
Mins in lead
0
76%
% Of Game In Lead
0%
75%
Possession Last 10 min
25%
0
Points Last 10 min
0

Key Events

Full Time
Popelin
29 - 14
59'
Guerois-Galisson
27 - 14
58'
Popelin
22 - 14
51'
Arata
20 - 14
50'
Jackson
42'
15 - 14
Half Time
Jackson
38'
15 - 11
Popelin
15 - 8
33'
Hulleu
13 - 8
31'
Simutoga
19'
8 - 8
Dumora
8 - 3
11'
Jackson
10'
3 - 3
Popelin
3 - 0
7'
Guillard
6'
0 - 0
Start

22m Entries

Avg. Points Scored
2.9
10
Entries
Avg. Points Scored
1
8
Entries

Attack Profile

Castres
Lyon
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Defence Profile

Castres
Lyon
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Ruck Speed

0-3 secs
45%
49%
3-6 secs
29%
31%
6+ secs
21%
14%
67
Rucks Won
89

Other Fixtures

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