Laidlaw helps Clermont continue fine Top 14 start
The division’s early pace-setters had scored 149 points across their opening three fixtures, but this was a more hard-fought success as Laidlaw sent over a conversion and a penalty in the final four minutes to seal a narrow win.
Reigning champions Castres are up to second in the standings thanks to a 29-13 win over Grenoble, who have lost each of their opening four fixtures since being promoted.
? Les résultats du jour sont là !
Demain, suite et fin de cette 4ème journée ?
A demain pour la suite des matches ! ? pic.twitter.com/On1JDCcGP2
— TOP 14 Rugby (@top14rugby) September 15, 2018
Lyon produced the most comprehensive victory of the day as they ran in eight tries in a 55-13 thrashing of Montpellier.
Jake McIntyre kicked five penalties in Agen’s 22-17 success over Bordeaux-Begles, while Toulouse sealed a 30-17 win over Racing 92.
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