Having seen Clermont Auvergne reduce their lead at the summit to a point following their 52-17 victory against Grenoble on Saturday, a Toulouse side depleted by international call-ups responded by restoring their six-point cushion with a four-try triumph over the capital club.
Two Zack Holmes penalties enhanced Toulouse’s advantage and Piula Faasalele and Matthis Lebel crossed in the closing 10 minutes as Ugo Mola’s side extended an undefeated Top 14 run that dates back to a September loss to Castres.
Enzo Selponi’s penalty and Jonathan Bousquet’s try put Perpignan in charge only on, yet the visitors rallied through scores from Liam Messam and Josua Tuisova, with Bruce Devaux also crossing 14 minutes from time to seal a first away win of the campaign for Toulon.
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Le @StadeToulousain a dominé le Stade Français Paris dans tous les secteurs aujourd'hui pour s'offrir une superbe victoire bonifiée dans la capitale. pic.twitter.com/giDsKyacGp
— TOP 14 Rugby (@top14rugby) March 3, 2019
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