Top 14 Resilient Grenoble snatch draw with Toulon, Toulouse end losing run

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Toulon missed an opportunity to go third in the Top 14 when Henry Vanderglas' late converted try salvaged a dramatic 23-23 draw for lowly Grenoble, while Alexis Palisson scored a hat-trick in Toulouse's high-scoring win over Lyon. Three-time European champions Toulon led 17-7 at half-time courtesy of tries from Romain Taofifenua and Laurent Delboulbes, as well as seven points from the boot of Pierre Bernard. Maritino Nemani gave Grenoble hope with a try just before the break while Fabien Alexandre was in the sin bin and they trailed by just seven points after Jonathan Wisniewski slotted over two penalties, with Bernard adding a pair himself either side of a yellow card for Liam Gill.

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