20th June 11:27 PM
Tuisova scores 2 tries for Toulon to beat Nayacalevu’s Stade Français
By Semi Turaga
Monday 25/09/2017
Josua Tuisova tackles Waisea Nayacalevu

Toulon got the job done but were made to work hard for their 19‑15 victory over Stade Français yesterday.

They made a fast start and opened the scoring in the fourth minute thanks to Josua Tuisova's first try.

But Toulon then received a blow early in the second half, when Tuisova was yellow carded for an illegal challenge on Waisea Nayacalevu.

In the 57th minute, Tuisova then crossed for his second try.

 

The scorers:

For Stade Français:

Pens: Steyn 4

Drop goal: Steyn

For Toulon:

Tries: Tuisova 2, Isa

Cons: Belleau, McAlister

Yellow Card: Tuisova

Stade Français: 15 Tony Ensor, 14 Julien Arias, 13 Waisea Nayacalevu, 12 Shane Geraghty, 11 Marvin O'Connor, 10 Morne Steyn, 9 Charl McLeod, 8 Sergio Parisse, 7 Willem Alberts, 6 Antoine Burban, 5 Alexandre Flanquart, 4 Paul Gabrillagues, 3 Paul Alo-Emile, 2 Laurent Panis, 1 Siegfried Fisi'ihoi 
Replacements: 16 Remy Bonfils, 17 Gurthro Steenkamp, 18 Hugh Pyle, 19 Sekou Macalou, 20 Arthur Coville, 21 Jules Plisson, 22 Jimmy Yobo, 23 Lorenzo Cittadini

Toulon: 15 Hugo Bonneval, 14 Josua Tuisova, 13 Mathieu Bastareaud, 12 Luke McAlister, 11 Chris Ashton, 10 Anthony Belleau, 9 Sebastien Tillous-Borde, 8 Samu Manoa, 7 Facundo Isa, 6 Juan Martin Fernandez Lobbe, 5 Romain Taofifenua, 4 Swan Rebbadj, 3 Marcel van der Merwe, 2 Guilhem Guirado, 1 Florian Fresia 
Replacements: 16 Anthony Etrillard, 17 Laurent DelBoulbes, 18 Jocelino Suta, 19 Rudy Gahetau, 20 Louis Carbonel, 21 JP Pietersen, 22 Eric Escande, 23 Emerick Setiano

Round 5 results:

La Rochelle 57 Oyonnax 12
Clermont 23 Racing 21
Agen 14 Pau 20
Bordeaux 47 Montpellier 17
Brive 19 Toulouse 22
Lyon 31 Castres 12
Stade Français 15 Toulon 19

Source: Planetrugby and Sarugbymag.co.za

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