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Monday May 29, 2017

Toulon and Clermont set to meet in Top 14 final after tense semis

Toulon and Clermont will contest the Top 14 Final following two entertaining semi finals this past weekend. Clermont beat Racing 92 37-31 in Marseille, while Toulon earlier beat La Rochelle 18-15 with a last gasp drop goal. 

Racing 92 number eight Chris Masoe was yellow carded in his final game, but got to have the final say as he slotted a farewell conversion after a late Ben Tameifuna try with time up. Masoe also scored two tries.

Toulon will appear in their fifth final in the last six seasons, having won the title in 2014 but lost in 2012, 2013, and 2016. They got there through the boot of Leigh Halfpenny, and a late winner by 21-year-old flyhalf Anthony Belleau.

There were red cards in both matches, both for high or dangerous tackles. You can see those in the highlights wrap-ups below, as well as all the points scored.

TOULON vs LA ROCHELLE

CLERMONT vs RACING 92

credit: canalplus

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