The essentials It is the shock of the 21st day of the top 14. The Castres, who finished eighth at the kick-off, are still in the running for a qualification in the final phase. The Toulousains, 1st, want to keep their pursuers at a safe distance.
It’s always a special moment in the season. The clash between the two neighbors Castres and Toulouse. The two cities are less than 80 km apart and are strongholds of French rugby.
And on this Saturday, April 17th, the 21st day of the Top 14, the 36th derby in history is not lacking in spice. After a difficult start to the season, the Castres are now qualifying for the final. You are 8th, only 5 points from 6th place.
The Toulousains dominate, they, the classification. However, their lead is short: only 3 points ahead of the La Rochelle dolphins. The “Red and Black”, who follow a third trip on three weekends this Saturday (after their victorious trips to Münster and Clermont in the European Cup). The workforce is just in time.