Opposed to his dolphin, Grenoble did not tremble and even detached at the head of the Pro D2. The Isérois have largely dominated Soyaux Angoulême, defeated for the second time this season at home. Thanks to two tests by South African Raymond Rhule and a realization by Tongien Alaska Taufa, the FCG even acquired the offensive bonus, after a controlled performance (3-28).
Stéphane Glas's men are now 4 points clear of the new 2nd, Beziers, winner for the fifth time in a row, which has one less match. The Biterrois have gained valuable success at home against Rouen Normandy (18-12), who still leaves with the defensive bonus.
In other matches of the day, Provence Rugby managed to come to the end of Coulomiers by the smallest margins late in the game (24-23). Nice success also from Perpignan, winner on the turf of Aurillac (41-28), thanks to five tries and a second half-time river. Oyonnax and Nevers have been solid at home, respectively defeating Vannes (26-10) and Carcassonne (28-12), without pocketing bonuses.