2011-12 RUGBY Top 14 Jonny Wilkinson of Toulon - AFP
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Wilkinson helps Toulon extend lead

Wilkinson helps Toulon extend lead

By Eurosport
Last update 23/09/2012 at 05:43 - Published on 23/09/2012 at 05:40
By Eurosport - 23/09/2012 at 05:43

Toulon made it six wins out of six in the Top 14 as they defeated Castres 33-12 to move seven points clear at the top of the table.

Jonny Wilkinson kicked 18 points and tries from Australian duo Matt Giteau and George Smith, and hooker Jean-Charles Orioli, saw them get a bonus point victory.

Clermont moved to third in the table with a 44-20 victory over Grenoble while Racing Metro just edged out Biarritz 13-12 to move fourth.

Second placed side Toulouse had thrashed Bayonne 35-6 away from home on Friday night.

Stade Francais finally got their first victory of the season with a 34-24 victory over Perpignan while Agen won 28-16 in a battle of previously winless sides.

Montpellier are ninth after a 23-15 win in Bordeaux.

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