Ronan O’Gara’s Racing 92 are third in the Top 14

Ronan O’Gara’s Racing 92 are third in the Top 14

Ronan O’Gara’s Racing 92 are third in the Top 14, a point off surprise pace-setters Brive and La Rochelle after three games, after a 28-14 win over Toulouse, writes John Fallon.

Dan Carter kicked 13 points as the reigning French champions chalked up their second win in a row.

But while Ian Madigan kicked four penalties and a drop goal, Bordeaux-Begles fell to a 15-32 home loss to a Montpellier side who will be in Leinster’s Champions Cup pool.

Bernard Jackman’s Grenoble fell to a third successive defeat when they went down away to neighbours Lyon by 32-13, while former Munster back rower James Coughlan got the opening try as Pau defeated Bayonne 25-9 for their first win of the campaign.

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