Clermont snatch dramatic 50th consecutive Stade Marcel Michelin victory

first_imgFriday Nov 16, 2012 Clermont snatch dramatic 50th consecutive Stade Marcel Michelin victory Jonny Wilkinson kicked a dramatic late drop goal to equalise with thirty seconds left but it wasn’t enough as Brock James slotted a penalty on full time as Clermont snatched a memorable 24-21 victory over Toulon last weekend. Much of the focus this week has been on the Autumn Internationals but there was a full round of Top 14 action taking place, and this game was just another classic in a highly entertaining league.It started with a bang as straight from the kick off Clermont almost scored what would have been one of the tries of the season, as former All Black wing Sitiveni Sivivatu broke down field before getting a return ball that was snuffed out.In the end the game came down to two well taken kicks. The first of which tied things up as Wilkinson, who scored all of Toulon’s points, did what he does best to salvage the draw.It wasn’t enough though and former Wallaby Matt Giteau made an error in judgement, and was perhaps harsly penalised as he got a bad bounce while going for a loose ball, which he then knocked into touch. it was deemed to be deliberate and it handed Clermont a kick for the win.Brock James stepped up and did the rest, providing the home side with an unbelievable 50th consecutive win at their home fortress, the Stade Marcel Michelin.The win brings Clermont to within two points of Toulon at the top of the Top 14 table.ADVERTISEMENT Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error See it to Believe it Related Articles 25 WEEKS AGO WATCH: Experts explain what actually happens… 26 WEEKS AGO WATCH: Leigh Halfpenny makes yet another… 26 WEEKS AGO Parisse alley-oop magic sets up brilliant… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedUrologists Stunned: Forget the Blue Pill, This “Fixes” Your EDSmart Life ReportsYou Won’t Believe What the World’s Most Beautiful Girl Looks Like TodayNueeyIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingGranny Stuns Doctors by Removing Her Wrinkles with This Inexpensive TipSmart Life Reports10 Types of Women You Should Never MarryNueeyThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more