Gala poster on the program for the 21st day of Top 14. RC Toulon hosts Stade Toulousain in a clash between two contenders for the final phase. For the occasion, the meeting was relocated to the Stade Vélodrome in Marseille.

Gala poster this Saturday April 20 during the 21st day of Top 14 between the Toulon Rugby Club and Stade Toulousain. For the occasion, the clash was relocated to the Stade Vélodrome in Marseille. In a few weeks, this is the second time that Toulouse residents have been subject to relocation after Matmut Atlantique in Bordeaux. What makes the French international, Thibaud Flament happy: “These are matches that we love to play. These are memories that remain throughout our career, especially at the Vélodrome, where there is always a great atmosphere. You hear the stadium vibrate, you feel the fervor of the public, it’s the most beautiful stadium in France for me.”

After qualifying for the Champions Cup semi-finals last Sunday, place in the Top 14 for Stade Toulousain. For this meeting against the RCT, Ugo Mola will be without Antoine Dupont, who has left for a rugby sevens tournament, while Cyril Baille, Peato Mauvaka, François Cros, Matthis Lebel and Juan Cruz Mallia are on vacation. Romain Ntamack, Dorian Aldegheri, Blair Kinghorn, Richie Arnold and Pita Ahki are left to rest, while Pierre-Louis Barassi, Ange Capuozzo, Anthony Jelonch, Alban Placines are still in the infirmary. The Toulouse coach will nevertheless be able to count on Thomas Ramos, Julien Marchand and Thibaud Flament, starters. Emmanuel Meafou, Jack Willis, Paul Costes and Alexandre Roumat will start on the bench. Second in the Top 14 behind Stade Français, Stade Toulousain will remain in second place in the championship in the event of a defeat.

Winner of three matches in the last three matches played, the Toulonnais are a real contender for the final phase and victory at the end of the season on June 28, at the Stade Vélodrome in the Top 14 final. For this poster against Toulouse, it will be classic in the composition for the Toulon Rugby club. Arrived a few weeks ago from Montpellier, Paolo Garbisi will start this evening alongside Baptiste Serin to form the hinge. This will be the first reunion for Melvyn Jaminet since his departure from Toulouse, after the Rugby World Cup. During the 10th day, Toulon’s rugby director, Pierre Mignoni, considered it preferable not to play the back.

The kickoff of the match of the 21st day of Top 14 between the RCT and Stade Toulousain is scheduled for Saturday April 20 at 9:05 p.m. at the Stade Vélodrome in Marseille (France). Ludovic Cayre will be the referee for this meeting.

Holder of the TV rights for the Top 14, Canal will broadcast the clash between the Toulonnais and the Toulouse residents.

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Toulon: 15. Jaminet; 14. Tuicuvu, 13. Fainga’anuku, 12. Paia’aua, 11. Villière; 10. Garbisi, 9. Serin; 7. Abadie, 8. Ollivon, 6. Du Preez; 5. Alainu’uese, 4. Ribbans; 3. Gigashvili, 2. Baubigny (cap.), 1. Priso.

Toulouse: 15. Ramos; 14. Delibes, 13. Guitoune, 12. Chocobares, 11. Tauzin; 10. Germain, 9. Graou; 7. Brennan, 8. Castro-Ferreira, 6. Flament; 5. Fa’asalele, 4. Vergé; 3. Ainu’u, 2. Merchant (cap.), 1. Neti.