This 12th day started with a Multiplex under the sign of the offensive bonus. Clermont, Castres, Lyon and Montpellier all had 5-point victories on their courts. The Auvergnats had Biarritz (39-11) with in particular a hat-trick from hooker Beheregaray, a precious success allowing them to remain in the top 6 synonymous with the final phase. Castres did the same against Racing 92 but the Tarnais snatched the bonus on the last action thanks to a final achievement from Dumora. The LOU had fewer problems to glean 5 points against Brive since Pierre Mignoni’s men won 41-0. Meeting during which the Lyonnais distinguished themselves with a magnificent test signed Ngatai after a relaunch combining power and technique initiated by Tuisova. Montpellier on the other hand as Castres snatched the bonus just before the end thanks to a block from Eymeri for a 30-6 victory over USAP.
UBB new leader, Les Parisiens re-launch At 5 p.m., Pau was hooked on his field by the RCT 16-16. A scoring duel between Carbonel and Hastoy followed by a try by Nakarawa for the Var and Gorgadze for the Béarnais resulted in a draw. In the evening Toulouse lost its first place to Chaban Delmas. The UBB won 17-7 and thus stole the leading throne 2 penalties from Jalibert and 2 penalties from Lucu combined with a try from Vergnes-Taillefer allowed the Bordelo-Béglais to win. Finally, the Stade Français in search of victory after 3 losses in a row defeated Jean-Bouin against Stade Rochelais with a brace from the untenable Waisea and a goal of Etien 25-20.