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Bobo magic mystifies Castres

La Rochelle outside centre Jean Pascal Barraque attacks against Castres. Photo: Skysports

La Rochelle outside centre Jean-Pascal Barraque attacks against Castres. Photo: Skysports

Sireli Bobo piled more misery on Castres as La Rochelle cruised home 41-16 to move out of the bottom two at the expense of their visitors.

The promoted side are yet to pick up a point on the road, but on home soil they had already beaten Toulouse, and this win was even more convincing.

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Castres recruit medical joker

Tuatara-Morrison fits into Castres coaching style. Photo: Skysports

Tuatara-Morrison fits into Castres coaching style. Photo: Skysports

Western Force back Chris Tuatara-Morrison has joined Castres on a short-term deal to cover for the injured Sitiveni Sivivatu.

Sivivatu was a star signing for Castres for this season from Clermont, but the former All Black is facing three to four months out with a shoulder injury.

Dipping into the market for some cover before Sivivatu returns later this year, the 2013 Top 14 champions have turned to Tuatara-Morrison for cover.

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Sivivatu backs Castres for success

Sivivatu join Castres in the Top 14 competition. Photo: Skysports

Sivivatu join Castres in the Top 14 competition. Photo: Skysports

Castres’s new signing Sitiveni Sivivatu believes his new club are destined for more silverware after joining from Clermont.

The former All Blacks winger, who won 45 caps between 2005-2011, spent three years with Clermont in the Top 14 scoring 22 tries.

Now with 2014 champions Castres, Sivivatu is settling into his new surroundings and admits he still has plenty to learn at the age of 32.

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