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Racing bounce back, Top 14 Wrap

Racing rake Dimitri Szarzewski takes on the Lyon defence. Photo: Skysports

Racing rake Dimitri Szarzewski takes on the Lyon defence. Photo: Skysports

Racing Metro scored two late tries to pick up a bonus point win at home to Lyon as they bounced back from last week’s loss at Clermont.
Elsewhere Oyonnax continued their fine home form with a comfortable win over Grenoble, while Bayonne comfortably saw off Brive.

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Racing won’t be fined over shirts

Controversy: Racing Métro

Controversy: Racing Métro. Photo: Skysports

Racing Métro will not be fined regarding the numbers on the back of their shirts used against Toulon on Saturday.

The fan mosaic effect on the numbers made identifying each player difficult, with the club also falling foul of their numbers being be “very apparent” (art. 378) and “perfectly legible and identifiable” (art.379).

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Matadigo, Qovu move to new clubs

Masi Matadigo in Racing colours. Photo: madeinrugby

Masi Matadigo (R) in Racing colours. Photo: madeinrugby

Flying Fijians Masi Matadigo and Jone Qovu who both play for Racing Metro are moving to new French clubs who have been promoted recently to the top flight Top 14 competition.

Matadigo has been drafted into the Lyon Olympique Universitaire (LOU) team which clinchéd the tier two Pro D2 competition propelling their place into the Top 14.

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