7 Jun, 15:39
ERC can confirm that the Federation Française de Rugby (FFR) has withdrawn its application to host the 2014 Heineken Cup and Amlin Challenge Cup finals, due to the ongoing uncertainty regarding the availability of the Stade de France.
4 mins: Caerphilly called offside, Romain Tuelet scores a penalty goal from the 22 (CASTRES OLYMPIQUE 3 CAERPHILLY 0)
12 mins: Cearphilly's Roddy Boobyer scores the opening try of the game, he finds a gap in the Castres defence, he makes a strong and direct 15 metre run, breaks two tackles and stretches over the line. Justin Thomas adds the extras (CASTRES OLYMPIQUE 3 CAERPHILLY 7)
19 mins: Romain Tuelet scores his second penalty goal after Caerphilly caught offside (CASTRES OLYMPIQUE 6 CAERPHILLY 7)
28 mins: Castres score a great try direct from the line out, the ball goes through several pairs of hands, eventually finding its way to Sebastian Roque. Tuelet adds the extras. (CASTRES OLYMPIQUE13 CAERPHILLY 7)
HALF TIME CASTRES OLYMPIQUE13 CAERPHILLY 7
41mins: Caerphilly spill the ball in their own 22, and Castres flanker Romain Froment capitalises with an easy try, his fourth of the tournament, but Tuelet misses the conversion form the far left touchline. (CASTRES OLYMPIQUE18 CAERPHILLY 7
48 mins: Castres have a scrum five metres out, they drive toward the line and Froment dives over to score an easy try. Tuelet converts (CASTRES OLYMPIQUE25 CAERPHILLY 7)
55 mins: Tuelet scores a penalty goal (CASTRES OLYMPIQUE28 CAERPHILLY 7)
59 mins: A fantastic team try, a free flowing move from within their own 22, Nicolas Spangero finished off the move with a try in the right hand corner. Tuelet converts (CASTRES OLYMPIQUE 35 CAERPHILLY 7)
62 mins: Nice work from Luke Richards inside the Castres 22, his jinking run draws two defenders, and passes to flanker Joe El-Abd who runs five metres to score. Richards misses the conversion (CASTRES OLYMPIQUE28 CAERPHILLY 12)
75 mins: Caerphilly flanker Joe El-Abd awarded man-of -the-match
79 mins: Laurent Arbo shows his strength as he hands offs Caerphilly defenders to score. Teulet misses the conversion. (CASTRES OLYMPIQUE 40 CAERPHILLY 12)
FINAL SCORE: CASTRES OLYMPIQUE 40 CAERPHILLY 12
CAERPHILLY: F Tuipulotu; R Howells, R Higgett, R Boobyer, T Taufahema; J Thomas, A Chilten; L Manning, C Ferris (capt), D Sweet, D Davies, P Jones, G Jones, M Workman, J El-Abd.
Replacements: L Richards, G Lewis, R Bilton, G Liddon, F Vunipola, N Watkins, S Grainger.
CASTRES OLYMPIQUE: L Marticorena; U Mola, S Roque, A Stoica, L Arbo; R Teulet, A Albouy; M Reggiardo, R Vigneaux, J Garcia, D Barrier (capt), N Spanghero, R Froment, R Capo, G Taussac.
Replacements: J Narjissi, B Moyle, P Furet, J-M Bisaro, N Nadau, N Raffault, M Sans.