Toulouse beat 14-man Sale

January 15, 2023 6:25 am

[Source: BBC Sport]

Toulouse maintained its winning run in the Heineken Champions Cup beating a 14-man Sale Sharks 27-5.

Melvyn Jaminet kicked five penalties with Emmanuel Meafou and Arthur Retiere scoring second-half tries as the five-time winners cruised into the last 16.

Sale started brightly and were rewarded with Akker van der Merwe’s opening try at AJ Bell Stadium.

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The hosts lost momentum when Cobus Wiese was shown a red card.

Looking at other results, Munster edged Northampton 27-23 and Leinster thumped Gloucester 49-14.

In the European Challenge Cup, Connacht hammered Brive 61-5, Bayonne lost to Benetton 7-26 and Stade Francais beat Lions 17-7.