Wednesday 17 January 2018

Toulon edge past Glasgow as eight quarter-finalists confirmed

Jonny Wilkinson kicked all 15 points for Toulon today
Jonny Wilkinson kicked all 15 points for Toulon today

Toulon secured victory at Scotstoun this evening which means the eight quarter-finalists for the Heineken Cup are now confirmed.

Five penalties from Jonny Wilkinson was enough to see off the Scottish side 15-8, though Irish supporters would have been hoping that Glasgow’s late surge would result in a converted try to level matters and help Munster, Leinster and Ulster in their quest for a home quarter-final.

The French side showed a resolute defence and are the first team guaranteed a money-spinning home draw in the last eight.

The other four teams now into the quarter-finals are Toulouse, Clermont, Leicester and Saracens, with the pairings to be decided after tomorrow’s games.

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