After the first try-scoring bonus won in TOP 14 this season, last week at stade Yves-du-Manoir of Colombes against the relegated Biarritz Olympique, our Racingmen will once more receive Clermont, their biggest enemy of the season for having playing them already three times. (Crédit photo : Julien Poupart // Attitude Rugby)
The number of Ciel et Blanc defenders who count over 100 tackles in the TOP 14 this season. Five Racingmen, thanks to their individual statistics in defense, can be considered as serial tacklers. Flanker Antoine Battut is the top tackler of the Francilien squad thanks to his 143 tackles. French international Bernard Le Roux follows closely with 136 tackles, ahead of second row François Van Der Merwe who counts 112 tackles. The Ciel et Blanc Captain, Dimitri Szarzewski totals 110 tackles, while another French international flanker, Wenceslas Lauret counts 105.
As for the opposition, Clermont counts only one defender with over 100 tackles. A statistic of 145 tackles made by Gerhard Vosloo.
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