2004–05 Top 16 season

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The 2004-05 Top 16 season was the top level of French club rugby in 2004-05. It was the final season under the 16 club format, as the competition became the Top 14 for the 2005-06 season. Biarritz Olympique won the championship, defeating Stade Français Paris in the final at Stade de France. FC Grenoble, Béziers and Auch were relegated to Rugby Pro D2 after the 2004-05 season.

2004–05 Top 16 season
Countries France
ChampionsBiarritz Olympique (4th title)
Runners-upStade Français
RelegatedGrenoble
Béziers
Auch

StandingsEdit

Team Pld W D L PF PA PD Bonus points Pts
1 Biarritz 32 22 0 10 907 549 +358 16 104
2 Stade Français 32 22 2 8 915 668 +247 11 103
3 Bourgoin 31 20 2 9 882 680 +202 12 96
4 Toulouse 31 19 0 12 893 597 +296 18 94
5 Perpignan 30 18 1 11 688 583 +105 12 86
6 Castres 30 17 3 10 704 678 +26 10 84
7 Agen 30 16 1 13 674 568 +106 11 77
8 Clermont 30 16 2 12 745 647 +98 9 77
9 Brive 30 14 1 15 668 745 -77 8 66
10 Narbonne 30 13 2 15 588 755 -167 7 63
11 Montpellier 30 12 0 18 628 765 -137 14 62
12 Bayonne 30 12 3 15 587 763 -176 6 60
13 Pau 31 11 2 18 651 728 -77 11 59
14 Grenoble 30 7 2 21 580 842 -262 42 10
15 Béziers 30 6 3 21 600 876 -276 38 8
16 Auch 30 7 0 23 503 736 -233 37 9

Semi-finalsEdit

3 June 2005
Stade Français 23-18 Stade Toulousain
Try: Pichot, Villiers
Skrela 2
Con: Skrela 2
Pen: Skrela 3
Try: Elissalde, Heymans
Con: Elissalde
Pen: Elissalde
Drop: Elissalde
Bordeaux

4 June 2005
Biarritz olympique 32-27 CS Bourgoin-Jallieu
Try: Gobelet, Traille
Peyrelongue, Brusque
Con: Yachvili 3
Pen: Yachvili
Drop: Peyrelongue=
Try: Papé
Anthony Forest, G.Davis
Con: Péclier 3
Pen: Péclier 2

FinalEdit

2005-06-11
Biarritz 37 – 34
(after extra time)
Stade Français
Try Gobelet 17'
Con Yachvili 17'
Pen Yachvili (9) 4', 13', 24', 36', 50', 55', 63', 69', 102'
Drop Peyrelongue 100'
Try Dominici 26'
Con Skrela 26'
Pen Skrela (8) 7', 21', 29', 33', 42', 58', 78', 90'
Drop Liebenberg 51'
FB 15   Nicolas Brusque
RW 14   Philippe Bidabé   27'
OC 13   Guillaume Boussès
IC 12   Damien Traille
LW 11   Jean-Baptiste Gobelet
FH 10   Julien Peyrelongue
SH 9   Dimitri Yachvili
N8 8   Thomas Lièvremont (c)
OF 7   Imanol Harinordoquy
BF 6   Serge Betsen
RL 5   David Couzinet   52'
LL 4   Jérôme Thion   5' to 15'
TP 3   Denis Avril   73'
HK 2   Benoît August   74'
LP 1   Petru Bălan
Replacements:
HK 16   Jean-Michel Gonzalez   74'
PR 17   Benoît Lecouls   73'
LK 18   Olivier Olibeau   52'
FL 19   Didier Chouchan
SH 20   Julien Dupuy
CE 21   Federico Martín Aramburú   27'
FH 22   Benjamin Dambielle
Coach:
  Patrice Lagisquet
FB 15   Juan Martín Hernández   27'
RW 14   Julien Arias
OC 13   Stéphane Glas
IC 12   Brian Liebenberg
LW 11   Christophe Dominici   73'
FH 10   David Skrela
SH 9   Agustín Pichot
N8 8   Shaun Sowerby
OF 7   Rémy Martin
BF 6   Pierre Rabadan   97'
RL 5   Mike James
LL 4   David Auradou (c)   5' to 15'   70'
TP 3   Pieter de Villiers   50'   74'
HK 2   Mathieu Blin   60'
LP 1   Rodrigo Roncero   40' to 50'   74'
Replacements:
HK 16   Benjamin Kayser   60'
PR 17   Sylvain Marconnet   50'
LK 18   Olivier Brouzet   70'
FL 19   Mauro Bergamasco   97'
WG 20   Mirco Bergamasco   27'
CE 21   Olivier Sarraméa   73'
SH 22   Jérôme Fillol
Coach:
  Fabien Galthié

See alsoEdit

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