RECAP: Toulouse v Ulster
READERS’ FORUM: Welcome to our coverage of the European Cup quarterfinal showdown between Toulouse and Ulster in Toulouse.
Toulouse has won just three of their nine matches against Ulster in the Champions Cup, and their 33 percent win rate against the Irish province is their joint-worst against any side they’ve faced more than once in the competition (also 33 percent v Munster and Saracens).
Toulouse has reached the knockout stage for the 18th time in their history, the joint-most of any club alongside Munster.
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Toulouse: 15 Thomas Ramos, 14 Yoann Huget, 13 Sofiane Guitoune, 12 Pita Ahki, 11 Cheslin Kolbe, 10 Romain Ntamack, 9 Antoine Dupont, 8 Selevasio Tolofua, 7 Francois Cros, 6 Jerome Kaino (captain), 5 Joe Tekori, 4 Rory Arnold, 3 Charlie Faumuina, 2 Peato Mauvaka, 1 Cyril Baille.
Replacements: 16 Julien Marchand, 17 Rodrigue Neti, 18 Dorian Aldegheri, 19 Emmanuel Meafou, 20 Alban Placines, 21 Zack Holmes, 22 Alexi Bales, 23 Matthis Lebel.
Ulster: 15 Michael Lowry, 14 Rob Lyttle, 13 James Hume, 12 Stuart McCloskey, 11 Jacob Stockdale, 10 Billy Burns, 9 John Cooney, 8 Nick Timoney, 7 Jordi Murphy, 6 Sean Reidy, 5 Iain Henderson (captain), 4 Alan O’Connor, 3 Tom O’Toole, 2 Rob Herring, 1 Jack McGrath.
Replacements: 16 John Andrew, 17 Eric O’Sullivan, 18 Marty Moore, 19 Sam Carter, 20 Kieran Treadwell, 21 Alby Mathewson, 22 Matt Faddes, 23 Matt Rea.
Referee: Wayne Barnes (England)
Assistant referees: Alexandre Ruiz (France), Thomas Charabas (France)
TMO: Eric Gauzins (France)