Mont-de-Marsan in the semi-finals and Narbonne relegated the only two certainties before the kick-off of this 30th day of Pro D2. Between the two, issues on all fronts. Bayonne swept Rouen (53-13) with eight tries to retain second place and qualify for the semi-finals. Defeated at Aurillac (25-21), Oyonnax finished third and will host Colomiers in the playoffs.
Bourg-en-Bresse believed in maintenance for a few minutes
Large winner of Montauban in the shock of the disappearance of Kelly Meafua (30-6), Nevers finished fourth and will also have the advantage of the field in dams against Carcassonne. Hard for Aix-en-Provence who had started dreaming after his victory at Oyonnax last week.
The Provençals did the job against the leader Mont-de-Marsan with a key offensive bonus (26-13) but Carcassonne won at Béziers (14-16) and Colomiers beat Agen (21-16). These two private results les Aixois du top 6.
The suspense lasted a long time for the struggle for maintenance. Rouen exploded in Bayonne (53-13) and crossed their fingers that Bourg-en-Bresse would not prevail over Grenoble. The Bressans collapsed at the end of the match (42-17) but believed in the hold a few minutes between the test of Jullien which gave them the advantage (61st) and that of Halaifonoa (68th) which allowed the Isérois to pass in front.