Harlequins Beat Toulouse 31-24 in Heineken Cup; Munster, Northampton Win

Harlequins beat record four-time champion Toulouse 31-24 in rugby’s Heineken Cup today to move within one point of the French club in Pool 6.

Harlequins outscored Toulouse three tries to two at Stadium Municipal and held on even as Nick Easter was yellow-carded late in the second half.

Toulouse has 13 points through four matches, Harlequins 12, Gloucester nine and Connacht two. Gloucester defeated Connacht 23-19 yesterday.

In Pool 1, two-time winner Munster defeated Scarlets 19-13 for a fourth straight victory, and Northampton beat Castres 45- 0. Munster has 16 points, Scarlets 11, Northampton eight and Castres six.

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