Match Report: Scarlets 22-21 Toulon – Scarlets hold on for historic victory
Scarlets held out for a famous 22-21 victory against Toulon in the Champions Cup on Sunday
The Welsh region had led 16-9 at the break thanks to Scott Williams try combined with Rhys Patchell’s boot
Leigh Halfpenny kicked seven penalties but missed two chances to win it for the visitors late on
Scarlets held on for a historic first European Champions Cup win over Toulon, whose Wales international full-back Leigh Halfpenny missed a last-minute penalty to win the game.
Centre Scott Williams went over for the only try in the opening period and the hosts led 16-9 at the break.
Home fly-half Rhys Patchell was deadly for the hosts from the tee, kicking 17 points.
Halfpenny had kept the visitors in touch with seven penalties, but his late, long-range miss was one of his four failed shots at goal during the tight and tense contest.