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Clermont rugby gamble pays off

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Two late penalties from Australian fly-half Brock James helped Clermont edge past struggling Bordeaux 28-24 in the French Top 14 on Friday. 

Bordeaux's Francois Tisseau (R) vies with Clermont's Loic Jaquet (2nd R) during the French Top 14 rugby union match Bordeaux-Begles vs Clermont on December 21, 2012.

It was a relief for coach Vern Cotter who had made 14 changes to the Clermont team which defeated Leinster in the European Cup last weekend.

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