Full-back Thomas Ramos reiterated how important he will be to Stade Toulousain’s Heineken Champions Cup hopes as he tallied 23 points in France’s 53-10 drubbing of England in the Six Nations at Twickenham Stadium on Saturday.

Ramos, who helped Toulouse to their fifth EPCR title in 2021, notched 16 points over the opening two rounds of this season’s Heineken Champions Cup pool stage but missed the latter two games through suspension.

But he is back for the TOP 14 outfit’s Round of 16 clash with Vodacom Bulls at Le Stadium on April 2 and on top form after he helped France hand England a humiliating record home defeat.

Ramos kickstarted the rout when he crossed with just a minute played, before going on to convert six of their seven tries and slot two penalties.

Toulouse lock Thibaud Flament, who dotted down against Sale Sharks in Round 2 of the Heineken Champions Cup, was another standout performer for France, powering over for a try brace.

Leicester Tigers full-back Freddie Steward provided England’s consolation score on a miserable day, with Harlequins fly-half Marcus Smith converting and nudging a penalty for the beleaguered hosts.