Racing 92 ran out of time in their defeat to Toulouse, while La Rochelle survived a Top14 scare against lowly Grenoble.
Racing 92 have some pretty formidable back-up for Finn Russell with Dan Carter returning to the Top14 club.
A spectator who abused Simon Zebo during Ulster's Champions Cup meeting with Racing 92 has been given a lifetime ban by the Pro14 club.
At the age of just 28, former Springbok Patrick Lambie has retired from professional rugby, his club Racing 92 have announced.
Toulouse ended 2018 on a high note, dishing out a crushing defeat to Toulon in one of three Top 14 games on Sunday.
Stade Francais moved up to fifth in the table as Toulon and Racing 92 ran out convincing winners in Saturday's Top 14 action.
Back-to-back wins over Newcastle Falcons have Edinburgh closing in on a quarter-final place in the European Champions Cup.
Premiership leaders Saracens made it three wins from three in the European Champions Cup after victory over Cardiff Blues on Sunday.
There was a dramatic win for Racing 92 in Top 14, as Toulouse went top but only after a battle at Pau.
Lyon scored all five tries in the second half in a rout of Stade Francais, while Racing 92 claimed their fourth consecutive win.
Clermont still lead the way in Top 14, but Stade Francais remain on their heels after a late win over Montpellier.
Stade Francais could not continue their strong start to the season on Sunday as rivals Racing 92 triumphed in Paris.
Clermont Auvergne made the most of a chaotic spell in which Racing 92 were reduced to 13 men, triumphing in Top 14 on Sunday.
Racing 92 have been given a boost ahead of the new season, with Henry Chavancy, Eddy Ben Arous and Camille Chat signing contract extensions.
Former Springbok Johan Goosen has expressed great regret over the manner in which he left Racing 92 in 2016. Goosen shocked the rugby world... Read more
Racing 92 pushed late on, but they were unable to find a way past Castres in the Top 14 semi-finals.