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Just a couple of weeks before the Pro14 season starts, Stade Francais have been forced to cancel a friendly with Toulon.
Leicester Tigers were unable to keep Telusa Veainu and he will continue his career at Stade Francais, along with Gerbrandt Grobler.
Shining Arcs will have Greig Laidlaw, Liam Gill and Anaru Rangi in their squad when the Top League season gets under way in 2021.
Lyon have confirmed the signing of towering lock Izack Rodda, who refused to take a pay cut to remain in his homeland.
Playmaker Cobus Reinach has been confirmed as a Montpellier player five months after revealing he will leave Northampton Saints.
The 2019-20 professional rugby season in France will not be completed due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Anthony Bouthier has extended his stay with Montpellier a year after joining the Top 14 club.
Ben Smith says he will be no more than a spectator when the Super Rugby Aotearoa gets under way next month.
European Professional Club Rugby will make "every effort" to finish this season while also planning for the future.
Kurtley Beale and Luke Jones are returning to Europe to join top 14 heavyweights Racing 92 next year.
Benjamin Fall has left Montpellier after six years with the club and is unsure where he will be playing next season.
Former France wing Vincent Clerc is expecting next season to be a thriller after the 2019-20 campaign was cut short.
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Top 14 is to be abandoned for 2019-20 with continental rugby postponed for four months.
French Rugby Federation president Bernard Laporte said the sport is suspended indefinitely as coronavirus spreads throughout the country.
Nemani Nadolo will be in Leicester Tigers colours next season after the Premiership club lured the former Fiji powerhouse from Montpellier.