The Scarlets secured a European Champions Cup quarter-final place as Pool Five winners after toppling Toulon 30-27 in west Wales.
James Haskell and Mathieu Bastareaud will miss games in the 2018 Six Nations Championship after both players were handed bans following incidents from last weekend's European club action.
Mathieu Bastareaud could face a lengthy ban after the Champions Cup's organisers confirmed they were aware of an alleged homophobic slur from the Toulon centre.
Who stood out in the latest rounds of Top 14 action to impress former Toulon, Newcastle and England back Tom May?
Toulon president Mourad Boudjellal has been handed an eight-week touchline ban for comments made about officiating in the Top 14.
Anthony Watson scored two sparkling tries in front of England boss Eddie Jones as Bath produced some champagne rugby to down French heavyweights Toulon.
Chris Ashton had his blushes saved by a moment of individual brilliance from Toulon's new France international Anthony Belleau after his howler almost gifted Bath a notable away win in the Champions Cup.
Centre Paul Asquith scored a try in the final minute as Scarlets pulled off a remarkable 33-28 Champions Cup bonus-point victory over Benetton at Parc y Scarlets.
European club rugby is back with another stacked fixture list. ESPN's experts predict which teams are set for a big weekend, which players will shine and where your attention should be trained across the two competitions.
Tom May does not believe that any of league leading Montpellier's players caught the eye in rounds nine and 10 of the Top 14, but who did impress the former Toulon centre?
Francois Trinh-Duc struck a late penalty as Toulon won 30-29 at Treviso.
In adopting Australia's 60-cap rule the Welsh Rugby Union has used a blunt instrument to solve a problem that required a more subtle approach, writes John Taylor.
Mourad Boudjellal has warned Warren Gatland that Toulon would require a fee to release Rhys Webb from his contract.
Rhys Webb is the main casualty of the Welsh Rugby Union's change in policy on overseas-based players with Warren Gatland admitting he feels uncomfortable about the scrum-half's situation.
Scarlets staged a second-half fightback against a nervy Toulon but had to settle for a losing bonus point.
ESPN understands Toulon forwards coach Marc dal Maso, who worked with Eddie Jones in Japan, will act as a scrum consultant for England over the next 12 months.
Springboks legend Bryan Habana says he can look back on his international career and be 'unbelievably proud' if he doesn't add to his 124 appearances for South Africa.
Anthony Tuitavake was sent off as Racing 92 lost 23-19 at Agen in the Top 14.
Leigh Halfpenny has admitted he was shocked to learn he would be released by Toulon while preparing for this summer's British & Irish Lions tour.
Toulon finished off the opening round of the new Top 14 season by thumping Pau 41-14 as former England international Chris Ashton stole the show.
With Top 14 rugby kicking off on Saturday, we look at every club in France's elite division and try to predict where they will end up next June.
Saracens will begin their quest for a third successive European Champions Cup crown with a trip to Aviva Premiership rivals Northampton.
Leigh Halfpenny has agreed a return to Wales with the Scarlets, according to reports.
Former Wales scrum-half Mike Phillips wants compatriot Leigh Halfpenny to return to welsh regional rugby after his exit this summer from Toulon.
Top 14 side Lyon have secured the signature of former Wallabies flanker Liam Gill after he spent a season in France with Toulon.
- TOUL9thTRIES SCORED 1st Saracens : 24 Tries ScoredSARAC1st1624
- TOUL6thPOINTS DIFFERENCE 1st Leinster : 83 Points DifferenceLEINS1st3483