Taulupe Faletau scored a hat-trick as Bath secured bragging rights in a 44-20 victory over Gloucester.
Saracens came from behind to beat already relegated Bristol 27-9 and keep their hopes of a top-two finish alive.
Exeter stretched their unbeaten Premiership run to 14 games with a 36-12 win over Northampton at Sandy Park.
Nick Evans marked what could be his final outing at the Stoop by steering Harlequins to a 32-13 victory over Wasps.
Leicester put themselves in pole position for the fourth Aviva Premiership play-off place with a 41-18 victory over Sale.
Newcastle kept their Champions Cup dream alive with a late 16-14 victory over Worcester at Kingston Park.
Harlequins are to monitor the fitness of Danny Care after the England scrum-half was replaced early in the win over Wasps.
Saracens have announced the signing of Wales international lock Dominic Day.
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