Japan star Ayumu Goromaru is reported to be close to signing a one-year deal with French giants Toulon.
Edinburgh have signed one of the fastest men in world rugby in Australian winger Alex Northam.
Steffon Armitage is set to leave Toulon to join Pau - which almost certainly spells the end of any lingering England ambitions he had.
Former France forward Imanol Harinordoquy has announced he will retire from all forms of rugby at the end of the season.
Steffon Armitage's prospects of making an England comeback look slim after Eddie Jones denied speaking with him.
Team of the week includes strong semi-finalists and leaders of the pack from the Top 14 and Super Rugby.
Leicester Tigers have signed back-row forward Luke Hamilton from Agen for next season.
Former Leicester lock Steve Mafi is among seven new recruits signed for next season by Castres.
Bordeaux-Begles defeated Grenoble 20-14 at the Stade des Alpes to remain on course for the Top 14 play-offs.
Sale Sharks have announced the signing of former Wales scrum-half Mike Phillips from Racing 92 for next season.
Harlequins have announced fly-half Ben Botica is to join French Top 14 club Montpellier.
Newly-promoted Lyon have completed the signing of France fly-half Frederic Michalak ahead of their return to Top 14.
Martin Castrogiovanni has been suspended by Racing 92 after pictures of him partying with Zlatan Ibrahimovic surfaced.
Leigh Halfpenny faces further knee surgery and will not play again this season, according to reports in France.
Dan Carter says he feels settled in Paris following two months of being an anonymous tourist in the French capital.
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Clermont staged a stunning fightback to beat Bordeaux-Begles 24-19 and reclaim their five-point lead at the summit of the Top 14.
Frederic Michalak nailed a nerveless penalty with the last kick of the match to earn Toulon a thrilling 21-20 victory over Racing 92.
Toulon full-back James O'Connor has returned to training five weeks after suffering a health scare.
Two of England's Grand Slam-clinching side join Clermont's latest Fijian flyer Alivereti Raka in our team of the week.