Lionel Beauxis missed with the last kick of the game to cost Bordeaux-Begles a place in the Top 14 play-offs.
Dodgy refereeing, French figures and a sleeping giant's awakening feature in Rupert Cox's weekly blog.
Oyonnax stunned Clermont Auvergne at the Stade Marcel-Michelin and Toulon capitalised by winning away in Grenoble.
Stade Francais recorded a thrilling 40-26 win over Clermont Auvergne, while Toulouse came from behind to shock Toulon.
Rupert Cox shares his highlights from the week's rugby action in his round-up blog.
Toulon once again find themselves at the top of the French domestic league thanks to a five-try win over Brive.
French club Bayonne have signed England-capped back Mathew Tait and All Black Tom Taylor.
Bordeaux came back from an 11-point deficit to defeat Toulon 28-23 in the Top 14 at the Stade Chaban Delmas.
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