Montpellier have added another South African to their ranks with the signing of Springboks No 8 Pierre Spies.
European Challenge Cup holders Gloucester will face local rivals Worcester Warriors in the 2015-16 competition.
South African brothers Jannie and Bismark du Plessis have joined Top 14 side Montpellier.
Lionel Beauxis missed with the last kick of the game to cost Bordeaux-Begles a place in the Top 14 play-offs.
South African coach Jake White has signed a new two-year deal as 'consultant' with Top 14 side Montpellier.
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.
Rupert Cox shares his highlights from the week's rugby action in his round-up blog.
More of the games that matter on Sky Sports
24 hours of Sky Sports. Only £6.99
Up to 50% off Baa-Baas tickets
For all the latest news, features and videos
We've a host of top class rugby union action