Southern Kings inflicted a season's first defeat onto Glasgow, while Connacht , Dragons, Ospreys and Leinster also recorded PRO14 wins.
Bristol made it back-to-back wins at home, while Bath edged Saints and Wasps fought back to beat Sale in Coventry.
Exeter continued their 100 per cent start to the Gallagher Premiership campaign with a 24-17 win against Newcastle.
Cardiff Blues beat Munster at the Arms Park while Ulster clawed back a dramatic draw in Bloemfontein.
One year out from the World Cup in Japan, few will be familiar with the 'Japanese John Travolta' who inspired the idea.
Scotland and Glasgow Warriors full-back Stuart Hogg is set to miss the upcoming Autumn internationals after undergoing ankle surgery.
Australia captain Michael Hooper has been named in a 30-man touring squad for their upcoming matches in South Africa and Argentina.
New Zealand captain Kieran Read will miss the Rugby Championship Test against Argentina in Buenos Aires next week.
Some of Sky Sports' most well-known faces took to the race course this week as they put some of TV's most exciting gadgets to the test in a race.
Will Greenwood has questioned Eddie Jones' decision to leave Danny Cipriani out of his latest training-camp squad...
All Blacks winger Rieko Ioane has agreed a new four-year contract with New Zealand Rugby.
Stuart Barnes believes Chris Ashton and Manu Tuilagi can consider themselves a little lucky to be named in the latest England training squad.
Players and fans attending the Rugby World Cup in Japan have been asked by tournament organisers to cover their tattoos to avoid causing offence.
South Africa will be without Willie le Roux and Francois Louw for their clash with Australia on September 29 after the pair were released to their English clubs.
Eddie Jones insists his decision to omit Danny Cipriani from his squad for England's training camp in Bristol is based purely on form.
Nick Abendanon has been ruled out for three months as the Clermont full-back requires a hernia operation.
Gloucester fly-half Danny Cipriani has been left out of England's 36-man squad for their training camp in Bristol, which begins on Sunday.
Toulon captain Mathieu Bastareaud has received a five-week ban for striking an opponent on the ground in a Top 14 game.
John Hart has been appointed to the board of the Auckland Blues after New Zealand Rugby bought back a 40 per cent stake in the franchise from their private owners.
With one year to go until the first World Cup in Asia, the governing body has admitted Japan 2019 has been the most challenging to organise.
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