Glasgow held off Perpignan to make it two wins from two in the Challenge Cup, while there were also victories for Connacht and Emirates Lions.
France's Fabien Galthie has named nine uncapped players in his 42-man squad for next month's Tests vs Argentina, Georgia and New Zealand.
After a genuine renaissance year in 2020, can France go one better and clinch the silverware that alluded them last year in 2021?
Sam Stuart, Tom Arscott and Josh Basham scored second-half tries to earn Newcastle Falcons a 26-17 Challenge Cup victory over Castres at Stade Pierre-Antoine.
Recap Friday's Challenge Cup action as Leicester Tigers, Cardiff Blues and Benetton beat Brive, Newcastle and Stade Francais respectively.
France head coach Fabien Galthie has named a full-strength Les Bleus side for their Test against Wales in Paris on Saturday.
The sixth instalment of our Rugby Union Top 10 series, as we take a look at 10 of France's greatest performers.
Leicester lost 24-17 to Pau but still banked a home quarter-final, plus the rest of the European Challenge Cup news.