A recap of all the weekend's Challenge Cup action, as Northampton and Sale win while Worcester, Bristol and Harlequins lose.
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Clermont and Northampton left the best for last as they served up a 48-40 thriller in the final Challenge Cup game of the weekend.
Northampton Saints have been drawn in the same pool as Clermont Auvergne, the Dragons and Timisoara Saracens in the European Rugby Challenge Cup
La Rochelle edge closer to the TOP14 semi-finals while Bayonne’s relegation is confirmed.
Richard Cockerill faces a stiff test as he oversees his first match in charge of Toulon on Sunday, live on Sky Sports.
Grenoble have lifted the suspensions of six players who spoke to police last week as part of a rape investigation.
Ireland and the Hurricanes lead the way after their impressive victories on Saturday, with seven teams represented.
Jonathan Wisniewski hit a last-minute conversion to seal a dramatic 23-23 draw for troubled Grenoble with Toulon.
La Rochelle held off a stirring Toulouse fightback to storm back to the French Top 14 summit with a 27-21 win on Sunday.
Stephen Brett marked his Clermont debut with a last-minute penalty as they escaped from Bordeaux with a 23-23 draw.
Bath scored eight tries as they blew away Bristol to move closer to booking a place in the Challenge Cup quarter-finals.
Clermont made it eight wins in eight home games with a bonus-point 30-6 rout of Toulon to regain the lead of the Top 14.
All the news from Saturday's Challenge Cup fixtures as Harlequins demolished Timisoara Saracens and Bordeaux saw off Gloucester.
Keelan Giles added another pair of tries to his collection as Ospreys coasted to a 59-7 Challenge Cup win over Grenoble.
Edinburgh and Gloucester claim contrasting European Challenge Cup wins but there is disappointment for Worcester and the Dragons.
Newcastle suffered an ignominious start to their Challenge Cup campaign as they fell to a 45-0 rout against the Ospreys.
Champions Cup holders Saracens have been drawn against Toulon while Bath will meet Bristol in the Challenge Cup.
Toulon joined Clermont Auvergne in reaching the Top 14 semi-finals on Sunday, as Montpellier and Racing 92 gained home barrage play-offs.
Bordeaux-Begles defeated Grenoble 20-14 at the Stade des Alpes to remain on course for the Top 14 play-offs.
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