Dai Young hailed the 'outstanding' will to win of London Wasps after they beat Aviva Premiership champions Northampton.
Brian Smith felt hard work his London Irish team put in in training paid off in the 20-18 win at Newcastle.
Bordeaux-Begles climbed to fifth place in the Top 14 standings thanks to a hard-fought 27-21 victory over Montpellier.
New Zealand will be without centre Ma'a Nonu for the rest of the season after he broke his arm against South Africa.
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