Tom Arscott scored a hat-trick as Sale secured their first Aviva Premiership win of the season against London Welsh.
The Scarlets bounced back from their hammering at the hands of Leinster with a seven-try, 43-0 thumping of Treviso.
Clermont returned to the summit of the Top 14 standings in style while Castres climbed out of the relegation zone.
Conor O'Shea offered an impassioned defence of Chris Robshaw after he scored a try as Harlequins beat Wasps.
Richard Cockerill admitted "we got what we deserved" after Leicester suffered a 45-0 Aviva Premiership defeat at Bath.
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