France scrum-half Morgan Parra will miss the rest of the Six Nations after being ruled out for at least 10 weeks.
Clermont and Stade Francais both suffered losses in the Top 14, leaving them locked together with new leaders Toulon.
Team news for Sunday's crucial European Rugby Champions Cup clash between Clermont Auvergne and Saracens.
Clermont stuttered to a 22-13 win over Sale to set up a Pool One decider against Saracens next weekend.
Sale director of rugby Steve Diamond believes Clermont Auvergne will beat Saracens in next weekend’s winner-takes-all Pool 1 showdown.
France have included Clermont Auvergne winger Noa Nakaitaci in their preliminary 31-man squad for the Six Nations.
We consider all the possible outcomes ahead of Round 5 of the European Champions Cup.
France full-back Scott Spedding will leave Bayonne to play for Clermont next season.
Clermont beat an ill-disciplined Toulouse side 24-6 on Sunday to go top of the table in the Top 14.
Stade Francais shocked defending champions Toulon 30-6 to end the year at the summit of the Top 14.
Wins for Toulon and Clermont at the weekend has kept the race for top spot alive in France's Top 14.
Clermont full-back Jean-Marcellin Buttin has agreed to sign for Top 14 rivals Bordeaux-Begles.
Clermont coach Frank Azema has made wholesale changes to his pack for his side's Top 14 encounter against Castres.
Clermont showed their power and pace to beat Munster 26-19 in their European Rugby Champions Cup clash on Sunday.
Clermont Auvergne made history on Saturday night as they became the first French team to beat Munster at Thomond Park.
Munster captain Peter O'Mahony is looking for revenge after Clermont's historic 16-9 win at Thomond Park.
After helping Wales beat South Africa, Jonathan Davies sets his sights on helping Clermont beat Munster.
Reigning Top 14 champions Toulon claimed a 27-19 victory against Clermont Auvergne in a clash of the titans on Saturday.
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A depleted Toulon team came a cropper at Castres, allowing Clermont Auvergne to take over as new leaders in the Top 14.
With the Six Nations on a two-week sabbatical, we take a look at the championship so far.