Toulon were beaten at home by Stade Francais, while Racing Metro, Bayonne and Oyonnax all earned victories.
Rupert Cox reviews the weekend's rugby including the hotly-contested Top 14 in France.
Alipate Ratini scored a magnificent hat-trick to lead Grenoble to a first win of the season, 37-23 over Bordeaux-Bègles.
Reims chairman Jean-Pierre Cailot insists he will not be held to ransom over star midfielder Grzegorz Krychowiak.
Sky Sports understands that Newcastle are hoping to agree a deal for Pierre-Michel Lasogga this week.
Lyon have confirmed the departure of Raphael Saint-Andre following their relegation from the Top 14.
Relegated Lyon have confirmed the appointment of former British and Irish Lions prop Tom Smith as their new forwards coach.
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