Stade Francais took over the leadership of the French Top 14 on Friday with a five-try 43-30 victory at Grenoble.
Grenoble will be looking to keep their unbeaten home record intact when they host Stade Francais in the Top 14 on Friday.
Newcastle lost their unbeaten record in the European Challenge Cup as Stade Francais won a thrilling Pool 3 tie 31-24.
Newcastle tightened their stranglehold on European Challenge Cup Pool 3 with a 30-23 victory over Stade Francais.
Newcastle host Stade Francais, Brive take on Oyonnax and Rovigo visit Grenoble
Brive earn a losing bonus as 20-17 victors Stade Francais maintain their Top 14 unbeaten record at home.
Newcastle Falcons have made seven changes for Thursday’s European Challenge Cup trip to Stade Francais.
A depleted Toulon team came a cropper at Castres, allowing Clermont Auvergne to take over as new leaders in the Top 14.
The final of the Top 14 will be held at Barcelona’s Nou Camp at the end of the 2015-16 season.
Oyannax caused the biggest upset of the Top 14 season so far on Saturday by clinching victory away at Racing Metro.
Saturday sees four European Rugby Challenge Cup showdowns, with Cardiff, Exeter, Connacht and Gloucester all in action.
Cardiff Blues kicked off their European Rugby Challenge Cup campaign with a 37-14 bonus-point victory over Grenoble.
There are seven European Rugby Challenge Cup matches across Saturday and Sunday. Sky Sports previews them all.
Sky announces the European rugby fixtures being brought to your screens in December.
Clermont sit on top of the Top 14 table as they became the first visiting team to taste victory at Oyonnax this season.
Clermont returned to the summit of the Top 14 standings in style while Castres climbed out of the relegation zone.
Toulon were beaten at home by Stade Francais, while Racing Metro, Bayonne and Oyonnax all earned victories.
Champions Toulon, Brive, Clermont, Lyon, Grenoble and Stade Francais were all winners in the Top 14 on Saturday.
Alipate Ratini scored a magnificent hat-trick to lead Grenoble to a first win of the season, 37-23 over Bordeaux-Bègles.
Montpellier produced a stirring fightback against Grenoble to get their season back on track.
Rupert Cox shares his highlights from the week's rugby action in his round-up blog...