Gavin Henson kicked 18 points as Bath moved up to second in the Aviva Premiership with a 33-23 win over London Irish.
Exeter Chiefs moved to the top of the Aviva Premiership table, for 24 hours at least, after a comprehensive 31-15 victory over Wasps at Sandy Park.
Newcastle coach Dean Richards praised his team’s spirit as they dug deep for a 20-10 win against Gloucester.
Sale Sharks secured their first Premiership win at the Stoop in more than six years with a 16-12 triumph over Harlequins.
Premiership leaders Northampton Saints travel to fourth-placed Saracens in Sunday's game of the day at Allianz Park.
Rory Clegg kicked 15 points to help Newcastle record a 20-10 Aviva Premiership victory over Gloucester at Kingston Park.
Harlequins take on fellow mid-table side Sale in Friday's Aviva Premiership clash while Newcastle host Gloucester.
Premiership high-flyers Exeter and Bath are both in action on Saturday with the Chiefs playing host to Wasps and Bath at London Irish.
Owen Williams earned a 21-21 draw for Leicester with the last kick of a turgid Aviva Premiership clash against Saracens.
Wasps celebrated their final Aviva Premiership game at Adams Park in style by crushing bottom club London Welsh 71-7.
Saracens boss Mark McCall believes the officials robbed his side of an Aviva Premiership victory at Leicester.
Dai Young was delighted with Wasps' professionalism as they crushed London Welsh 71-7 at Adams Park.
Sale crushed London Irish 36-8 at the AJ Bell Stadium in a victory based on almost total forward dominance.
Steve Diamond has challenged Sale Sharks to maintain their consistency after they thrashed London Irish 36-8.
Richard Hibbard's late cameo appearance couldn't spare Gloucester from going down to a 22-15 defeat at home to Harlequins.
Gavin Henson kicked 13 points as Bath beat Newcastle Falcons 23-14 in the Aviva Premiership on Saturday.
Thomas Waldrom scored twice as Exeter Chiefs stunned champions Northampton 24-18 at a wet Franklins Gardens.
David Humphreys insists Gloucester had the blessing of Wales to field Richard Hibbard in the Premiership on Friday.
The return of the Aviva Premiership following a month of cup fixtures kicks off with two Friday fixtures.
Rob Baxter says Thomas Waldrom's form is up there with the best in England after Exeter stunned Northampton.
Mike Ford hailed an important result after Bath got back to winning ways with a 23-14 success over Newcastle at The Rec.
Sunday's Aviva Premiership bill sees Leicester Tigers host Saracens and London Welsh travel to face Wasps.
Bath host Newcastle at The Rec while Sale take on London Irish in Saturday's two Aviva Premiership encounters.
Leicester Tigers produced an impressive second-half comeback to beat Sale 29-13 in the second round of the LV= Cup.
Wales warn hooker Richard Hibbard that he is "jeopardising his position" if he plays for Gloucester on Friday.