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Northampton director of rugby Jim Mallinder revealed that he expects Dylan Hartley to receive a substantial ban following his red card against Leinster.
Ospreys continued to cruise in their Challenge Cup pool as they eased past Grenoble while Lyon thumped Newcastle and Treviso also won.
Dylan Hartley was red carded just six minutes after coming on as Northampton were comfortably beaten 37-10 by Leinster on Friday.
Racing 92 assistant coach Ronan O’Gara does not believe the soon-to-be vacant head coaching role at Connacht is one he is ready for.
The General Council of SA Rugby has made a number of decisions that president, Mark Alexander, believes will have an impact in the sport.
Five games take place in the Challenge Cup on Saturday before Bristol face Pau in Sunday’s lone fixture as the competition hits Round Three.
Europe’s premier club competition takes centre stage this weekend with the year’s international action done and dusted.
Exeter Chiefs boss Rob Baxter has made several changes to his starting XV for Sunday’s clash with Bordeaux-Bègles at Sandy Park.
Toulon have made a few changes to their side to play Scarlets at the Stade Félix Mayol on Sunday.
All of the line-ups as they are released ahead of Round Three of the 2016/2017 Champions Cup season.