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David Smith for Castres and Robbie Henshaw for Leinster both scored twice in a 24-24 draw in the Champions Cup on Friday.
Montpellier pulled off a bonus-point win over Northampton Saints, keeping their Champions Cup hopes alive with a 26-17 victory.
Timisoara Saracens were no match for Edinburgh as the Scottish side booked their place in the Challenge Cup quarter-finals on Friday.
It appears Marty Banks is set to remain in New Zealand after it was confirmed he has been training with the Highlanders in pre-season.
Tonga and Oyonnax wing Fetu’u Vainikolo has been handed a one-year suspended sentence by a French court following an altercation at a bar.
The Sunwolves have signed experienced second-row Sam Wykes and rugby league convert Will Tupou on contracts for Super Rugby 2017.
French fortunes and a key missing defender for Saracens are the storylines worth keeping an eye on this weekend.
Tom Arscott is “considering his next steps” after he had his contract terminated by Sale following an alleged leak of information to Bristol.
Take a check on the team sheets from all eight matches taking place in the Champions Cup this weekend.
Ten fixtures take place in the Challenge Cup this weekend, with the clash between Stade Français vs Harlequins the pick of the matches.
Saracens have named their side to face Toulon for Saturday’s Champions Cup match against their pool rivals at Allianz Park.
Munster Director of Rugby Rassie Erasmus has made three changes to his line-up for Saturday’s Champions Cup match against Racing 92.
Toulouse have made a few changes to their side to take on Connacht in a must-win Champions Cup clash at Stade Ernest Wallon on Sunday.
Leicester have recalled Jack Roberts and Luke Hamilton for their Champions Cup fixture against Glasgow Warriors on Saturday.
Zebre have made six changes to their starting line-up for their final Champions Cup pool match this season up against Wasps on Sunday.
Les Kiss has named his matchday squad for Ulster’s concluding Champions Cup pool game, against Bordeaux-Bègles on Saturday.
Morgan Parra will captain Clermont for their final pool match of the Champions Cup against Exeter at Stade Marcel-Michelin on Saturday.