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Samoa and Chiefs utility back Tim Nanai-Williams is poised to further his career in France after signing a three-year deal to join Clermont.
Stade Français were able to overcome neighbours Racing 92 27-17 in an entertaining Top 14 derby at Stade Jean Bouin in Paris on Sunday.
Clermont were too strong for Agen at Parc des Sports Marcel Michelin, winning 35-26 despite Agen wing George Tilsley scoring a hat-trick.
Castres produced the result of the day away to Toulouse in the Top 14, while there were also triumphs for La Rochelle, Brive, Pau and Toulon.
Alexi Bales kicked 16 points as La Rochelle overtook Montpellier at the Top 14 summit following a deserved victory at Stade Marcel-Deflandre.
Round 12 of the Top 14 produces one of the more intriguing fixture lists as both the top and bottom sides two go face-to-face over the weekend.
Racing 92 have confirmed the signing of Scotland and Glasgow fly-half Finn Russell as a replacement for former All Blacks pivot Dan Carter.