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Leicester Tigers secured a home quarter-final in the Challenge Cup despite going down 24-17 to Pau at Stade du Hameau on Saturday.
Eight fixtures take place in the Challenge Cup on Saturday with Pau and Cardiff Blues hosting Leicester Tigers and Calvisano in the early games.
Bristol Bears continued their winning run in Europe to qualify for the quarter-finals of the Challenge Cup with an excellent victory over Brive.
Nine fixtures take place in the Challenge Cup this Saturday and one on Sunday, with Bordeaux’s clash against Edinburgh the pick of the games.
The match officials for this weekend’s action have been confirmed, with Tom Foley taking charge of the derby between Gloucester and Bath.
After our readers had their say and picked a strong line-up, it’s now our turn as we sat down to select Planet Rugby’s Team of the Year for 2019.
Bristol maintained their 100 per cent record as hooker Harry Thacker touched down late on to hand them an 18-16 victory at Stade Francais.