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Lyon continued their fine recent form when they edged out Clermont 19-13 in their Top 14 clash at Matmut Stade de Gerland on Sunday.
Stade produced an excellent display to boost their play-off hopes following an excellent 27-14 triumph over La Rochelle in the Top 14.
Racing 92 have announced that former All Blacks fly-half Dan Carter will rejoin the Top 14 club on a short-term deal until the end of the season.
Toulouse returned to the top of the Top 14 table after claiming a hard-fought 34-29 win over Racing 92 at the La Defense Arena on Sunday.
Toulon president Mourad Boudjellal has told former All Blacks winger Julian Savea he can leave the club, according to French media reports.
Clermont moved back to the Top 14 summit for one day at least after they beat Bordeaux-Begles 40-22 at Parc des Sports Marcel Michelin.
The match officials for this weekend’s action have been confirmed, with Glen Jackson taking charge of the Super Rugby opener on Friday.