Adam Jones, who propped 95 times for Wales and five tests for the British and Irish Lions, retired from international rugby on Saturday.
South African fly-half Morne Steyn endured a miserable first start of the season for Stade Francais on Friday when he was red-carded in the Top 14 leaders' 12-9 defeat at Lyon.
Jake White may be only two days into his new job at crisis-club Montpellier but already he is targeting the Top 14 title.
Stade Francais stunned champions Toulon 30-6 in Paris on Sunday to replace their opponents at the French Top 14 summit.
Champions Northampton maintained their lead at the top of the English Premiership with an impressive 30-25 victory over Harlequins in front of 82,000 fans at Twickenham on Saturday.
Michael Sam said in a TV documentary that aired Saturday night that coming out as gay was the right thing to do. He'd have preferred the news come out after he informed the team that drafted him.
French champions Toulon do not take defeat lightly especially when it comes at home and on Sunday they will seek to avenge their sole Top 14 home loss this season against Stade Francais.
South Africa's 2007 World Cup winning coach Jake White is set to be named manager of Top 14 side Montpellier according to L'Equipe on Thursday.