Wing Martyn Thomas scored tries in both halves as Gloucester beat Edinburgh 23-12 in their Heineken Cup clash at Murrayfield.
Ospreys crashed to a third straight Heineken Cup defeat despite a fiercely-competitive performance against Castres.
Simon Amor's England settled for a consolation prize with a victory in the bowl final at the IRB Rugby Sevens World Series in Port Elizabeth.
Round-up: Connacht produced one of the biggest upsets in the history of the Heineken Cup with a 16-14 win in Toulouse.
London Irish came out on top 24-13 against Stade Francais in the battle of the Pool Five heavyweights at the Madejski Stadium.
Munster moved to the top of Heineken Cup Pool 6 as they swept past a weakened Perpignan team 36-8 at Thomond Park.
Wasps gave another demonstration of their Amlin Challenge Cup title credentials, winning 47-7 away to Grenoble.
Brian O'Driscoll orchestrated a masterful victory for Leinster at Franklin's Gardens as they beat Northampton 40-7.
Nick Evans scored 17 points as Harlequins produced one of their finest performances in Europe to win 32-8.
Ulster beat Treviso 48-0 to tighten their grip at the top of Pool Five
Rich Lane scored a hat-trick of tries as Bath thrashed Rugby Mogliano 55-8 in a bonus point victory.
Fly-half Johnny Wilkinson landed a 30-metre drop goal five minutes from time as Toulon beat Exeter 14-19.
Saracens claimed top spot in Heineken Cup Pool 3 with a 39-10 bonus-point victory over Zebre.
An incredible 75-yard gallop by Lions wing Alex Cuthbert clinched Heineken Cup victory for Cardiff Blues.
Following the death of Nelson Mandela, we take a look back at a moment when he used sport to help try and heal a nation.
New Zealand have dominated the International Rugby Board awards with Kieran Read being crowned player of the year.