Gloucester boss Nigel Davies admitted his team's Amlin Challenge Cup hopes were ended by "a very clinical" Biarritz team at Kingsholm.
Gloucester crashed out of the Amlin Challenge Cup after holders Biarritz ran out 41-31 winners at Kingsholm.
Harlequins are likely to be the top seeds in this season's Heineken Cup quarter-finals if they beat Biarritz on Friday.
Round-up: Racing Metro kept alive their bid to reach the knockout stage of the Heineken Cup with a 15-3 win over Edinburgh.
Round-up: Jonny Wilkinson was in dazzling form as Toulon beat Biarritz 36-9 at Parc des Sports Aquilera to go top of the Top 14 table.
Biarritz and Toulon maintained their 100 per cent records on the third weekend of action in the Top 14.
France manager Philippe St Andre has named uncapped Yoann Masetri and Wesley Fofana in his 30-man squad for the 2012 Six Nations.
Round-up: Northampton crashed out of the Heineken Cup after a loss of discipline saw them beaten by Castres, but London Irish live on.
Persistence has paid off for Damien Traille after the French utility back was named in Marc Lievremont's squad for the World Cup final.
Morgan Parra will start at flyhalf for France in their key rugby World Cup clash against New Zealand at Eden Park on Saturday.
15-Damien Traille, 14-Vincent Clerc, 13-Aurelien Rougerie, 12-Maxime Mermoz, 11-Maxime Medard, 10-Morgan Parra
Vincent Clerc scored a hat-trick as France finally broke free of an inspired Canada in the last quarter to run out 46-19 winners in Napier.
All the key details ahead of Sunday's three World Cup games, with England and Wales in action.
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