Not allowing the Six Nations to put a dampener on the competition, the French clubs put on a fine show of skill and excitement in a hard-fought Round 16.
Pau’s Lucas Rey was the top tackler of the round with 18.
Luke Whitelock (Pau) was impressive on his feet with 19 carries.
Racing 92 fullback Brice Dulin covered a massive 136m against LOU Rugby.
Josua Tuisova put his running skills to good use to beat 6 defenders.
Filipo Nakosi won 3 turnovers for Castres.
Benito Masilevu (Agen) and Joris Jurand (Brive) managed 3 clean breaks each.
Stade Rochelais 17-12 RC Toulon
CA Brive 16-30 SU Agen
Aviron Bayonnais 28-17 Stade Francais Paris
Catres Olympique 26-16 Section Paloise
ASM Clermont 22-31 Union Bordeaux-Begles
LOU Rugby 29-20 Racing 92
Stade Toulousain 25-7 Montpellier Herault Rugby