Zebre hooker Oliviero Fabiani has been banned for nine weeks for biting Connacht lock forward Quinn Roux.
Edinburgh and Gloucester claim contrasting European Challenge Cup wins but there is disappointment for Worcester and the Dragons.
Cardiff Blues made it two wins from two in the European Challenge Cup following a 27-12 success over French side Pau.
There are five Challenge Cup encounters on Saturday, including Edinburgh v Harlequins and Lyon v Ospreys.
Rhys Priestland kicked 17 points as Bath ground out a 22-6 win over Bristol in the Challenge Cup on Thursday night.
Cardiff Blues will again be without captain Sam Warburton when they host Pau in the European Challenge Cup on Friday.
Jonny May made a try-scoring comeback to help Gloucester open their European Challenge Cup campaign with a 47-27 away win over Bayonne.
Newcastle suffered an ignominious start to their Challenge Cup campaign as they fell to a 45-0 rout against the Ospreys.
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