Jonny May made a try-scoring comeback to help Gloucester open their European Challenge Cup campaign with a 47-27 away win over Bayonne.
Stuart Barnes on Harlequins beating Saracens, Johnny Sexton's bright start to the season and positives for Italian rugby.
Champions Cup holders Saracens have been drawn against Toulon while Bath will meet Bristol in the Challenge Cup.
Toulon joined Clermont Auvergne in reaching the Top 14 semi-finals on Sunday, as Montpellier and Racing 92 gained home barrage play-offs.
Edinburgh have signed one of the fastest men in world rugby in Australian winger Alex Northam.
New Zealand back-row forward Victor Vito will join Top 14 club La Rochelle next season.
Harlequins are looking to extend their unbeaten run as they take on Montpellier in Friday's Challenge Cup action.
Team of the week includes strong semi-finalists and leaders of the pack from the Top 14 and Super Rugby.
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