London Welsh fell to a 52-20 home defeat by in-form Bordeaux-Begles in the European Rugby Challenge Cup Pool Four.
Clermont Auvergne forward Julien Bardy has received a five-week ban for striking Billy Vunipola.
England are refusing to rule Leicester centre Manu Tuilagi out of next month's autumn internationals.
Stuart Lancaster insists the selection of his fly-halves for England's autumn internationals is based on consistency.
London Welsh have made ten changes to their XV for Thursday's European Rugby Challenge Cup clash with Bordeaux-Bègles.
Team news for Friday's European Champions Cup clash between Munster and Saracens.
England have retained Chris Robshaw as captain and called Semesa Rokoduguni and George Kruis into their squad.
Ireland coach Joe Schmidt has angrily denied influencing provincial selection.
Gloucester have announced a contract extension for England international flanker Matt Kvesic.
Michael Cheika has been appointed as the new head coach of Australia.