Former France wing Vincent Clerc is expecting next season to be a thriller after the 2019-20 campaign was cut short.
A five-week break has been implemented in the Premiership, with the Champions Cup and Challenge Cup quarter-finals pushed back.
Ben Botica scored two second-half penalties to help Bordeaux Begles to a 26-24 victory in a tightly contested match against Castres.
Top 14 front-runners Lyon won again, while La Rochelle's Arthur Retiere grabbed a hat-trick and Brive left it late.
Stade Francais came into the Clasico sitting bottom of the Top 14, yet they pulled off a thrilling win in Paris as Toulouse wilted.
He may have been granted an early release by Toulon, but Rhys Webb will not play for them again if owner Bernard Lemaitre has his way.
Having been granted an early release from his Toulon contract, Rhys Webb has agreed a return to Ospreys in 2020.
A move to the Ospreys or the Dragons is reportedly on the cards for Rhys Webb after Toulon agreed to release him from his contract early.
Bordeaux-Begles are back at the top of the Top 14 and increased their advantage over Toulon and Toulouse.
Lyon's lead at the Top 14 summit was reduced to just one point as they were comprehensively beaten 33-8 by Montpellier on Saturday.