Pablo Matera was considered a model professional by Stade Francais until historic social media posts saw him lose the Argentina captaincy.
Serge Betsen, Vincent Clerc and Jonny Wilkinson were among those to pay tribute to Christophe Dominici after the 48-year-old's death.
Tributes poured in for Christophe Dominici after the versatile former France back passed away aged 48.
Just a couple of weeks before the Pro14 season starts, Stade Francais have been forced to cancel a friendly with Toulon.
Leicester Tigers were unable to keep Telusa Veainu and he will continue his career at Stade Francais, along with Gerbrandt Grobler.
Ben Botica scored two second-half penalties to help Bordeaux Begles to a 26-24 victory in a tightly contested match against Castres.
Bordeaux Begles gave another demonstration of their Top 14 title credentials with a bonus-point win over Clermont Auvergne.
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.
There were wins for Lyon and Racing 92 in the Top 14 as Bordeaux-Begles were usurped at the summit.