Ulster and Exeter earn Champions Cup wins:
Round 4 of the Champions Cup started last night with both Exeter and Ulster taking home bonus point wins. The Exeter Chiefs win throws a spanner into the works for Gloucesters hope of qualifying for the knock out places.
Rory Best Milestone:
Rory Best, running out for Ulster last night, became their most capped Champions Cup player of all time with 72 appearances
Agen, Connacht and Stade Francais all won their Challenge Cup clashes with Connacht scoring a bonus point win. Nicolas Sanchez made his debut for Stade Francais and kicked them to victory in a game that was settled off the tee
Japanese Top League:
Dan Carter guided the Kobe Steelers to the 2018 Top League final with a brilliant performance against Suntory Sungoliath. The Steelers put over 50 points over Sungoliath in a one sides affair.
Cheika survives the axe:
After the ARU met earlier in the week and delayed their findings they announced that Michael Cheika will stay on as Wallaby coach.