A superb display by Sale fly-half Danny Cipriani and a storming first period sets up a crushing 55-12 win over Exeter.
Bath boost their Premiership play-off push with a hard-fought 32-20 bonus-point win over bottom side Worcester Warriors.
Tom Varndell returns after three months out to help Wasps to a bonus-point 38-30 victory over Gloucester at Twickenham.
A combination of TV experience and rugby relationships was key to reaching agreement, RFU chairman Bill Beaumont tells BBC Sport
New Zealand legend Dan Carter hopes a sabbatical will keep him fresh to sort out some unfinished World Cup business
Edinburgh pay the price for three missed penalties as they lose to the Pro 12's bottom side Zebre in Parma.
Munster move back into second place in the Pro12 thanks to a 32-23 bonus-point win over derby rivals Connacht.
Harlequins keep their Premiership play-off hopes alive as Mike Brown's late try secures a 24-20 victory against Leicester.
Glasgow Warriors illustrate their play-off credentials by beating second-placed Ulster 27-9 to move up to third in the Pro12.
Team news as Northampton host London Irish in Sunday's Premiership fixture at Franklin's Gardens (14:00 BST).
Team news as Newcastle host Saracens in Sunday's Premiership fixture at Kingston Park (15:00 BST).
Preview and team news of the Pro12 derby clash between Cardiff Blues and Scarlets at the Millennium Stadium.
Preview and team news of the Pro12 derby clash between Newport Gwent Dragons and Ospreys at the Millennium Stadium.
England will be major contenders for World Cup 2015 and a win in New Zealand this summer is possible, says Dan Carter.
Leaders and defending champions Leinster run in nine tries in a dominant Pro12 win over Benetton Treviso.
Gloucester back-row forward Gareth Evans could be out for up to six months with a knee ligament injury.
Ospreys flanker Justin Tipuric is an injury doubt for Wales' tour to South Africa, says coach Warren Gatland.
Gloucester pair Tavis Knoyle and Sila Puafisi are banned after being sent off during Saturday's defeat at home to Bath.
Chairman Roger Blyth says Ospreys' feeder clubs are struggling in the Welsh Premiership due to demands of player development.