Despite initially saying they would challenge a huge points deduction for salary cap breaches, Saracens will not launch an appeal.
Prime minister Scott Morrison has joined those condemning Israel Folau's controversial comments around bushfires affecting Australia.
New Zealand are still on the hunt for a new head coach but Jamie Joseph will not be taking on the role.
Racing 92, Northampton Saints and Connacht were all winners in Sunday's European Rugby Champions Cup action.
Israel Folau, the former Australia international, delivered a sermon in which he blamed bush fires on gay marriage and abortion.
Italy will search for a new coach ahead of the Six Nations after Conor O'Shea resigned.
Ireland centre Garry Ringrose was the star of the show as Leinster started their bid to regain the Champions Cup with a bonus-point win.