Pirate Irwin South African star Bryan Habana scored a try on his return to action after a three-month absence because of a hamstring injury as Toulon beat Bordeaux-Begles 22-20 in a thrilling Top 14 encounter on Saturday.
Steve James This was one of the Aviva Premiership's darkest and most shameful days. The standard of rugby was woeful, and the refereeing from Tim Wigglesworth was little better.
Jonny Wilkinson will aim to retire with little fuss but make no mistake - he is one of the all-time greats, writes Mick Cleary.
Luke Phillips Five-time champions and two-time European Cup runners-up Biarritz were relegated from French rugby's Top 14 on Saturday ending an 18-year stay in the elite division.
SPIRO ZAVOS Let us praise the rugby career of Brian O'Driscoll, on and off the field, and make a modest proposal about his future.