The European Champions Cup and Challenge Cup have been temporarily suspended after the French authorities ruled the participation of Top 14 clubs to be too much of a public health risk.
Montpellier has confirmed the signing of South Africa scrum half Cobus Reinach on a three-year deal.
The French Rugby Federation (FFR) has cancelled all matches, gatherings and training sessions at every level of the sport amid the coronavirus outbreak.
Bordeaux-Begles scored two tries in the last eight minutes to earn a 37-19 win over Top 14 rival Lyon that moved it above its opponent to top the table.
Lyon was grateful to Xavier Chiocci for a late try as it scraped past Agen, avoiding an upset in Top 14 action on Sunday (AEDT).
Lyon bounced back from a miserable run of form to thump Bayonne 52-9 and move into first place in the Top 14 table.