Warren Gatland still harbours ambitions to one day coach his native New Zealand despite having turned down the chance to apply for the role.
Lyon racked up an impressive seventh win from as many Top 14 matches this season and champion Toulouse earned a timely win against Castres.
Lyon and Bordeaux Begles continued their blistering unbeaten starts to the Top 14 season as defending champion Toulouse stumbled again.
Bordeaux-Begles and Lyon each recorded impressive away successes to maintain winning starts to the new Top 14 season.
Newly promoted Bayonne celebrated an opening-day upset as the new Top 14 season began on Sunday (AEST), winning 24-17 away at Racing 92.
Yoann Huget scored a double as Toulouse overcame Clermont Auvergne 24-18 in the Top 14 final at Stade de France.