Leicester avenged one of the most humiliating days in their history by sinking Aviva Premiership high-fliers Bath at Welford Road.
Wasps continued their recent improved form by winning a compelling game against Gloucester with a 30-23 victory at Kingsholm.
Bath boss Mike Ford insists his players will not get carried away after another bonus point victory underlined their Aviva Premiership title credentials.
Leicester Tigers director of rugby Richard Cockerill paid tribute to the character of his side as they came from 30-15 behind to defeat Sale Sharks 32-30 at the AJ Bell Stadium.
Newcastle boss Dean Richards reckons his Falcons side are well ahead of where he wants them to be in their "five-year plan".
Harlequins director of rugby Conor O'Shea was disappointed as his side lost a thrilling battle before a crowd of 82,000 at Twickenham.
Northampton Saints have stemmed a recent player exodus to France by securing Stephen Myler and George Pisi on new Franklin's Gardens contracts.