The Top 14 transfer window closed at midnight on Saturday with a handful of last-minute announcements made in France.
Now that the dust has settled across Europe, Planet Rugby thought it was only right to hail the star players of the 2012/13 Heineken Cup....
Clermont lock Nathan Hines expects a huge physical confrontation in Saturday's Heineken Cup Final against Toulon in Dublin.
Toulon director of rugby Bernard Laporte wants more of the same from his squad in their Heineken Cup clash with Clermont.
Clermont full-back Lee Byrne has described Munster as 'kings' ahead of their Heineken Cup semi-final this Saturday.
Clermont face Top 14 champions Toulouse on Saturday as the look for momentum ahead of next weekend's European Cup semi-finals.
Jonny Wilkinson missed a long-range penalty in the 79th minute as Toulon and Clermont drew 26-26 in the Top 14.
Clermont booked their place in the Heineken Cup semis after dominating Montpellier 36-14 at Parc des Sports Michelin on Saturday.
Clermont second-row Nathan Hines is hoping that home field advantage will play a part when they face Montpellier at Stade Marcel Michelin....
Stade Français held on for a valuable Top 14 win over Bordeaux-Bègles on Saturday despite seeing skipper Sergio Parisse sent off.
Clermont travel to Paris to face Racing Métro on Friday looking to stay in touch with Top 14 leaders Toulon.
Clermont have confirmed that international scrum-half Morgan Parra has signed a new two-year deal with the Top 14 heavyweights.
Perpignan stayed in the race for the Top 14 play-offs thanks to a hard-fought 26-19 win over high-flying Clermont on Friday.
Toulouse and Biarritz will turn their attention to domestic action when they go head to head in the Top 14 on Friday.
Heineken Cup favourites Clermont put in a dominant performance against the Scarlets in Wales, running in four tries in a 29-0 victory....
Wales backs George North and Jonathan Davies both return to the Scarlets starting line-up for Saturday's clash with Clermont.
Exeter boss Rob Baxter has made four changes to his starting XV for Saturday's Heineken Cup clash at Clermont Auvergne.