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1. Aretz Iguiniz, Bayonne
With the weather wet and windy, a lot of Bayonne's surprise win over Clermont Auvergne came thanks to those matters that were kept tight, the set piece being of particular significance.
Aretz Iguiniz kept up his side of the bargain at loosehead, turning the screw on Vern Cotter's pack and putting Bayonne in several superb kicking positions.
2. Luke Cowan-Dickie, Exeter Chiefs
Two tries rounded off a great day's outing for Exeter Chiefs starlet Luke Cowan-Dickie, who can be glad of competitions like the LV Cup, where he can really show his talents.
The 20-year-old bossed his way to 33 carrying metres, the five tackles in addition just balancing out his contributions without ball in hand.
3. Gareth Denman, Northampton Saints
The presence of George North has obviously been rubbing off on others in the Northampton Saints squad, with Gareth Denman showing all the comfort of the Welsh winger in gliding over for his try from the right wing this weekend.
The tighthead found himself in space from 10 metres out and made no mistakes with the crescendo, and proved dominant in the scrum, helping the Saints to spotless set-piece record.
4. Mouritz Botha, Saracens
Evidently, the promise of playing against such a giant from his home nation evoked a powerful response from lock Mouritz Botha, who came second only to Schalk Brits in terms of carrying metres made by a Saracens forward this week.
The 31-year-old ran for 16 of his own, but was reliable in almost all aspects, taking the ball well at the line-out and making 11 tackles.
5. Christian Day, Northampton Saints
With both sides struggling to keep the ball in play fro great periods, Christian Day clutched down no less than 12 line-out balls in Newport this weekend.
The Saints' second row wasn't quite as eager as lock partner Rob Verbakel in the loose, but his 12-tackle contribution by no means went astray in restricting the Dragons' attacking options.