Scotland assistant coach Mike Blair noticed a definite spring in the step of the Edinburgh Rugby and Glasgow Warriors players - and he believes the good European runs of both clubs can only help Scotland going into the Six Nations.
We now have our quarter-finalists for this year's Heineken Champions Cup and the last eight will include the likes of Edinburgh, Glasgow Warriors and Munster while Exeter Chiefs missed out on a place in the knockout stages.
Toulouse will face Racing 92 in the quarter-final of the Heineken Champions Cup after they managed to hold off late fightback from Bath Rugby to complete a 20-17 victory at Stade Ernest Wallon on Sunday.
Edinburgh Rugby head coach Richard Cockerill is not basking in the glory of Saturday’s historic win away to Toulon, but instead he is asking his players to take things up yet another notch when they take on Montpellier on Friday.
What a weekend of Heineken Champions Cup action. Edinburgh went to Toulon and won, Exeter's European hopes are somehow still alive meaning Munster's win over Gloucester sets up a mammoth clash in the final round.
European Rugby Champions Cup 2018/19 - Points Tables