Now that the dust has settled in Europe, it's time to dish out the kudos for outstanding performances in Round One of the Heineken Cup.
Saracens, Harlequins and Toulouse were the big winners of the opening weekend.
Sarries went on the rampage in the Scottish capital, while the champions of England put themselves in pole position in Pool Three thanks to a storming second half against Biarritz.
Toulouse took the lead in the 'Pool of Death' with a performance - especially at scrum time - that will have been noted across the competition.
Meanwhile, Toulon's army of stars confirmed they are the real deal.
Team of Round One:
15 Delon Armitage (Toulon): Both Armitage brothers were in fine form for RCT and Delon makes our team thanks to his two tries against Montpellier. Mentions too for Alex Goode , who touched down for Saracens and Jared Payne who gained 117 metres for Ulster with ball in hand.
14 Alex Cuthbert (Cardiff Blues): It's never fun when you score a hat-trick and your team still loses! Northampton's Ken Pisi deserves a mention as does Sitiveni Sivivatu , who scored for Clermont.
13 George Pisi (Northampton): The Pisi brothers are proving to be a real threat for Northampton. George bagged two tries with another scorching performance. Jonathan Davies did well for Scarlets while Waisea Nayacalevu scored twice for Stade Français in the Amlin Challenge Cup.
12 Gael Fickou (Toulouse): Another fantastic talent rolls off the Toulouse academy production line. The 18-year-old's try in his European debut against Leicester was out of the top drawer. Guy Novès doesn't need to look much further for a replacement for the ageing Yannick Jauzion. Wesley Fofana was dangerous as ever for Clermont with over 100 metres gained.
11 Eli Walker (Ospreys): A tough call because there were plenty of good wings but Walker's solo try against Treviso will long be remembered. Simon Zebo must have thought he'd scored the winner for Munster in Paris but the Fat Lady was yet to sing.
10 Charlie Hodgson (Saracens): Another difficult decision with a handful of candidates. The veteran pivot scored a try amongst his 25 points and didn't miss a tackle. Luke McAlister, Danny Cipriani and Ben Botica all made headlines.
9 Paul Marshall (Ulster): Danny Care is unlucky to miss out after an outstanding display for Quins but Marshall edges it thanks to his double against Castres.
8 Nick Easter (Harlequins): This one nearly caused a fight at Planet Rugby HQ and Ed is still sulking because Louis Picamoles was outvoted but Easter's man-of-the-match performance cannot be ignored.
7 Shane Jennings (Leinster): It was a tough day at the office for the defending champions, as illustrated by the 16 tackles made by their openside flank. A mention too for Steffon Armitage and Chris Robshaw.
6 Julien Bonnaire (Clermont): Another veteran still putting in the hard yards...and the big hits. A try was his reward. Keep an eye on Toulon's 22-year-old flank Pierrick Gunther, who is a star in the making.
5 Samu Manoa (Northampton): The big American wore 4 on his back but we can't leave him out after he carried the ball for 84 metres, beating four defenders along the way. Exeter Chiefs nearly caused the upset of the year and skipper Tom Hayes was in the thick of the action. Johan Muller was a tower of strength for Ulster.
4 Steve Borthwick (Saracens): There's life in the old dog yet! The flash boys got the headlines for their tries but the Sarries captain led the tackle count in Edinburgh with 14 hits. Bakkies Botha was so good for Toulon that France coach Philippe Saint-André said he wished he could pick the South African enforcer for les Bleus!
3 Census Johnston (Toulouse): The Tigers scrum was under the cosh in wet conditions in Toulouse and the fiery Samoan was the root cause of the trouble. John Afoa put in another big game for Ulster while former a certain Carl Hayman was fit enough to make 16 tackles for Toulon. Davit Zirakashvili helped Clermont win a penalty try.
2 Richard Hibbard (Ospreys): The Ospreys dominated a very strong Treviso scrum and Hibbard made a impact on defence with 10 hits. Rob Buchanan's try for Quins changed the complexion of the encounter against Biarritz.
1 Thomas Domingo (Clermont): Getting back to his best form, Domingo caught the eye with his energy around the park. Saracens prop Mako Vumipola also had very strong game. Honourable mention too for Racing's Andrea Lo Cicero.