Former Vodacom Bulls and Cheetahs flyhalf Tian Schoeman has joined the Newcastle Falcons on a three-year deal after parting ways with Bath.
Newcastle Falcons boss Dean Richards accused the match officials of favouritism after his side was reduced to 14 men during the 15-14 loss to Exeter Chiefs on Sunday.
The Newcastle Falcons are set to win promotion back into the English Premiership after the RFU unveiled its plan for final league positions in the Championship.
Newcastle lock Calum Green has being accused of biting an opponent in the match against Sale last Saturday.
The Newcastle Falcons scored an 89th-minute try to beat Montpellier 23-20, while there were European Champions Cup wins for the Glasgow Warriors and Toulouse on Sunday.
The Newcastle Falcons beat Toulon 26-25 in Toulon, while there were also European Champions Cup wins for Saracens, the Cardiff Blues and Gloucester.
Don Armand scored a try as the Exeter Chiefs beat the Newcastle Falcons 36-5 at Sandy Park to progress to the English Premiership final.