Te'o will be unavailable for England at the Rugby World Cup should the team require an injury replacement after signing with French club Toulon on Wednesday.
Toulon centre Mathieu Bastareaud, who was France's vice-captain during the 2019 Six Nations, has been surprisingly left out of the country's squad for the World Cup in Japan.
Anthony Tuitavake was sent off as Racing 92 lost 23-19 at Agen in the Top 14.
The change to eligibility rules will not necessarily halt the player drain in South African rugby as Bryan Habana believes there are a number of factors tempting the country's best talent abroad.
Ben Barba has made his French rugby union debut for Toulon, coming on late in the Top 14 club's loss to Brive on Sunday.
Wallabies star Quade Cooper says Ben Barba must immerse himself in French culture if he's to be a success in his code-switch with Toulon.
Parramatta winger Semi Radradra has agreed to a two-year deal to join French rugby club Toulon and will quit the NRL at the end of the season.
A Ben Botica penalty three minutes into stoppage time saw Montpellier record a 12-11 victory over La Rochelle.
All the reaction from around the European Champions Cup Round 2 as Toulon got back to winning ways and Munster remembered Anthony Foley.
- TOUL10thTries Scored 1st Leinster : 27 Tries ScoredLEINS1st1627
- TOUL16thPoints Difference 1st Leinster : 116 Points DifferenceLEINS1st-46116