That may be a good omen for Bayonne but it is Grenoble who have taken the domestic league by storm this season.
Andrew Farley's side have already toppled Heineken Cup champions Toulon and Stade Francais and kick off their Amlin Challege Cup campaign on the back of successive away wins at Biarritz and, last week, Racing-Metro.
Star of the show in Paris was scrum-half James Hart, who was named player of the week by the French press for his 16 points that included a try, while Julien Caminati and Florian Faure have been rewarded this week with new contracts.
In contrast, Bayonne are just one place off the bottom of the Top 14 with just one win, over local rivals Biarritz, from their last six games.
Bayonne are also struggling for points without either Benjamin Boyet, the club's top scorer in Europe, or last year's highest scorer Jacques-Louis Potgeiter.
However they still possess a wealth of experience in British & Irish Lions scrum-half Mike Phillips, ex-Wallaby Mark Chisholm and former All Black Joe Rococoko and have only lost once in their last eight games in the Amlin Challenge Cup.