Aviva Premiership champions, Northampton Saints, will kick off the new season at Franklin's Gardens against Gloucester.
Northampton boss Jim Mallinder has admitted that his team will have to play better against tougher opposition in the weeks to come.
Northampton Saints survived a second-half fightback from London Irish to win 36-21 at Franklin's Gardens, bagging a crucial bonus point....
Northampton's starting team shows three personnel changes after earning a dramatic late bonus point at Saracens last weekend.
James O'Connor has not played his last game for London Irish, as initially feared after he picked up an injury against Newcastle.
Newcastle boss Dean Richards slammed his players' first-half performance in Sunday's loss to London Irish at the Madejski Stadium.
London Irish midfielder Setaimata Sa is set to return to rugby league with Hull after an injury-ravaged spell in the Premiership.
The Dragons have announced that 37-year-old second-row Ian Gough will join them from London Irish at the end of the current season.
Harlequins welcome back Mike Brown, Danny Care and Chris Robshaw to the starting line-up after international duty with England.
London Irish have bolstered their front-row options for next season by signing Scotland tighthead prop Geoff Cross from Edinburgh.
Bath outscored London Irish four tries to two to claim a 44-23 bonus-point win at Madejski Stadium on Saturday.
A crowd of over 20,000 will turn out at the Madejski Stadium afternoon as London Irish host Bath in the St Patrick's Party.
Reports are strengthening around London Irish's interest in experienced Edinburgh and Scotland tighthead prop, Geoff Cross.
London Irish tighthead prop CJ van der Linde has returned to South Africa to undergo surgery on a pectoral injury.
London Irish Director of Rugby Brian Smith admitted Saturday's 18-0 loss at Exeter Chiefs was "a game too far" for his side.
Exeter have been boosted with the news that tighthead prop Hoani Tui will line up against London Irish at Sandy Park on Saturday.
London Irish and Samoa wing Sailosi Tagicakibau will link up with Super Rugby side the Stormers in the next few days.