Northampton Saints prop Salesi Ma'afu is enjoying the regular taste of victory ahead of facing Leinster this weekend.
Kieran Low will start in London Irish's back row when they host Northampton in Sunday's LV=Cup clash at the Madejski Stadium.
Samoa centre George Pisi is to appear before a disciplinary panel after being cited for an alleged dangerous tackle on Tommy Bowe.
James O'Connor will make his London Irish debut this Sunday when Northampton Saints visit the Madejski Stadium.
Northampton Saints prop Salesi Ma'afu says he has been warned of his side's disjointed showing against London Irish last season.
Northampton boss Jim Mallinder has backed Ben Foden and Luther Burrell to feature for England next week after shining on Saturday.
Saracens had their five-game winning streak in the Premiership ended in emphatic style on Saturday as Northampton prevailed 41-20.
Saracens boss Mark McCall has made several changes to his starting XV for Saturday's clash with Northampton at Franklin's Gardens.
The Ospreys travel to Northampton Saints on Sunday with both sides looking to respond to defeats in Round 1.
Jim Mallinder warned his Saints troops that anything other than victory over the Ospreys would seriously dent their European hopes.
Alex King has acknowledged the challenge facing Northampton Saints, ahead of facing Top 14 champions Castres this weekend.
All Aviva Premiership rugby clubs are now subject to a new, more transparent, salary cap monitoring and investigation system.
Leicester Tigers coach Paul Burke credited his team's attitude after snatching a 19-19 draw at home against Northampton Saints.
Leicester flank Ed Slater scored a late try to help Tigers save a dramatic draw against Northampton at Welford Road on Saturday.
Leicester Tigers and Northampton Saints will run out in front of a capacity crowd in the opening East Midlands derby of the season.
Northampton Saints outscored Sale Sharks five tries to two to win 33-14 in Friday's Premiership clash at Franklin's Gardens.
Northampton Saints chief executive Allan Robson believes that Pro12 clubs will join a European breakaway competition.