Exeter Chiefs begin their LV= Cup title defence on Saturday, while Saracens lock horns with Harlequins on Sunday.
Henry Slade admits the success of Exeter Chiefs teammate Jack Nowell with England is a huge inspiration to him.
Northampton Saints lock Christian Day has been appointed chairman of the Rugby Players’ Association.
Exeter Chiefs ran in five tries during an impressive 33-13 home victory over Connacht in European Challenge Cup Pool 2.
Saturday sees four European Rugby Challenge Cup showdowns, with Cardiff, Exeter, Connacht and Gloucester all in action.
Cardiff Blues kicked off their European Rugby Challenge Cup campaign with a 37-14 bonus-point victory over Grenoble.
There are seven European Rugby Challenge Cup matches across Saturday and Sunday. Sky Sports previews them all.
Gareth Steenson kicked 19 points as Exeter beat London Irish 44-24 in a bonus-point win at Sandy Park.
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