London Irish have announced the recruitment of former Ireland assistant coach Mark Tainton for the 2014/15 season.
Northampton will begin the defence of their Aviva Premiership crown at home to Gloucester on Friday, September 5.
The draw has been made for the pool stage of the 2014/15 European Rugby Challenge Cup.
Scarlets have boosted their pack with signing of destructive Tongan number 8 Chris Hala'ufia from London Irish.
Northampton could miss out on being a top-seed side for the pool stages of the European Rugby Champions Cup draw.
Hull have announced the signing of former New Zealand international Setaimata Sa from London Irish.
We've a host of top class rugby union action this season.
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