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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.
Queensland Reds look set to offer James O'Connor a path back to Australia and Super Rugby.