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Leicester have signed international props Michele Rizzo and Aniseko Sio.
Northampton and Saracens have been handed tricky draws in the pool stage of the new European Rugby Champions Cup.
Northampton could miss out on being a top-seed side for the pool stages of the European Rugby Champions Cup draw.
Leicester have appointed Phil Blake as defence coach ahead of the 2014/15 season.
Leicester fly-half Owen Williams will miss Wales' tour of South Africa this summer after being given a six-week ban.
The Blues have confirmed the signing of former London Irish and Leicester back Dan Bowden on a two-year deal.
England prop Dan Cole is to undergo a neck operation next week and will be out of action for six months.