Manu Tuilagi feels he was "harshly treated" after an incident which led to his conviction for assaulting two female police officers.
Aviva Premiership champions Saracens will open the defence of their title at home to the Sale Sharks on October 17.
Former England international Andy Goode has told Sky Sports he is retiring from professional rugby after a 17-year career with "a heavy heart".
Former Leicester coach Phil Blake will not face any action from European rugby authorities for breaching betting rules.
English clubs say they will allow their players to compete at next summer's Olympic Games as part of Great Britain's Sevens team.
Former Leicester Tigers defence coach Phil Blake has been handed a six-month ban by an RFU disciplinary panel.
Leicester Tigers centre Anthony Allen has been forced to retire because of a knee injury at the age of 28.
Dom Barrow agrees a deal to move from Newcastle to Leicester after activating a release clause in his contract.
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