Leyton Orient's winless sequence extended to four as Portsmouth moved to the top of the League Two standings.
Lee Dickson has been named as the new Northampton Saints captain to replace Dylan Hartley.
Northampton Saints have pulled off a coup by signing legendary South African lock Victor Matfield for next season.
Aviva Premiership champions Saracens will open the defence of their title at home to the Sale Sharks on October 17.
Northampton have announced the signing of centre Luke Eves on a short-term deal.
Sale Sharks have confirmed they have signed former Northampton prop Brian Mujati on a two-year deal.
English clubs say they will allow their players to compete at next summer's Olympic Games as part of Great Britain's Sevens team.
Northampton tight-head Salesi Ma'afu has joined Toulon on a two-year contract.
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