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St James’ Park and London Stadium host two of four matches taking place in the Premiership on Saturday, with one game set for Sunday.
Hooker Santiago Socino has signed a two-year contract extension at Newcastle Falcons which will keep him at the club until at least 2020.
Dom Barrow has signed a deal with Northampton Saints which will see him join the club for the start of next season.
London Irish director of rugby Nick Kennedy is leaving the club with immediate effect, the Madejski Stadium side announced on Thursday.
Taulupe Faletau and Jonathan Joseph return to Bath’s starting side, as they face Exeter in the Premiership at the Recreation Ground on Friday.
Premiership Rugby has appointed former Rugby Football Union chief executive Ian Ritchie as their independent, non-executive Chairman.
Sale Sharks have secured another key long-term contract renewal with prop forward WillGriff John signing a three-year contract extension.