Northampton boss Jim Mallinder admits Dylan Hartley "plays to the edge" after the hooker's sending off against Leicester.
Wing Tom James will return to Cardiff Blues from Exeter Chiefs next season after agreeing a two-year deal.
Fans of Coventry Rugby Club say they will carry on supporting their side ahead of Wasps first game at the Ricoh Arena against London Irish on Sunday.
Sale say they are not one of the seven clubs claimed to be in favour of getting rid of the current Premiership wage cap.
Director of rugby Dean Richards hopes Newcastle Falcons can emulate former club Harlequins in building a home-grown squad.
Team news as Wasps host London Irish in Sunday's Premiership fixture at Ricoh Arena (14:00 GMT).
Team news as Saracens host London Welsh in Saturday's Premiership fixture at Allianz Park (15:00 GMT).
Team news as Gloucester host Bath in Saturday's Premiership fixture at Kingsholm Stadium (17:30 GMT).
Third-top Glasgow Warriors and leaders Munster make sweeping changes for their Pro12 meeting at Scotstoun.
Wasps boss Dai Young says their move to Coventry can only help them secure regular European rugby.
Scrum V's Ross Harries catches up with Wales centre Owen Williams, whose passion for rugby endures despite suffering a serious spinal injury.
Gloucester hooker Richard Hibbard tells BBC Points West he is excited to be involved in his first West Country derby against Bath.
Team news as Northampton Saints host Leicester Tigers in Saturday's Premiership fixture at Franklin's Gardens (15:15 GMT).
Team news as Harlequins host Newcastle Falcons in Saturday's Premiership fixture at Twickenham Stoop (15:00 GMT).
Bath captain Stuart Hooper tells BBC Sport the West Country derby against Gloucester feels like a "one-off" event away from the rest of the Premiership season.
Sale Sharks director of rugby Steve Diamond tells BBC Radio Manchester how the salary cap affects the club and how it works in the Premiership.
Sale Sharks director of rugby Steve Diamond expects more players to commit their future to the club.
Back-rowers Matt Garvey, Leroy Houston and Guy Mercer all sign new contracts with Premiership side Bath.
BBC Sport's Jeremy Guscott looks ahead to Saturday's East Midlands and West Country derbies in the Premiership.
Saracens call for the Premiership wage cap to be abolished and say they have the backing of six other top-flight teams.