London Irish will return to domestic rugby flying high, insists hooker Jimmy Stevens, after they picked up a major European scalp last week.
The Exiles backed up their ten-try thrashing of Italian outfit Rovigo by heading to France and beating Grenoble 25-15 - even collecting a bonus point to preserve their perfect start to the European Rugby Challenge Cup.
Brian Smith has made one change to his starting XV from the side that played against Leicester Tigers last weekend for this afternoon's Aviva Premiership match with Northampton Saints at Madejski Stadium (kick-off 3pm).
London Irish captain George Skivington will lead a new-look team at Twickenham thsi afternoon as they open their Aviva Premiership campaign against Harlequins in the London Double Header.
The starting line-up for the 4.30pm
London Irish have contracted seven players to their senior academy programme for the 2014/15 season.
Ollie Adams, Theo Vukasinovic, Ollie Curry, Connor Murphy, Harry Lightfoot-Brown, Ross Neal and Cameron Cowell will join Tom Smallbone, Gerard
The Advertiser, in association with Green Flag, is giving away one pair of tickets to Wasps versus London Welsh on Sunday, November 16.
The match is the final Aviva Premiership match Wasps will play at
Richard Kinsey remains phlegmatic as he sets about the task of revamping and re-energising the playing structure and confidence levels at Marlow RFC.
He is also brutally honest about where the team are at present.
Thames Valley Police Rugby will play their first cup fixture against Sussex Police at Maidenhead RFC's Braywick Ground tomorrow (Wednesday) (5.30pm kick-off).
The force's rugby section has been in the doldrums in recent years