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PODCAST – Comprehensive Aviva Premiership preview

06 September 2013

  • The latest RFU podcast is now available to download
  • We preview the new Aviva Premiership season with 12 coaches and captains
Leicester Tigers centre Anthony Allen lifts the 2013 Aviva Premiership trophy

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Twickenham Stadium hosts the showpiece Aviva Premiership London Double Header as the top flight season gets under way this new Aviva Premiership season gets under way.

We speak to London Irish and Saracens captains Declan Danaher and Steve Borthwick, London Wasps skipper Chris Bell and Harlequins and England's Chris Robshaw.

The season officially opens at Kingston Park on Friday night, where Newcastle Falcons return to the Aviva Premiership under Dean Richards with Bath, led by Stuart Hooper, out to stop them.

Exeter Chiefs' Dean Mumm previews their clash with Northampton Saints, led again by Dylan Hartley.

And Gloucester's Director of Rugby Nigel Davies looks forward to facing Sale Sharks, led this term by Dan Briad.

Champions Leicester Tigers wait until Sunday to open their title defence at Welford Road. We talk to injured skipper Toby Flood and new Worcester Warriors boss Dean Ryan.

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