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Northampton crashed to a second consecutive Heineken Cup defeat and to the brink of elimination after losing 28-23 to Scarlets on Friday.
Fly-half Dan Parks kicked 14 points as Cardiff Blues made it two wins from two in the Heineken Cup with a 24-18 win over 14-man London Irish.
Harlequins star Mike Brown believes the unbeaten Londoners cannot allow themselves to be carried away by their scintillating early-season form.
Leicester captain Geordan Murphy will equal the club's Heineken Cup appearance record of 69 against Ulster on Saturday (kick-off 6pm).
Greg Goosen and Alex Tait will both start for Newcastle in Saturday's Amlin Challenge Cup away to reigning Italian champions Petrarca (2pm).
Former Springbok captain John Smit will make his first start for Saracens in Saturday's Heineken Cup clash in Biarritz (1.30pm).
Rob Baxter insists that Cavalieri Prato are potentially "a dangerous proposition" for his Exeter team in Sunday's Amlin Challenge Cup clash.
London Irish's England centre Shontayne Hape has received a four-week ban after admitting making a dangerous tackle against Edinburgh.
Saracens have scrapped plans to play their home Heineken Cup game against Biarritz in Cape Town.
Cardiff Blues forwards coach Justin Burnell has warned his side they will have to "go up another gear" when London Irish visit on Friday.
Northampton director of rugby Jim Mallinder has made no changes for Friday's Heineken Cup Round Two fixture against the Scarlets.
London Irish have made wholesale changes for Friday's must-win Heineken Cup Pool 2 clash at Cardiff Blues (kick-off 8pm).
Saracens hooker Schalk Brits has been banned for three weeks after admitting committing a dangerous tackle against Treviso last Sunday.
Northampton chairman Leon Barwell insists he is determined to hold on to the club's rugby director Jim Mallinder.
London Wasps have signed Namibia's star flanker Tinus du Plessis until the end of the season, with an option for a further two seasons.
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