As a schoolboy Lewis Ludlam vowed he would play for England - and that he would give his teacher tickets.
Northampton Saints sign hooker Michael van Vuuren from Premiership rivals Bath.
The 2019-20 Premiership season will start with Bristol hosting West Country rivals Bath on Friday, 18 October.
"Suppressing the physical domination" of Exeter and Saracens is key to ending their Premiership stranglehold, says Chris Boyd.
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