Northampton Saints

To some choosing Dylan Hartley as captain will appear crazy while to others it is inspired choice. Ultimately the opinion of those outside of England's camp matters little, instead it will be about how this England squad responds to their new captain and how their captain embraces the honour, and pressure, that has been bestowed on his shoulders.
If being one of the most celebrated members of the England Rugby team wasn't enough, it transpires that bulky prop Alex Corbisiero
For England's domestic rugby fans today is that day, rugby's Christmas Day and in a few short hours the Northampton Saints and Gloucester Rugby will kick off the 2014/15 Aviva Premiership Season.