Contracts, new laws and a complete Premiership season preview

The Ruck returns for a brand new season as Owen Slot welcomes Stephen Jones, from The Sunday Times, Alex Lowe from The Times and Adam Hathaway, "Rugby's premier greyhound owner".

In this weeks show the panel discuss England's "ridiculous" tour to Argentina. (02:00) There are reflections on the opening weekend (8:00) including debate as to whether Leicester have redesigned the way they play (9:00) Stephen asks do the new rules send premiership rugby closer to super rugby? (10:00) Alex Lowe summarises the new rules (12:00) then basks in his recent cricket performance against the RFU (15.00)

Then from (17:00) the whole season is mapped out and predicted with the panel debating what the final table will look like.

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