Premiership Rugby Fixtures announced

Premiership Rugby

The fixtures for the new season of Premiership Rugby have been announced today.

The English league kicks off with Gloucester hosting champions Exeter, and Newcastle v Worcester on Friday 1st September. Saracens v Northampton and Leicester v Bath look like the standout fixtures in Round 1.

Here are the first round of matches:

Friday, 1 September
Gloucester v Exeter Chiefs (19:45 BST)
Newcastle Falcons v Worcester Warriors (19:45 BST)

Saturday, 2 September
Saracens v Northampton Saints (14:00 BST)
Wasps v Sale Sharks (15:00 BST)
London Irish v Harlequins (16:30 BST)

Sunday, 3 September
Leicester Tigers v Bath (15:00 BST)

For the full season of fixtures, take a look at the Premiership Rugby website.