Premiership Rugby have today revealed the fixture list for the new season, which will start in mid-October after the group stages of the Rugby World Cup have been completed.
Here are the Round 1 fixtures:
Bristol v Bath (19:45 BST, Friday, 18 October)
Exeter v Harlequins (15:00 BST, Saturday, 19 October)
Sale v Gloucester (15:00 BST, Saturday, 19 October)
Saracens v Northampton (15:00 BST, Saturday, 19 October)
Worcester v Leicester (15:00 BST, Saturday, 19 October)
Wasps v London Irish (15:00 BST, Sunday, 20 October)
The London Double Header seems to be a thing of the past, with all of these being played at each team’s usual home ground. Harlequins will play the Leicester Tigers in this year’s Big Game at Twickenham on 28th December, whilst Saracens will face Quins at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in March.
The final round of regular season matches will be played on Saturday 6th June, with the winner crowned after the grand final on Saturday 20th June.
You can see the fixture list in full on the Premiership Rugby website here.
Let us know your thoughts on any standout fixtures, as well as the shift in the season which will run from October to June.