The Gallagher Premiership starts in less than two months and Last Word on Rugby brings you the full list of fixtures with all the information you need to know ahead the 24th campaign of the top flight.
Gallagher Premiership’s 24th campaign
Harlequins and Exeter Chiefs have been handed the honour of kicking off the 2020/21 Gallagher Premiership rugby season.
The two sides will meet on Friday 20 November at the Twickenham Stoop in front of BT Sport cameras, the first game of a campaign that will end with the Grand Final on Saturday 26 June.
The match at the Stoop is one of two on the first Friday night of the season as Steve Diamond’s Sale Sharks will also take centre stage, entertaining Northampton Saints at the AJ Bell Stadium.
Both Harlequins and Northampton Saints will pass significant milestones in this season, with both set to play their 500th Premiership matches, joining a select band of six other clubs who have already reached the mark.
Newly-promoted Newcastle Falcons are welcomed back to Gallagher Premiership rugby with a trip to the Recreation Ground on Saturday 21 November, kicking off the day at 12.30pm.
The Falcons clash is followed by Leicester Tigers v Gloucester Rugby and London Irish making the trip to Worcester Warriors.
The first round of Gallagher Premiership rugby culminates at the Ricoh Arena on Sunday 22 November where the BT Sport cameras will screen their match against Pat Lam’s Bristol Bears.
London Irish will celebrate an historic day for the club in Round 2 when they will host their first match at the new Brentford Community Stadium, when they entertain Leicester Tigers live on BT Sport on Sunday 29 November. The Brentford Community Stadium will become the 39th different venue to stage a Premiership match.
The Exiles’ home opener brings the curtain down on Round 2, the first match being on Friday 27 November as Sale Sharks make their only trip north of the season, taking on Newcastle Falcons at Kingston Park.
We have four matches on Saturday 28 November, Northampton Saints hosting Harlequins, Bristol Bears entertaining Worcester Warriors, Exeter Chiefs taking on Bath Rugby and Wasps making the journey to Kingsholm to face Gloucester.
Today’s announcement sees the confirmed fixtures for the first six rounds of Gallagher Premiership rugby, taking us to start of January. Rounds 7-22 are subject to live TV selections.
The Premiership Rugby Cup will be staged as a midweek competition in the 2020-21 season, starting after the Six Nations, with matches live on BT Sport.
Full Gallagher Premier fixture list
KICK OFF DATE TIME HOME AWAY STADIUM BROADCASTER
Friday 20 November 19.45 Harlequins Exeter Chiefs Stoop BT Sport
Friday 20 November 20.00 Sale Sharks Northampton AJ Bell
Saturday 21 November 12.30 Bath Newcastle Rec
Saturday 21 November 15.00 Leicester Gloucester Welford Road
Saturday 21 November 15.00 Worcester London Irish Sixways
Sunday 22 November 13.00 Wasps Bristol Bears Ricoh Arena BT Sport
Friday 27 November 19.45 Newcastle Sale Sharks Kingston Park BT Sport
Saturday 28 November 14.00 Northampton Harlequins Franklin’s Gardens
Saturday 28 November 15.00 Bristol Bears Worcester Ashton Gate
Saturday 28 November 15.00 Exeter Chiefs Bath Sandy Park
Saturday 28 November 15.00 Gloucester Wasps Kingsholm
Sunday 29 November 16.15 London Irish Leicester Brentford Community Stadium BT Sport
Friday 4 December 19.45 Bristol Bears Northampton Ashton Gate BT Sport
Saturday 5 December 15.00 Leicester Exeter Chiefs Welford Road
Saturday 5 December 15.00 Wasps Newcastle Ricoh Arena
Saturday 5 December 15.00 Worcester Bath Sixways
Sunday 6 December 14.30 London Irish Sale Sharks Brentford Community Stadium
Sunday 6 December 16.15 Gloucester Harlequins Kingsholm BT Sport
Saturday 26 December 14.00 Bath London Irish Rec
Saturday 26 December 14.00 Harlequins Bristol Bears Stoop BT Sport
Saturday 26 December 14.00 Newcastle Leicester Kingston Park
Saturday 26 December 15.00 Exeter Chiefs Gloucester Sandy Park
Saturday 26 December 16.30 Northampton Worcester Franklin’s Gardens BT Sport
Sunday 27 December 15.00 Sale Sharks Wasps AJ Bell BT Sport
Friday 1 January 19.45 Worcester Harlequins Sixways BT Sport
Friday 1 January 19.45 Bristol Bears Newcastle Ashton Gate
Saturday 2 January 14.00 Wasps Exeter Chiefs Ricoh Arena BT Sport
Saturday 2 January 16.30 Gloucester Sale Sharks Kingsholm BT Sport
Sunday 3 January 14.30 London Irish Northampton Brentford Community Stadium
Sunday 3 January 15.00 Leicester Tigers Bath Welford Road BT Sport
Friday 8 January 19.45 Bath Wasps Rec BT Sport
Friday 8 January 20.00 Sale Sharks Worcester AJ Bell
Saturday 9 January 14.00 Exeter Chiefs Bristol Bears Sandy Park BT Sport
Saturday 9 January 15.00 Newcastle Gloucester Kingston Park
Saturday 9 January 16.30 Northampton Leicester Franklin’s Gardens BT Sport
Sunday 10 January 15.00 Harlequins London Irish Stoop BT Sport
29,30,31 January TBC Bristol Bears Bath Ashton Gate
29,30,31 January TBC Gloucester Northampton Kingsholm
29,30,31 January TBC Leicester Tigers Sale Sharks Welford Road
29,30,31 January TBC London Irish Newcastle Brentford Community Stadium
29,30,31 January TBC Wasps Harlequins Ricoh Arena
29,30,31 January TBC Worcester Exeter Chiefs Sixways
5,6,7 February TBC Bath Harlequins Rec
5,6,7 February TBC Bristol Bears Sale Sharks Ashton Gate
5,6,7 February TBC Leicester Tigers Worcester Welford Road
5,6,7 February TBC London Irish Gloucester Brentford Community Stadium
5,6,7 February TBC Newcastle Exeter Chiefs Kingston Park
5,6,7 February TBC Wasps Northampton Ricoh Arena
12,13,14 February TBC Exeter Chiefs London Irish Sandy Park
12,13,14 February TBC Gloucester Bristol Bears Kingsholm
12,13,14 February TBC Harlequins Leicester Stoop
12,13,14 February TBC Northampton Newcastle Franklin’s Gardens
12,13,14 February TBC Sale Sharks Bath AJ Bell
12,13,14 February TBC Worcester Wasps Sixways
All fixtures scheduled for 19,20,21 February with kick-offs yet to be confirmed – subject to broadcast coverage.
- Bath vs Gloucester
- Exeter vs Northampton
- Harlequins vs Sale
- Leicester vs Wasps
- London Irish vs Bristol
- Worcester vs Newcastle
All fixtures scheduled for 26,27,28 February with kick-offs yet to be confirmed – subject to broadcast coverage.
- Bristol vs Leicester
- Gloucester vs Worcester
- Newcastle vs Harlequins
- Northampton vs Bath
- Sale vs Exeter
- Wasps vs London Irish
All fixtures scheduled for 5,6,7 March with kick-offs to be confirmed – subject to broadcast coverage.
- Bath vs Exeter
- Harlequins vs Northampton
- Leicester vs London Irish
- Sale vs Newcastle
- Wasps vs Gloucester
- Worcester vs Bristol
All fixtures scheduled for 12,13,14 March with kick-offs to be confirmed – subject to broadcast coverage.
- Bristol vs Wasps
- Exeter vs Harlequins
- Gloucester vs Leicester
- London Irish vs Worcester
- Newcastle vs Bath
- Northampton vs Sale
All fixtures scheduled for 19,20,21 March with kick-offs to be confirmed – subject to broadcast coverage.
- Bath vs Worcester
- Exeter vs Leicester
- Harlequins vs Gloucester
- Newcastle vs wasps
- Northampton vs Bristol
- Sale vs London Irish
All fixtures scheduled for26,27,28 March with kick-offs to be confirmed – subject to broadcast coverage.
- Bristol vs Harlequins
- Gloucester vs Exeter
- Leicester vs Newcastle
- London Irish vs Bath
- Wasps vs Sale
- Worcester vs Northampton
All fixtures scheduled for 16,17,18 April with kick-offs to be confirmed – subject to broadcast coverage.
- Bath vs Leicester
- Exeter vs Wasps
- Harlequins vs Worcester
- Newcastle vs Bristol
- Northampton vs London Irish
- Sale vs Gloucester
All fixtures scheduled for 23,24,25 April with kick-offs to be confirmed – subject to broadcast coverage.
- Bristol vs Exeter
- Gloucester vs Newcastle
- Leicester vs Northampton
- London Irish vs Harlequins
- Wasps vs Bath
- Worcester vs Sale
All fixtures scheduled for 7,8,9 May with kick-offs to be confirmed – subject to broadcast coverage.
- Bath vs Bristol
- Exeter vs Worcester
- Harlequins vs Wasps
- Newcastle vs London Irish
- Northampton vs Gloucester
- Sale vs Leicester
All fixtures scheduled for 14,15,16 May with kick-offs to be confirmed – subject to broadcast coverage.
- Bath vs Sale
- Bristol vs Gloucester
- Leicester vs Harlequins
- London Irish vs Exeter
- Newcastle vs Northampton
- Wasps vs Worcester
All fixtures scheduled for 28,29,30 May with kick-offs to be confirmed – subject to broadcast coverage.
- Exeter vs Newcastle
- Gloucester vs London Irish
- Harlequins vs Bath
- Northampton vs Wasps
- Sale vs Bristol
- Worcester vs Leicester
All fixtures scheduled for 4,5,6 June with kick-offs to be confirmed – subject to broadcast coverage.
- Gloucester vs Bath
- Leicester vs Bristol
- London Irish vs Wasps
- Newcastle vs Worcester
- Northampton vs Exeter
- Sale vs Harlequins
All fixtures to be scheduled for 12 June with kick-offs to be confirmed – subject to broadcast coverage.
- Bath vs Northampton
- Bristol vs London Irish
- Exeter vs Sale
- Harlequins vs Newcastle
- Wasps vs Leicester
- Worcester vs Gloucester
The Gallagher Premiership Semi-finals will be played on 18 and 19 June with the final on June 26.
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