Hold tight, because this is set to be the toughest campaign yet…
Bristol Bears v Bath, Friday 31 August, 7pm, BT Sport 1/HD (CH 531/527)
As summer turns into autumn, it can mean one thing and one thing only: Premiership Rugby is back!
Over the next nine months you will witness sporting drama on an epic scale, live on BT Sport. And the fuse is lit in style this weekend with four mouth-watering matches featuring some of the game’s biggest clubs.
Friday night sees newly promoted Bristol Bears take on local rivals Bath, before Saturday brings Gloucester against Northampton Saints and Exeter Chiefs versus Leicester Tigers in an unmissable double header. Finally, wrap up the opening weekend with a must-watch clash between Newcastle Falcons and defending champions Saracens.
This is a competition that delivers mud, sweat and tears week in, week out. And what will enhance your enjoyment of the brand new season even more? Arming yourself with these all-important numbers before it gets under way…
All the numbers you need to know ahead of the new season!
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