WORCESTER Warriors’ have been pitted against local rivals Gloucester in Pool Four of the 2015/16 European Rugby Challenge Cup.
Dean Ryan’s men, who have returned to European rugby following their promotion to the Aviva Premiership, will face last season’s champions home and away as they bid to make their mark in the competition.
The draw, which took place on Wednesday, has also handed Warriors’ supporters trips to France and Italy where their side will take on La Rochelle and Zebre respectively.
Worcester have not progressed passed the group stages since 2009 when Bourgoin denied them a place in a second successive final.
The European Rugby Challenge Cup Draw in full…
Newport Gwent Dragons
Round 1: 12/13/14/15 November
Round 2: 19/20/21/22 November
Round 3: 10/11/12/13 December
Round 4: 17/18/19/20 December
Round 5: 14/15/16/17 January 2016
Round 6: 21/22/23/24 January 2016
Quarter-finals: 7/8/9/10 April 2016
Semi-finals: 22/23/24 April 2016
Finals: 13/14 May 2016