17th Jan, 2019

Warriors to face Newcastle away in curtain-raising Premiership clash

Aaron Wise 7th Jul, 2017 Updated: 7th Jul, 2017

 

WARRIORS face a mouth-watering trip to director of rugby Gary Gold’s former club Newcastle Falcons in the opening round of the 2017/18 Aviva Premiership.

Following the curtain-raising clash at Kingston Park on Friday, September 1, Worcester face back-to-back home games against West Midlands rivals Wasps on Sunday, September 10 and reigning Premiership champions Exeter Chiefs on Friday, September 15, before a trip to Kingsholm to take on neighbours Gloucester on Friday, September 22.

The Christmas period will see the club welcome newboys London Irish to Sixways on either December 22, 23 or 24, before travelling to European champions Saracens on either December 29, 30 or 31.

Warriors’ final home game will be against Harlequins on either April 27, 28 or 29, before the club end the season with a trip to Franklin’s Gardens to face Northampton Saints on Saturday, May 5.

 

Fixture list in full:

Warriors 2017/18 Aviva Premiership fixtures (Kick-off times post Round Ten TBC)

Friday 1 September | Newcastle Falcons vs Warriors | Kingston Park | Kick-off 7.45pm

Sunday 10 September | Warriors vs Wasps | Sixways | Kick-off 3pm (live on BT Sport)

Friday 15 September | Warriors vs Exeter Chiefs | Sixways | Kick-off 7.45pm

Friday 22 September | Gloucester Rugby vs Warriors | Kingsholm | Kick-off 7.45pm (live on BT Sport)

Friday 29 September | Warriors vs Saracens | Sixways | Kick-off 7.45pm

Saturday 7 October | Bath Rugby vs Warriors | The Rec | Kick-off 3pm

Saturday 28 October | Harlequins vs Warriors | Twickenham Stoop | Kick-off 3pm

Saturday 18 November | Warriors vs Northampton Saints | Sixways | Kick-off 3pm

Friday 24 November | Leicester Tigers vs Warriors | Welford Road | Kick-off 7.45pm (live on BT Sport)

Friday 1 December | Warriors vs Sale Sharks | Sixways | Kick-off 7.45pm

22/23/24 December | Warriors vs London Irish | Sixways

29/30/31 December | Saracens vs Warriors | Allianz Park

5/6/7 January | Warriors vs Bath Rugby | Sixways

9/10/11 February | Exeter Chiefs vs Warriors | Sandy Park

16/17/18 February | Warriors vs Gloucester Rugby | Sixways

23/24/25 February | London Irish vs Warriors | Madejski Stadium

2/3/4 March | Warriors vs Leicester Tigers | Sixways

23/24/25 March | Sale Sharks vs Warriors | AJ Bell Stadium

6/7/8 April | Warriors vs Newcastle Falcons | Sixways

13/14/15 April | Wasps vs Warriors | Ricoh Arena

27/28/29 April | Warriors vs Harlequins | Sixways

Saturday 5 May | Northampton Saints vs Warriors | Franklin’s Gardens

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