Harlequins to host Exeter Chiefs in 2020/21 Premiership season opener

Exeter Chiefs will play the opening game of the season
Exeter Chiefs will play the opening game of the season
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The 2020/21 season of the Premiership will kick-off on 20th November when Harlequins hosting Exeter Chiefs in the opening fixture of the tournament.

The same day will also see Sale Sharks hosting Northampton Saints while 21st November on Saturday will see three games with Bath Rugby, Leicester Tigers and Worcester Warriors locking horns with Newcastle Falcons, Gloucester Rugby and London Irish respectively.

The final game of the opening round will see Wasps hosting Bristol Bears on 22nd November Sunday.

The final round of the league stage will be played on 4th May while the semi-final to be played on 18th/19th May next year with the final a week later.

London Irish will play their hope game at Brentford Community Stadium which will also become the 39th venue to host a Premiership game.

The Premiership Rugby Cup will be staged as a midweek competition in the 2020/21 season, starting after the Six Nations.

Opening Round Fixtures:

20th November

Harlequins v Exeter Chiefs
Sale Sharks v Northampton Saints

21st November

Bath v Newcastle Falcons
Leicester Tigers v Gloucester
Worcester Warriors v London Irish

22nd November

Wasps v Bristol Bears

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