Jul 03, 2015
2015%2f16 Premiership fixtures announced
The fixtures for the 2015/16 Aviva Premiership have been announced at today's official season launch from London’s BT Tower.
Notable dates include Saracens’ season opener against Sale Sharks on Saturday October 17, a trip to Twickenham for the London Double Header in round five against Worcester Warriors on November 28 and another Wembley clash against Harlequins on April 16.
Saracens will begin their defence of the Aviva Premiership title at Allianz Park, with a home clash against Sale Sharks on Saturday October 17. The game will kick-off at 14h00 with the Rugby World Cup quarter-finals taking place later that day at Twickenham (kick-off 16h00) and the Millennium Stadium (kick-off 20h00), respectively.
A week later Mark McCall’s side will travel to the West Country to face Gloucester Rugby at Kingsholm on Friday evening, live on BT Sport. In round three, Saracens will welcome a new-look London Irish side to north London on Saturday October 31, with the game kicking off at 13h00 on the day of the World Cup final. Round four sees Saracens travel to Franklin’s Gardens to face Northampton Saints.
The Aviva Premiership will then takes a two week break as Saracens head into European Champions Cup action.
After Sarries European excursions the reigning Premiership champions will return to Twickenham Stadium for the first time since the club’s Premiership win to face newly-promoted Worcester Warriors in the London Double Header on Saturday November 26, kick-off 15h15.
A week later Saracens travel up to Kingston Park to face the Newcastle Falcons in round six of the Aviva Premiership before a Champions Cup fortnight.
A busy festive period sees the Allianz Park outfit travel to Coventry just after Christmas to face Wasps in round seven, before welcoming Leicester Tigers to north London in the New Year.
After Saracens’ trip to The Stoop to take on Harlequins in round nine, the Aviva Premiership will once again take a break for the European Champions Cup for two weeks.
As January draws to a close, Saracens tackle Bath Rugby at Allianz Park in a repeat of last season’s Aviva Premiership Final. In February, Saracens travel to Exeter Chiefs in round 11, before home games against Wasps and Gloucester Rugby, plus an away trip to Sale Sharks in round 14.
In round 15 Saracens face Northampton Saints at Allianz Park, before away trips to London Irish and Leicester Tigers, in round 16 and 17 respectively.
Round 18 sees Saracens welcome Exeter Chiefs to Allianz Park in a repeat of last season’s LV=Cup final, before Mark McCall’s charges face Bath Rugby in April.
After a week’s break for European Champions Cup Quarter Final weekend, April sees Saracens decamp from Allianz Park across north London to Wembley Stadium for the club’s annual fixture at the National Stadium. Once again Sarries will face London rivals Harlequins at Wembley, in round 20 of the Premiership.
After a break for the European Champions Cup semi-finals, Saracens will finish the season with a home game in round 22 against Newcastle and a trip to Sixways Stadium to face Worcester Warriors on the final day of the regular season.
2015/16 Season Fixture List
(Rounds 1-6 of Aviva Premiership confirmed for TV schedules)
Week 1: Saracens vs Sale Sharks
Aviva Premiership Round 1: Saturday 17 October 2015 14.00 at Allianz Park
Week 2: Gloucester vs Saracens
Aviva Premiership Round 2: Friday 23 October 2015 19.45 at Kingsholm (Live on BT Sport)
Week 3: Saracens vs London Irish
Aviva Premiership Round 3: Saturday 31 October 13.00 at Allianz Park
Week 4: Northampton Saints vs Saracens
Aviva Premiership Round 4: Saturday 07 November 2015 15.00 at Franklin's Gardens
Week 5: TBC
European Champions Cup Round 1: Saturday 14 November 2015
Week 6: TBC
European Champions Cup Round 2: Saturday 21 November 2015
Week 7: Saracens vs Worcester Warriors
Aviva Premiership Round 5: Saturday 28 November 2015, 15.15 at Twickenham Stadium (Live on BT Sport)
Week 8: Newcastle Falcons vs Saracens
Aviva Premiership Round 6: Sunday 06 December 2015 15.00 at Kingston Park (Live on BT Sport)
Week 9: TBC
European Champions Cup Round 3: Saturday 12 December 2015
Week 10: TBC
European Champions Cup Round 4: Saturday 19 December
Week 11: Wasps vs Saracens
Aviva Premiership Round 7: Sunday 27 December 2015, 15.00 at Ricoh Arena
Week 12: Saracens vs Leicester Tigers
Aviva Premiership Round 8: Saturday 02 January 2016 15.00, Allianz Park
Week 13: Harlequins vs Saracens
Aviva Premiership Round 9: Saturday 09 January 2016 15.00 at Twickenham Stoop
Week 14: TBC
European Champions Cup Round 5: Saturday 16 January 2016
Week 15: TBC
European Champions Cup Round 6: Saturday 23 January 2016
Week 16: Saracens vs Bath Rugby
Aviva Premiership Round 10: Saturday 30 January 2016 15.00 at Allianz Park
Week 17: Exeter Chiefs vs Saracens
Aviva Premiership Round 11: Saturday 06 February 2016 15.00 at Sandy Park
Week 18: Saracens vs Wasps
Aviva Premiership Round 12: Saturday 13 February 2016 15.00 at Allianz Park
Week 19: Saracens vs Gloucester Rugby
Aviva Premiership Round 13: Saturday 20 February 2016 15.00 at Allianz Park
Week 20: Sale Sharks vs Saracens
Aviva Premiership Round 14: Saturday 27 February 2016 14.30 at AJ Bell Stadium
Week 21: Saracens vs Northampton Saints
Aviva Premiership Round 15: Saturday 05 March 2016, 15.00 at Allianz Park
Week 22 : London Irish vs Saracens
Aviva Premiership Round 16: Saturday 12 March 2016 15.00 at Madejski Stadium
Week 23: Leicester Tigers vs Saracens
Aviva Premiership Round 17: Saturday 19 March 2016 15.00 at Welford Road
Week 24: Saracens vs Exeter Chiefs
Aviva Premiership Round 18: Saturday 26 March 2016 15.00 at Allianz Park
Week 25 : Bath Rugby vs Saracens
Aviva Premiership Round 19: Saturday 02 April 2016 15.15 at The Rec
Week 26: TBC
European Champions Cup QF: TBC
Week 27: Saracens vs Harlequins
Aviva Premiership Round 20: Saturday 16 April 2016 15.00 at Wembley Stadium
Week 28: TBC
European Champions Cup SF: TBC
Week 29: Saracens vs Newcastle Falcons
Aviva Premiership Round 21: Saturday 30 April 2016 15.00 at Allianz Park
Week 30: Worcester Warriors vs Saracens
Aviva Premiership Round 22: Saturday 07 May 2016 15.00 at Sixways
Week 31: TBC
European Champions Cup Final: Saturday 14 May 2016
Week 32: TBC
Aviva Premiership Semi Final: Saturday 21 May 2016
Week 33: TBC
Aviva Premiership Final; Saturday 28 May 2016 at Twickenham Stadium