Premiership rugby have confirmed that a mouth-watering west country derby kicks off Round 7 of Premiership Rugby as all fixtures in the competition' are today announced up to the middle of February.
Bath Rugby’s short trip to Ashton Gate on Friday 29 January has been selected as the first live match on BT Sport from the round, followed on Saturday by Northampton Saints' trip to Gloucester, the weekend culminating with Wasps hosting Harlequins the next day.
Bristol Bears also get the honour of kicking-off Round 8 on Friday 5 February, this time hosting Sale Sharks, the second live match of that weekend taking place on Sunday at Kingston Park, where Newcastle Falcons host Exeter Chiefs.
Round 9 kicks off at Kingsholm Stadium on Friday 12 February, as Bristol Bears travel to take on Gloucester Rugby, with all attention on Sixways on Sunday as Wasps make the trip to take on Worcester Warriors.
Round 10 kicks-off with another cracking west country derby as Bath Rugby host Gloucester Rugby on Friday 19 February, followed by Leicester Tigers entertaining Wasps, the weekend ending with Bristol Bears making their first trip to the London Irish’s new home at the Brentford Community Stadium.