WORCESTER Warriors will kick off their 2020/21 Gallagher Premiership season with a home match against London Irish at Sixways on Saturday November 21 (kick-off 3pm).

Premiership Rugby today released the fixtures for the upcoming season, which gets underway in under two months from now, with the 19/20 season still yet to be completed due to the delayed finish. 

Warriors will entertain Bath Rugby on Saturday December 5 (kick-off 3pm) and Harlequins on New Year’s Day (kick-off 7.45pm) in the first batch of six matches which have confirmed dates and kick-off times. The Harlequins match will be screened live by BT Sport.

There are away trips to Bristol Bears at Ashton Gate on Saturday November 28 (kick-off 3pm), a Boxing Day outing to Franklin’s Gardens (kick-off 4.30pm) to play Northampton Saints in front of the BT Sport cameras and another live tv game up in Salford against Sale Sharks at the AJ Bell Stadium on Friday January 8 (kick-off 8pm).

Warriors other home matches, all with dates and kick-off times to be confirmed, are against Exeter Chiefs (January 29-31), Wasps (February 12-14), Newcastle Falcons (19-21), Bristol Bears (March 5-7), Northampton Saints (March 26-28), Sale Sharks (April 23-25), Leicester Tigers (May 28-30) and a local derby against Gloucester Rugby on June 12.

The semi-finals will be played on the weekend of June 18-19 with the final on June 26.

Announcements on the admission of spectators to matches are subject to Government advice will be made in due course.

Warriors finish their 19/20 campaign this week with their final home game tomorrow against Saracens (5.30pm KO) and then the final game of the season at Sale Sharks on Sunday (3pm KO).