Info for Big Weekend start to league season


The RFU has confirmed the dates and kick-off times for the Greene King IPA Big Rugby Weekend which will kick off this the 2013/14 season.

Led by the Championship clubs, the double-header weekend is designed to kick-off the new season under Greene King IPA with a festival of Championship rugby, taking place at the three neutral venues of Allianz Park in North London (Saracens' home ground), Castle Park in Doncaster and Sandy Park in Exeter. The matches will form part of the 23-match league season, with points counting towards each club's final league standing.

Jersey will play Plymouth Albion at Exeter Chiefs' home ground at 1.15pm on Sunday 15th September. Sky Sports, who will extend their Championship coverage to 18 games across the 2013-14 season, will broadcast both fixtures live from Sandy Park that afternoon.

Greene King IPA Big Rugby Weekend fixtures:

Allianz Park, Saturday 14 September:
Ealing Trailfinders v London Scottish, KO 13.00
London Welsh v Bedford Blues, KO 15.15

Castle Park, Saturday 14 September:
Moseley v Rotherham Titans, KO 13.00
Nottingham v Leeds Carnegie,  KO 15.15

Sandy Park, Sunday 15 September:
Plymouth Albion v Jersey, KO 13.15
Cornish Pirates v Bristol,  KO 15.30

Tickets for the double header in the South West are now available though only through the Exeter website or by calling Sandy Park and quoting Jersey RFC as your reference to support your Club.

To buy your tickets please follow or 01392 890890 and remember quote Jersey.

Other Jersey matches:

Jersey v Leicester Tigers (sponsored by Ashburton) - tickets for this pre-season match on August 24th are now on sale, see HERE for details.

Home league games at St Peter: all home league games will be played on Saturday afternoons, kick-off times will be confirmed shortly, and individual tickets will be available soon. Season tickets are now on sale, details of these and membership renewal can be found HERE.

Away matches: we are still awaiting confirmation of dates and kick-off times for some of our away fixtures - full info will be revealed as soon as it's been received. Due to a scheduling error by the RFU, Jersey's away game against London Welsh has now been moved back one week to the weekend of Saturday 12th April, all other fixtures remain on the originally-announced weekends, as announced HERE.

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