Jersey RFC have confirmed the details of home matches in the Greene King IPA Championship for the coming season.
The majority of the Islanders' home matches at St Peter will be in the traditional Saturday afternoon slot, but three games will take place on Fridays:
"We had our first Friday home game last season in the Cup against Plymouth Albion, and it was a successful experiment which our regular supporters enjoyed, alongside a lot of new faces," said Chairman Bill Dempsey.
"The Nottingham and London Scottish games have been arranged so that our supporters who may be away for the half-term or Easter breaks can attend before they leave the Island, while the timing of the Nottingham game will also avoid clashing with the Rugby World Cup semi-finals that weekend.
"Like many clubs, our crowds for Saturday home games in December have been below average, so the game against Ealing Trailfinders will be the centrepiece of a Christmas party night at the club which should provide a great way to kick off the festive season."
Exact kick-off times for two home league games remain to be confirmed: Doncaster Knights on Saturday January 2nd and London Welsh on Saturday February 27th.
There is no official confirmation of the draw for the six groups of the British & Irish Cup, although Jersey anticipate that the club's three home Cup ties will take place on Saturday afternoons in the first, fourth and fifth rounds of the B&I group stage.
Most of Jersey's away fixtures have been confirmed by the host club - where this is the case, the details are included on the JRFC fixture list. Remaining fixtures are expected to be confirmed shortly.
Jersey RFC fixtures 2015/16 - (GKIPA Championship except where marked)
HOME games in CAPITALS - w/e = weekend - * = pre-season
Sat Aug 8 PLYMOUTH ALBION * 5pm
Sat Aug 15 SCARLETS * 4pm
Sat Aug 22 BLACKHEATH * 4.30pm
Sun Sept 6 Yorkshire Carnegie 3pm
Sat Sept 12 CORNISH PIRATES 3pm
Sat Sept 19 Doncaster Knights 2.30pm
Sat Sept 26 BRISTOL 3pm
Sat Oct 3 Moseley 3pm
Sat Oct 10 BEDFORD BLUES 2.45pm
w/e Oct 16-18 London Welsh tbc
Fri Oct 23 NOTTINGHAM 7.45pm
w/e Oct 31 Free weekend (World Cup Final)
Sat Nov 7 London Scottish tbc
Sat Nov 14 B&I CUP ROUND 1 (h - ko tbc)
w/e Nov 20-22 B&I Cup Round 2 (a)
Sat Nov 28 Rotherham Titans 2pm
Fri Dec 4 EALING TRAILFINDERS 7.45pm
w/e Dec 11-13 B&I Cup Rd 3 (a)
Sat Dec 19 B&I CUP ROUND 4 (h - ko tbc)
Sun Dec 27 Cornish Pirates 2pm
Sat Jan 2 DONCASTER KNIGHTS tbc
w/e Jan 9 Free weekend
Sat Jan 16 B&I CUP ROUND 5 (h - ko tbc)
w/e Jan 22-24 B&I Cup Rd 6 (a)
Sun Jan 31 Bristol 3pm
Sat Feb 6 MOSELEY 3pm
Sat Feb 13 Bedford 3pm
w/e Feb 20 Free weekend
Sat Feb 27 LONDON WELSH tbc
Fri Mar 4 Nottingham 7.45pm
w/e Mar 11-13 B&I Quarter-Final
w/e Mar 18-20 B&I Semi-Final
Fri Mar 25 LONDON SCOTTISH (Easter) 3pm
Sat Apr 2 ROTHERHAM TITANS 3pm
w/e Apr 8-10 B&I Final
Sat Apr 16 Ealing Trailfinders 3pm
Sat Apr 23 YORKSHIRE CARNEGIE 3pm
w/e Apr 30 Free weekend
Sat May 7 Guernsey (Siam Cup) tbc
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