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Season Opener At Sandy Park Confirmed

Published on 05th July 2013 by Tom Tainton

Clash to be televised on Sky Sports HD

Bristol Rugby’s Greene King IPA Championship opener versus Cornish Pirates will be televised on Sky Sports HD, after the RFU confirmed the dates and kick-off times on Friday.

Andy Robinson’s men will play the Pirates at Exeter’s Sandy Park on Sunday, 15 September (3.30pm KO).

The match will form part of the twenty-three league round season, with points counting towards the Club's final league standing.

The double-header weekend is designed to kick-off the new season with a festival of Championship rugby, taking place at the three neutral venues of Allianz Park, Castle Park and Sandy Park.

Greene King IPA double-header 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 Rugby v Leeds Carnegie, KO 15.15

Sandy Park, Sunday 15 September (both fixtures selected to be televised by Sky Sports HD:
Plymouth Albion v Jersey RFC, KO 13.15
Cornish Pirates v Bristol Rugby, KO 15.30

Tickets information for the fixture will be released in due course.