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Aviva Premiership 2012/13 Fixtures Announced

Nine-time English Champions Leicester Tigers kick off new season against newly-promoted London Welsh Photo: ITV Central

Nine-time English Champions Leicester Tigers will kick off the new Aviva Premiership season with a trip to the Kassam Stadium in Oxford against newly-promoted London Welsh.

Meanwhile, Northampton Saints start their campaign away to Gloucester. Director of rugby Jim Mallinder says it's a "challenging start" for the club.

Worcester Warriors' first game is at home to Bath.

Fixtures

Round One

August 31 - September 1

Gloucester Rugby v. Northampton Saints

Worcester Warriors v. Bath Rugby

September 2

London Welsh v. Leicester Tigers, 2pm, live on Sky Sports

Round Two

September 7-9

Leicester Tigers v. Worcester Warriors

London Irish v. Gloucester Rugby

Northampton Saints v. Exeter Chiefs

Round 3

September 14-16

Bath Rugby v. Northampton Saints

Saracens v. Leicester Tigers

Worcester Warriors v. Gloucester Rugby