Nottingham Rugby will begin their 2017/18 league campaign with a trip to local rivals Rotherham Titans, as this season’s Greene King IPA Championship fixtures were announced earlier today.
The Green and Whites will travel to Clifton Lane on the weekend of 1st September, before opening their home campaign at The Bay, against Yorkshire Carnegie, the following week.
Over the festive period, a visit to Headingley Stadium then beckons for a Christmas fixture against Yorkshire Carnegie, followed by the Green and Whites hosting a New Year’s home clash with London Scottish, from 29thDecember.
Nottingham have to wait until their penultimate home fixture to welcome promotion favourites and last season’s relegated Premiership side Bristol to Lady Bay, on the weekend of 6th April, before heading to the Channel Islands to face Jersey Reds for their final away trip of the campaign.
The Green and Whites then round off the season, as it began, with a local derby, as Rotherham visit The Bay on the weekend of 27th April.
|Competition/Round||W/E Commencing||Team – Home (H) & Away (A)|
|Champ R1||1st Sep 2017||Rotherham Titans (A)|
|Champ R2||8th Sep 2017||Yorkshire Carnegie (H)|
|Champ R3||15th Sep 2017||London Scottish (A)|
|Champ R4||22nd Sep 2017||Doncaster Knights(A)|
|Champ R5||29th Sep 2017||Hartpury (H)|
|Champ R6||6th Oct 2017||Cornish Pirates (A)|
|Champ R7||27th Oct 2017||Richmond (H)|
|Champ R8||10th Nov 2017||Bedford Blues (A)|
|Champ R9||17th Nov 2017||Ealing Trailfinders (H)|
|Champ R10||24th Nov 2017||Bristol (A)|
|Champ R11||1st Dec 2017||Jersey Reds (H)|
|Champ R12||22nd Dec 2017||Yorkshire Carnegie (A)|
|Champ R13||29th Dec 2017||London Scottish (H)|
|Champ R14||26th Jan 2018||Doncaster Knights (H)|
|Champ R15||9th Feb 2018||Hartpury (A)|
|Champ R16||16th Feb 2018||Cornish Pirates (H)|
|Champ R17||2nd Mar 2018||Richmond (A)|
|Champ R18||16th Mar 2018||Bedford Blues (H)|
|Champ R19||23rd Mar 2018||Ealing Trailfinders (A)|
|Champ R20||6th Apr 2018||Bristol (H)|
|Champ R21||13th Apr 2018||Jersey Reds (A)|
|Champ R22||27th Apr 2018||Rotherham Titans (H)|
Confirmed dates and kick-off times for each fixture, along with British & Irish Cup details, will follow in due course. Keep your eye of the club’s website and social media for all the latest updates.
2017/18 Season Tickets remain on sale throughout the summer, with juniors qualifying for a free season ticket and adult prices averaging at less than £11.00 per game. Please click here for more information, or call the club office on 0115 907 0070.