The European Challenge Cup fixtures for the 2020/21 season have been confirmed by European Rugby, with London Irish set to face two French opposition in the pool stages, both home and away.
The Exiles travel to Stade Armandie on Saturday 12 December to take on Agen in the opening weekend of action.
Round 2 sees Top 14 outfit Pau become the first European side to visit the Brentford Community Stadium on Sunday 20 December.
In the New Year, Irish travel to Pau for the reverse fixture on Friday 15 January for Round 3, before the final round of group fixtures sees the Exiles host Agen on Saturday 23 January.
European Challenge Cup fixtures (all kick-off times are local times):
Saturday 12 December – Agen v London Irish (kick-off 3pm)
Sunday 20 December – London Irish v Pau (kick-off 3pm)
Friday 15 January – Pau v London Irish (kick-off 6:30pm, live on beIN Sports)
Saturday 23 January – London Irish v Agen (kick-off 3pm)