Exiles to start European journey in Wales

23 August 2019

The European Rugby Challenge Cup fixtures for the 2019/20 season have been announced, as London Irish prepare for their return to the European stage.

The announcement today coincides with the club exploring the opportunity of the London Irish ‘Travel with the team to Toulon’ package for the fixture at the Stade Mayol in Round 3. To register your interest in this potential package, please click here.

Declan Kidney’s side will open their account in the tournament with a trip to Parc y Scarlets to face the west Walians in Round 1 on Saturday 16 November (kick-off 8pm), with Round 2 seeing French outfit Bayonne visit the Madejski Stadium on Saturday 23 November.

Irish will then travel to RC Toulon for a tough test against the four-time Top 14 champions on Saturday 7 December. One lucky winner will get the opportunity to travel with the team and enjoy the experience of being around the squad for the weekend.

A week later sees the return fixture as RC Toulon make the journey out to Reading on Saturday 14 December.

The second weekend in the New Year ensures a fascinating match-up away to Bayonne (date to be confirmed). In the final round of pool fixtures, London Irish welcome Scarlets to the Madejski Stadium over the weekend of 16/17/18 January. Dates and times will be confirmed following the conclusion of round 4.

European Rugby Challenge Cup pool fixtures:

Scarlets v London Irish – Saturday 16 November (KO 8pm)

London Irish v Bayonne – Saturday 23 November (KO 3pm)

RC Toulon v London Irish – Saturday 7 December (KO 2pm)

London Irish v RC Toulon – Saturday 14 December (KO 3pm)

Bayonne v London Irish – 10/11/12 January (date and time to be confirmed)

London Irish v Scarlets – 17/18/19 January (date and time to be confirmed)

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