Wednesday, 10th July 2019 @ 11:00
Premiership Rugby have confirmed Harlequins’ Gallagher Premiership fixtures for the new season, beginning with an away match against last season’s finalists Exeter Chiefs.
Quins will kick-off their 2019/20 Gallagher Premiership campaign at Sandy Park on Saturday 19th October (kick-off: 15:00), in a delayed start to the league campaign due to the Rugby World Cup in Japan.
The team will then return to south west London for their first home league match of the season on Saturday 26th October against Bristol Bears (kick-off: 15:00) – a fixture in which Quins secured a try-scoring bonus point last year.
In Round 3, Quins head to Franklin’s Gardens to face Northampton Saints on Friday 1st November (kick-off: 19:45, live on BT Sport).
Next up, the squad head back to The Stoop to play Worcester Warriors in Round 4 of the competition on Saturday 9th November (kick-off: 15:00), another team Quins defeated at home in last year’s campaign.
Following the European Champions Cup fixtures, Harlequins will welcome Gloucester Rugby to The Stoop on Sunday 1st December (kick-off: 15:00, live on BT Sport) looking to avenge their home defeat to the Cherry and Whites in the tournament during the 18/19 season.
After another two weeks of continental action, the squad head to the Ricoh Arena to face Wasps in Round 6 on Saturday 21st December (kick-off: 15:00).
Following their trip to the Midlands, the Londoners head home and will make their customary trip across the A316 to Twickenham Stadium to face Leicester Tigers in Big Game 12 on Saturday 28th December (kick-off: 16:30, live on BT Sport).
Then, in Round 8, Harlequins will travel to the North West to face Sale Sharks at the AJ Bell on Friday 3rd January (kick-off: 19:45, also live on BT Sport).
Commenting on the fixtures announcement, Head of Rugby Paul Gustard said: “Having begun our pre-season preparations on-site this week, excitement is already building in the squad and the release of the new campaign’s fixtures has amplified the focus and anticipation amongst the group.
“We achieved some promising advancements on and off the field last season, and we are striving to build on those and move on up.
“Over the summer, we have made some unbelievably exciting additions to our group. They are all good people and will add significant value, and I look forward to their contribution in the 2019/20. We believe in ourselves, in who we are, in our purpose, and most importantly in the players we have which means we simply can’t wait to rip in and take another step forward as a team and as a Club."
Dates and kick-off times for Rounds 9 to 22 are still subject to change with European, Premiership Rugby Cup and Premiership Rugby Shield fixtures still to be announced.
Harlequins' Gallagher Premiership Fixtures for the 2019/20 Season
Saturday 19th October: Exeter Chiefs v Harlequins, Sandy Park, 15:00
Saturday 26th October: Harlequins v Bristol Bears, The Stoop, 15:00
Friday 1st November: Northampton Saints v Harlequins, Franklin’s Gardens, 19:45 (live on BT Sport)
Saturday 9th November: Harlequins v Worcester Warriors, The Stoop, 15:00
Sunday 1st December: Harlequins v Gloucester Rugby, The Stoop, 15:00 (live on BT Sport)
Saturday 21st December: Wasps v Harlequins, The Ricoh Arena, 15:00
Saturday 28th December: Harlequins v Leicester Tigers, Twickenham Stadium 16:30 (live on BT Sport)
Friday 3rd January: Sale Sharks v Harlequins, AJ Bell Stadium, 19:45 (live on BT Sport)
Saturday 25th January: Harlequins v Saracens, The Stoop, TBC
Saturday 15th February: Harlequins v London Irish, The Stoop, TBC
Saturday 22nd February: Bath Rugby v Harlequins, The Rec, TBC
Saturday 29th February: Harlequins v Exeter Chiefs, The Stoop, TBC
Saturday 7th March: Bristol Bears v Harlequins, Ashton Gate Stadium, TBC
Saturday 21st March: Harlequins v Sale Sharks, The Stoop, TBC
Saturday 28th March: Saracens v Harlequins, Allianz Park, TBC
Saturday 11th April: Worcester Warriors v Harlequins, Sixways Stadium, TBC
Saturday 18th April: Harlequins v Northampton Saints, The Stoop, TBC
Saturday 25th Aprill: Harlequins v Bath Rugby, The Stoop, TBC
Saturday 9th May: London Irish v Harlequins, The Madjeski Stadium, TBC
Saturday 16th May: Gloucester Rugby v Harlequins, Kingsholm Stadium, TBC
Saturday 30th May: Harlequins v Wasps, The Stoop, TBC
Saturday 6th June: Leicester Tigers v Harlequins, Welford Road, TBC
Tickets for our first three home Gallagher Premiership matches will go on general sale at 14:00 today and can be purchased here, however the best way of guaranteeing attendance to all regular season home matches is by purchasing a Harlequins membership. To find out more on purchasing a membership, please click here or call the Harlequins Ticket Office on 020 8410 6010.
Our single match hospitality offering for the 2019/20 season has also now gone on sale. For more details and to purchase, please click here.