Championship fixtures announced
London Irish will play their opening game of the Greene King IPA Championship at last season’s runners up Ealing Trailfinders following the announcement of fixtures for the tenth season of the league.
Coventry fought for promotion and secured a return to the second tier of English rugby after eight long years. Their convincing win over Caldy last season put them at the top of the national league 1 which they were able to stay top and earn promotion. Coventry will face Jersey Reds at home in the opening game in the Championship.
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Cornish Pirates who secured a top 4 finish in the 2017-18 season will begin their campaign at home against Doncaster Knights.
Round One 31 August-2 September 2018
Cornish Pirates vs Doncaster Knights
Coventry vs Jersey Reds
Ealing Trailfinders vs London Irish
Hartpury College vs Yorkshire Carnegie
Nottingham vs Bedford Blues
Richmond vs London Scottish