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2019/2020 Fixtures are out


By Saint Ted
July 10 2019

The fixtures have been set, first up we have one of the strongest challenges, an away game at Saracens, is this the best time to play them when they will be missing a big chunk of the squad on world cup duty?                

September
20/21/22: Premiership Rugby Cup pool stages
27/28/29: Premiership Rugby Cup pool stages

October
4/5/6: Premiership Rugby Cup pool stages
11/12/13: Premiership Rugby Cup pool stages
Sat 19: Saracens (Gallagher Premiership), A (3pm)
Fri 26: Worcester (Gallagher Premiership), H (3pm)

November
Fri 1: Harlequins (Gallagher Premiership), H (7.45pm), live on BT Sport
Sat 9: Bath (Gallagher Premiership), A (3pm)
15/16/17: Champions Cup Pool 1 - match one
22/23/24: Champions Cup Pool 1 - match two
Sat 30: Leicester (Gallagher Premiership), H (3pm), live on BT Sport

December
6/7/8: Champions Cup Pool 1 - match three
13/14/15: Champions Cup Pool 1 - match four
Sat 21: Sale (Gallagher Premiership), A (3pm)
Sat 28: Gloucester (Gallagher Premiership), H (2pm), live on BT Sport

January
Sun 5: Wasps (Gallagher Premiership), A (3pm), live on BT Sport
10/11/12: Champions Cup Pool 1 - match five
17/18/19: Champions Cup Pool 1 - match six
24/25/26: London Irish (Gallagher Premiership), H


February
14/15/15: Bristol (Gallagher Premiership), H
21/22/23: Exeter (Gallagher Premiership), A
28/29: Saracens (Gallagher Premiership), H

March
6/7/8: Worcester (Gallagher Premiership), A
20/21/22: Wasps (Gallagher Premiership), H
27/28/29: London Irish (Gallagher Premiership), A

April
3/4/5: Champions Cup quarter-finals
10/11/12: Bath (Gallagher Premiership), H
17/18/19: Harlequins (Gallagher Premiership), A
24/25/26: Exeter (Gallagher Premiership), H

May
1/2/3: Champions Cup semi-finals
8/9/10: Bristol (Gallagher Premiership), A
15/16/17: Leicester (Gallagher Premiership), A
Sat 23: Champions Cup final (Marseille)
29/30/31: Sale (Gallagher Premiership), H


June
Sat 6: Gloucester (Gallagher Premiership), A
12/13: Gallagher Premiership play-off semi-finals
Sat 20: Gallagher Premiership final (Twickenham)

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2019/2020 Fixtures are out
Discussion started by Marching On , 10/07/2019 10:04
Marching On
10/07/2019 10:04
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Wilson Pickett
10/07/2019 10:10
The hardest fixture first up, but also when Sarries have all their RWC players out


Perfect!

Saint Stokey
10/07/2019 10:12
Couldn't ask for a tougher 1st game but it could be a blessing in that it gets it over and done with, followed by a game that should restore spirits if we were to lose.

Looking at the end of the season, for once, we have avoided some of the bigger teams. No reason why we can't win all the Prem games in March, April and May.

shendy
10/07/2019 10:18
Good to get that one out of the way on week 1!

twsaint
10/07/2019 10:41
Even if you hate the place, buy your tickets for Barnet and let's do them.

LeicesterSaint
10/07/2019 10:41
Interesting take from Alex Sanderson in the Chron (although I suspect they've only included part of what he said!) - he's pointed out that we were perhaps the best attacking side last season and that was the first season with Boyd.

We are going into the new season with a relatively settled squad, full pre-season and relatively few RWC absentees, there's every chance of hitting the ground running.

ajack
10/07/2019 11:04
They will be missing far more players than we will, has to be a huge advantage to us.

Saint Stokey
10/07/2019 11:12
has anyone seen a list that shows each clubs players that will be at the world cup.

Assuming that we have 7 including O Franks (i think) away at the World Cup, it would be interesting to see how other clubs are being stripped of their prize assets.

Francis - England
Lawes - England
Ludlam - England
Api - Fiji
Hutchinson - Scotland
Tuala - Samoa
Franks - New Zealand

Abington Adam
10/07/2019 11:23
Will Piers and Lewis actually go to Japan though? They and Hutch can't be certainties, meanwhile Reinach could make the Springboks' squad.

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LeicesterSaint
10/07/2019 12:18
We won't know until final squads but even then there will be injury call ups. If Reinach doesn't make the initial squad he's almost certainly om speed dial in case of injuries.

The other variable is the result, if their national team go well they are likely to come back in a good state of mind at least, if they crash out our underperform then it would be the reverse!

Saint Stokey
10/07/2019 12:19
can't believe that i forgot about Cobus... oh, and Dan Biggar!

So, including Franks, that makes a potential 9 players that will be at the World Cup.

By my reckoning, Sarries will have 12

Billy V - England
Kruis - England
George - England
Williams - Wales
Mako V - England
Itoje - England
Farrell - England
Maitland - Scotland
Koch - South Africa
Daly - England
Singleton - England
Spencer - England

Given their strength in depth, it's still going to be a massive ask. They still have the likes of Goode, Lewington, Lozowski, Skelton and Barritt

Dragonboy
10/07/2019 14:14
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Saint Stokey
can't believe that i forgot about Cobus... oh, and Dan Biggar!
So, including Franks, that makes a potential 9 players that will be at the World Cup.

By my reckoning, Sarries will have 12

Billy V - England
Kruis - England
George - England
Williams - Wales
Mako V - England
Itoje - England
Farrell - England
Maitland - Scotland
Koch - South Africa
Daly - England
Singleton - England
Spencer - England

Given their strength in depth, it's still going to be a massive ask. They still have the likes of Goode, Lewington, Lozowski, Skelton and Barritt
I think they could als be without Figallo -Argentina and Lamositele -USA assuming they are still Sarries

ramseysaint
10/07/2019 14:52
Fixtures are out, so where's my season ticket smiling smiley

Walks11
10/07/2019 15:25
Quote:
Saint Stokey
can't believe that i forgot about Cobus... oh, and Dan Biggar!
So, including Franks, that makes a potential 9 players that will be at the World Cup.

By my reckoning, Sarries will have 12

Billy V - England
Kruis - England
George - England
Williams - Wales
Mako V - England
Itoje - England
Farrell - England
Maitland - Scotland
Koch - South Africa
Daly - England
Singleton - England
Spencer - England

Given their strength in depth, it's still going to be a massive ask. They still have the likes of Goode, Lewington, Lozowski, Skelton and Barritt

think I saw Figallo had been called up by Argentina as well and Lamositele in the wider USA squad

Wilson Pickett
10/07/2019 19:30
Shows how much Saracens are paying Skelton.... would have been in Aussie XV

doesn’t qualify for Giteau’s Law

SaintMaul
10/07/2019 19:51
It's a tough run in with 3 of our 4 final Premiership games away.

On the plus side both times we face Sarries they will be depleted of their internationals.

Tigers will be tough in the middle of 4 Champions Cup matches when Tigers can rest players in the games leading up to the derby due to being in the Challenge Cup.



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Wilson Pickett
10/07/2019 20:24
Quote:
SaintMaul
It's a tough run in with 3 of our 4 final Premiership games away.
On the plus side both times we face Sarries they will be depleted of their internationals.

Tigers will be tough in the middle of 4 Champions Cup matches when Tigers can rest players in the games leading up to the derby due to being in the Challenge Cup.


Tigers won’t be resting many players considering they’re trying to find a new owner !!!

Saint Stokey
10/07/2019 22:27
... And they are trying to regain some pride. I think they will be going all out to win it.

Saint Stokey
10/07/2019 22:27
... And they are trying to regain some pride. I think they will be going all out to win it.

shendy
11/07/2019 07:01
I thought pride was Lions, not Tigers?

Wilson Pickett
11/07/2019 07:31
get yer coat

higgy365
11/07/2019 08:19
Quote:
Wilson Pickett
get yer coat

Ey up, shendy, you’ve pulled mate.

shendy
11/07/2019 11:31
Quote:
higgy365
Quote:
Wilson Pickett
get yer coat

Ey up, shendy, you’ve pulled mate.

(Sm124)

Longers
12/07/2019 18:09
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I did like this!

Stockers
13/07/2019 09:25
Priceless!

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