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New fans of rugby can experience their first ever rugby match for free during the 2015/16 season

As the nation prepares to welcome the new supporters swept up by a huge Autumn of rugby, Aviva is giving new fans the chance to watch their first ever live rugby match for free during the 2015/16 Aviva Premiership Rugby season.

Catering for new fans who have never before experienced the excitement of a live rugby match day, Aviva has teamed up with Premiership Rugby to offer the perfect chance to watch an Aviva Premiership Rugby match and see some of the leading players on the planet battling it out in the best domestic league in the world. First Timers will have the opportunity to get their hands on a pair of free tickets from a pool of nearly 2,000 tickets that cover every game in the first seven rounds of matches, from the start of the season right up to Christmas.

In a series of exclusive interviews, Aviva spoke to international rugby stars from all 12 Aviva Premiership Rugby clubs about their first time experiences in rugby including from when they were children through to the Aviva Premiership Rugby and their first international match. Players including Northampton Saints winger George North and Harlequins’ and England captain Chris Robshaw were asked to describe the emotions they felt as they ran out for their first ever game and significant moments in their career including their first ever try and the first time they picked up a ball. Fans can watch all 12 interviews at http://bit.ly/1QvqOR7

Games available include the opening round clashes – Harlequins v Wasps, Worcester Warriors v Northampton Saints, Newcastle Falcons v Gloucester Rugby, Bath Rugby v Exeter Chiefs, Saracens v Sale Sharks and London Irish v Leicester Tigers.

If you know someone who has never been to an Aviva Premiership Rugby fixture, encourage them to register for a pair of free tickets to an Aviva Premiership Rugby match of their choice by visiting www.premiershiprugby.com/avivafirsttimers

Lindsay Forster, Customer Marketing Director at Aviva UK, said: “The nation’s interest in rugby will peak this autumn as one of the world’s biggest sporting events hits our shore and inspired by rugby fans who have never experienced the excitement of match day in the Aviva Premiership Rugby live, we’re delighted to offer them the chance to enjoy their first ever match courtesy of Aviva and the 12 Aviva Premiership Rugby clubs across England.”

Tell your friends and family who have never been to an Aviva Premiership Rugby match to apply for tickets at: www.premiershiprugby.com/avivafirsttimers

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