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Aviva Premiership Rugby Live on TV

This weekend sees a bumper serving of four Aviva Premiership Rugby games live on BT Sport 1.

Northampton Saints’ only victory in their last six Aviva Premiership Rugby matches was against Newcastle Falcons at Milton Keynes on 24 October. Saints have lost their last two Aviva Premiership Rugby encounters at Franklin’s Gardens (both to Saracens) but have not lost three in a row there in the league since 2011.
 
Gloucester Rugby’s only defeat in their last four matches in all tournaments was to Wasps at Coventry in round 4 of Aviva Premiership Rugby. Gloucester have won two of their last three away games in all tournaments.
 
There’s a Super Saturday with two games live from Twickenham Stadium. Coverage starts at 2.45pm on BT Sport 1 with Saracens v Worcester Warriors kicking off at 3.15pm first up.
 
Saracens have won their last nine matches in all tournaments since losing to Exeter Chiefs at Allianz Park in Aviva Premiership Rugby last May. Saracens only defeat in their last five visits to Twickenham came after extra time against Northampton Saints in the Aviva Premiership Rugby Final 2014.
 
Worcester Warriors have a won two, lost two record in Aviva Premiership Rugby this season. Worcester have never played a game of XVs at Twickenham before, but did appear in the Middlesex Sevens on seven occasions in the noughties.
 
The second game sees London Irish v Wasps taking to the Twickenham turf at 5.30pm.
 
London Irish’s only victory in any tournament since April came at home to Agen in round 1 of the European Rugby Challenge Cup.
 
Wasps only loss in their last five fixtures in all tournaments was 16-24 at Leicester Tigers in round 3 of Aviva Premiership Rugby.
 
Wasps have lost one of their last four Aviva Premiership Rugby fixtures against the Exiles: 20-23 at Adams Park in February. The two clubs have clashed just once before at Twickenham with London Irish gaining the victory during the 2008 London Double Header.
 
An old rivalry rounds off the weekend on Sunday when Bath Rugby visit Leicester Tigers. BT Sport 1 will be live from 2.30pm and the game will also free for everyone to view on BT Sport Showcase.
BT Sport's Showcase channel is available on Freeview on channel 59. UK viewers can also watch the game online at www.btsport.com, Sky and Virgin Media. 
 
Leicester Tigers have won their last nine Aviva Premiership Rugby matches at Welford Road and are unbeaten in their last 11 there since losing to London Irish in September 2014.
 
Bath Rugby have a won three, lost two record in all major tournaments this season, while their only defeat in their last five games of Aviva Premiership Rugby was to Wasps at Coventry in October.
 
Friday
 
Northampton Saints v Gloucester Rugby programme starts at 7pm, kick off 7.45pm BT Sport 1
 
Saturday
 
Programme starts at 2.45pm, BT Sport 1
Saracens v Worcester Warriors, kick-off 3.15pm
London Irish v Wasps, kick-off 5.30pm
 
Sunday
 
Leicester Tigers v Bath, programme starts at 2.30pm, kick-off 3pm BT Sport 1 and free on BT Sport Showcase
Highlights
 
Sunday ITV – 11.15pm
Monday ITV4 – 7pm
Tuesday ITV4 – 12.05am
 
Rugby Tonight – Monday 8pm BT Sport 1
Rugby Tonight Extra – Thursday 7.30pm BT Sport 1

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