TOP BAR - Fixtures

Premiership Rugby Cup round three social media preview

Premiership Rugby Cup round three social media preview

This weekend sees the final of three consecutive weeks of Premiership Rugby Cup action, with each side facing their last pool opponent.

It opens with a Friday night triple-header including Gloucester Rugby facing off against Northampton Saints at Kingsholm in front of the BT Sport 2 cameras.

The Cherry and Whites will be looking to disrupt their opponents good start to the tournament, as Saints are the only team to win both their opening games in Pool 2.

Watch out for young fly-half James Grayson, son of former England back Paul Grayson, who has impressed for Saints in the opening two rounds.

The other Friday night games will see Leicester Tigers and Sale Sharks clash at Welford Road while Newcastle Falcons welcome Bath Rugby to Kingston Park.

Exeter Chiefs and Harlequins take part in the only fixture on Saturday, with the Londoners travelling to Sandy Park.

The BT Sport cameras will be at the Ricoh Arena on Sunday as Wasps do battle with Bristol Bears.

Worcester Warriors travel to Allianz Park to take on Saracens for the final clash in round three of the tournament.

It looks like Gloucester are ready for their big Friday night fixture.

While the match will clearly be a special one for Saints’ hooker Mike Haywood.

Bath’s Rhys Davies will be hoping for a birthday win, as he lines up for their fixture against Newcastle Falcons.

Sale winger Denny Solomona will be looking to find some form in the Premiership Rugby Cup as he makes his return.

Tom Youngs, the Leicester Tigers hooker and captain, will also be returning from injury as they face off against Sale.

Exeter winger Tom O’Flaherty is ready for the visit of Harlequins.

While Quins back Ross Chisholm is also gearing up for Saturday’s fixture, saying his side his on the up.

Worcester Warriors scrum-half and last week’s try of the week winner Francois Hougaard is thinking a bit further ahead then this weekend and has got his eyes on the Premiership Rugby Cup trophy.

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