Welford Road league trip to be televised

Worcester Warriors versus Leicester Tigers in Round 19 of the Aviva Premiership in March has today been selected as one of the ESPN televised games for later in the season.

The game was originally scheduled to be played at Welford Road on Saturday, March 31 but has now been brought forward to Friday, March 30 with a 7.45pm kick-off as the Aviva Premiership heads towards its season finale.

 “The big matches just seem to keep on coming in Aviva Premiership Rugby and this set of games is no exception,” said Premiership Rugby Chief Executive Mark McCafferty.

“In Aviva Premiership Rugby we have some of the biggest rivalries in world rugby and this has been reflected in some impressive attendance figures this season.”

The full list of Live TV matches in rounds 18, 19 and 20 are:

Round 18

Saturday 24 March – Harlequins v Bath Rugby – Twickenham Stoop (14.15) – ESPN

Saturday 24 March – Northampton Saints v London Wasps – Franklin’s Gardens (17.45) – Sky Sports

Sunday 25 March – London Irish v Leicester Tigers – Madejski Stadium (15.00) – ESPN

Round 19

Friday 30 March – Leicester Tigers v Worcester Warriors – Welford Road (19.45) – ESPN

Saturday 31 March – Saracens v Harlequins – Wembley Stadium (15.00) – Sky Sports

Saturday 31 March – Bath Rugby v Northampton Saints – Recreation Ground (17.30) – ESPN

Round 20

Friday 13 April – Sale Sharks v Bath Rugby – Edgeley Park (19.45) – Sky Sports

Saturday 14 April – Northampton Saints v Leicester Tigers – Franklin’s Gardens (14.15) – ESPN

Saturday 14 April – Harlequins v London Wasps – Twickenham Stoop (16.30) – ESPN

Live televised fixtures for Round 21 will be announced shortly.