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2019/20 fixtures revealed


Fixtures for the 2019/20 Greene King IPA Championship season have been confirmed.

The Trailfinders will begin their league campaign away at Cornish Pirates on the weekend of 12/13 October in a challenging start to the new year. 


The competition will be played over 22 rounds, beginning on 11th October with the final game played on 10th May next year.  


The RFU Championship Cup, taking place for the second time, will open the season’s fixtures with the first games taking place on 20th September.   


As in its inaugural season, teams will be split into three pools, playing across six rounds with the pool stage fixtures all completed before Christmas. The top two teams from each pool together with the two best runners up across the three pools will all proceed to the quarter-finals which will be followed by the semi-finals and a final which will take place in May next year. 


Pool 1 comprises of Ampthill, Bedford Blues, Coventry and Ealing Trailfinders, in Pool 2 Doncaster Knights will face Hartpury, Jersey Reds and Newcastle Falcons while Cornish Pirates, London Scottish, Nottingham and Yorkshire Carnegie will form Pool 3. 


Greene King IPA championship chairman Geoff Irvine commenting on the new season said:


“The Championship continues to thrive and we look forward to another highly competitive season starting.” 


RFU Director of Professional Rugby Nigel Melville added: “We’re all looking forward to the upcoming season and the fixtures comings out will provide a focus for clubs as they start to prepare for their first games.”


2019/20 Fixtures - exact dates and kick off times to be confirmed:


Greene King IPA Championship: 


11/12/13 October - Cornish Pirates v Ealing Trailfinders


18/19/20 October - Ealing Trailfinders v Jersey Reds


25/26/27 October - Bedford Blues v Ealing Trailfinders


1/2/3 November - Ealing Trailfinders v Coventry 


8/9/10 November - Yorkshire Carnegie v Ealing Trailfinders


15/16/17 November - Doncaster Knights v Ealing Trailfinders


20/21/22 - 27/28/29 December - Ealing Trailfinders v Newcastle Falcons 


10/11/12 January - Nottingham v Ealing Trailfinders 


17/18/19 January - Ealing Trailfinders v Ampthill


24/25/26 January - London Scottish v Ealing Trailfinders 


1/2 February - Ealing Trailfinders v Hartpury 


7/8/9 February - Jersey Reds v Ealing Trailfinders


14/15/16 February - Ealing Trailfinders v Bedford Blues 


28/29 February - Coventry v Ealing Trailfinders 


13/14/15 March - Ealing Trailfinders v Yorkshire Carnegie 


20/21/22 March - Ealing Trailfinders v Doncaster Knights


27/28/29 March - Newcastle Falcons v Ealing Trailfinders


3/4/5 April - Ealing Trailfinders v Nottingham 


10/11/12 April - Ampthill v Ealing Trailfinders 


24/25/26 April - Ealing Trailfinders v London Scottish 


1/2/3 May - Hartpury v Ealing Trailfinders 


8/9/10 May - Ealing Trailfinders v Cornish Pirates 


Championship Cup: 


20/21/22 September - Bedford Blues v Ealing Trailfinders 


27/28/29 September - Ealing Trailfinders v Ampthill


4/5/6/ October - Coventry v Ealing Trailfinders 


29/30 November - Ealing Trailfinders v Bedford Blues


6/7/8 December - Ampthill v Ealing Trailfinders 


13/14/15 December - Ealing Trailfinders v Coventry 

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