Sale Sharks will open the new season to the strains of the ‘Tomahawk Chop’ when they travel to Sandy Park, Exeter, to face the Chiefs in the opening match on Saturday 1st September. Saracens will be the first League visitors to the new Salford City Stadium on Saturday 8th September, with Charlie Hodgson and former Wigan Warrior Chris Ashton set to make a return to the North West.
A visit to The Twickenham Stoop the following weekend to face champions Harlequins means that the Sale Sharks supporters will be making their two longest domestic trips within the first three fixtures.
Premiership newcomers London Welsh visit Barton in Round 4, with games at Bath and home to Leicester Tigers following. Worcester Warriors, Dean Schofield’s new club, provide the festive opposition after Christmas.
Sale Sharks ask all supporters to note that, with the exception of the opening and closing games at the Salford City Stadium and the game against Worcester over the Festive period, the club are intially publishing home fixtures as Fridays. Kick offs will normally be 8 p.m. but during the Christmas period and for Round 22, they may be amended.
These dates are subject to change, to fall in line with TV demands and availability of grounds.
Sat Sep.1 Exeter Chiefs (A)
Sat Sep. 8 Saracens (H)
Sep.15/16 Harlequins (A)
Fri Sep.21 London Welsh (H)
Sep.28/29/30 Bath (A)
Fri.Oct. 5 Leicester Tigers (H)
Oct. 26/27/28 Worcester Warriors (A)
Fri.Nov. 2 London Irish (H)
Nov.23/24/25 Gloucester (A)
Fri.Nov.30 Northampton Saints (H)
Dec.21/22/23 London Wasps (A)
Sat.Dec.29 Worcester Warriors (H)
Jan. 4/5/6 Saracens (A)
Fri.Feb. 8 Exeter Chiefs (H)
Feb.15/16/17 London Welsh (A)
Fri.Feb.22 Harlequins (H)
Mar. 1/2/3 Leicester Tigers (A)
Fri.Mar.22 Bath (H)
Mar.29/30/31 London Irish (A)
Fri.Apr.12 Gloucester (H)
Apr.19/20/21 Northampton Saints (A)
Sat.May 4 London Wasps (H)
All eleven Aviva Premiership fixtures are included in a season ticket, along with the three Pool games in the Heineken Cup* against Toulon, Montpellier and Cardiff Blues, two LV= Cup matches, two tickets for the JPMorgan Sevens at Edgeley Park on July 20th, plus the prestigious pre-season game versus back-to-back Heineken Cup winners Leinster on Friday 24th August (8.00 p.m.). *Season ticket holders will receive first choice for cup tickets if Sale Sharks proceed to the quarter final or beyond.
Why not come along to our new Stadium between noon and 7 p.m. on Friday 6th July to see behind-the-scenes and purchase your season ticket for 2012/13?
To register your attendance at the open day, simply join the event on our Facebook page.
Can’t wait until then?
Use our interactive stadium tour. Pick your desired seats for next season and call our ticket office on 08444 994 994, Monday – Friday between 9am and 5pm.
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