Revealed! Fixtures for next season's Guinness Pro12 are released
Published 13/07/2016 | 12:14
Champions Connacht will begin the defence of their Guinness Pro12 crown when they host the Glasgow Warriors on September 3.
The season begins a day earlier when Leinster face Treviso at the RDS and Ulster take on the Newport Gwent Dragons at Kingspan Stadium.
Johan 'Rassie' Erasmus' first competitive game will be a trip to Wales to take on the Scarlets.
The opening provincial derbies of the season will be played on October 7-8 with Ulster's clash with Connacht at the Sportgrounds and Leinster's clash with Munster at the Aviva Stadium.
70 of the opening 78 games will be televised.