London Irish Started Anglo-Welsh Cup

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London Irish is all set to host Bath Rugby at the Madejski Stadium. They did this in the Anglo-Welsh Cup opening round of the on 4 November on Saturday. The match started at 3pm.

In the competition teams in Pool 1 played against teams in Pool 4. Similarly, the team in Pool 2 played against team in Pool 3.

Irish travel to Gloucester Rugby, after locking horns with Bath, on November 11 and that match will start at 12.30 pm). They did before entertaining squads of Wasps at the Madejski on 26/27/28 January weekend.

There will be four pool winners come out of this competition and the winners will contest in the match of semi-finals on 10th of March, which is going to be the weekend. However, the final scheduled on the same will be made on 17 March.

Director of Exiles Rugby, Nick Kennedy said: “The competition Anglo-Welsh is the one which let us to showcase the talented and efficient squad of the next generation.”

“We have a range of talent coming all through the ranks at a championship, and by playing alongside our experienced players, certainly they will benefit.

“The competition of this year will be a big opportunity for us against the opposition that we are going to face.”

Here is the name of the players

  • Pool One: Bath Rugby, Wasps, Cardiff Blues, and Gloucester Rugby.
  • Pool Two: Harlequins, Exeter Chiefs, Sale Sharks, and Dragons.
  • Pool Three: Northampton Saints, Saracens, Worcester Warriors, and Scarlets.
  • Pool Four: Newcastle Falcons, London Irish, Leicester Tigers, and Ospreys.

The schedule of the match is

On 4th November the match will be between – London Irish v Bath Rugby at Madejski Stadium at 3pm.

On 11th November the match will be between Gloucester Rugby v London Irish at Kingsholm and will start at 12.30pm.